Full or Partial Noise Enclosures

Dugouts are full or partial noise enclosures used by industrial & manufacturing companies looking to reduce dB levels on the production floor.  The goal is to shut down excessive noise coming from a workstation or stationary piece of equipment by surrounding it with our sound attenuating QBS or QBV blankets attached to a frame. Each Dugout is custom-made to order, easy to assemble, and configurable to meet the needs of your project. Options include locking caster wheels for portability, clear vinyl windows for visibility, baffle cutouts for ventilation & conduit, and a roof to further encapsulate & trap sound. CAD drawings are provided after your order is placed.

The entire system is simple to erect and disassemble for easy maintenance and/or portability.   Enclosures are available in dimensions up to 8′ wide x 8′ deep x 10′ tall with standard square tube framing, and up to 16′ with an HD frame (base plate only, no casters). Taller enclosures can also be made which suspend from your ceiling deck.

Questions?  Call 1-800-638-9355

portable partial enclosure for industrial settings

Noise Isolation

Our three-sided industrial sound enclosures are able to provide up to a 15 dBA noise level reduction, while a four-sided enclosure with a roof is able to trigger up to 20 dBA level drops.

Dugouts are available in pre-packaged sets of QBS or QBV Sound Reduction Blankets that ship with a square tube framing system & all hardware included for clients who do not want to build their own framing system.

To control price points, you have the option to build your own frame out of anything that can support 1.5 pounds per square foot, including chain link, tubular steel, green treated lumber, angle iron, or uni-strut.   It is for those clients who are looking for a turnkey solution that these noise enclosure Dugouts are designed.   

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Pricing

Dugouts are custom-built to your specifications.   To discuss your industrial noise mitigation project & receive a custom quote, please call our help desk at 1-800-638-9355.  We’ve included an example 3-sided Dugout & pricing here.

Length x Depth x Height
Without Roof
With Roof
8' x 4' x 8'
$4,800
$5,600

The Framing

Our Dugout noise enclosures are built with a tubular framing system that comes complete with locking caster wheels, legs, connectors, arms, and hooks that are used to anchor the sound blankets into place.   The Sound Barrier Blankets are then cut to fit the frame perfectly, and shipped to your doorstep as a sound barrier kit all ready to assemble.

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Tips & Techniques

NetWell’s noise enclosure Dugouts are three or four-sided sound barriers with an optional roof.  Some clients who are unable to enclose a workstation or machinery will instead opt to use SoundScreens, which are portable walls on caster wheels that can be placed into position to block directional noise using the same QBS or QBV Blankets.  Note that the Dugouts can be customized with clear vinyl windows, cutouts for running electrical, lighting, ventilation, pass-through strip curtains, and double track “slide by” doors to help meet all of your needs.

For other sound barrier options be sure to view our full line of sound blankets.

Questions?  Call 1-800-638-9355

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Sound Test Results

Octave Band Frequency (Hz)
125
250
500
1k
2k
4k
NRC
STC
2"
.76
.89
.82
.38
.53
.35
.75
2"
12
16
27
32
44
43
29
125
250
500
1k
2"
.76
.89
.82
.38
2"
12
16
27
32
2k
4k
NRC
STC
2"
.53
.35
.75
2"
44
43
29
Spec Sheet

Dugouts constructed out of QBS blankets are class A fire rated and approved for use in any public venue.

* Test results available upon request

Shipping

Your Dugout will be shipped complete with the square tube framing and the corresponding QBS or QBV Blankets carefully prepared and packaged for shipment.  Be sure to inspect your order when it delivers, and sign for anything that may have been damaged en route to your job site.

Shipping/Receiving Terms & Conditions
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Custom Size?

For custom sizes other than what is shown here, use our popular Room Analysis tool to submit your dimensions and we will quote your project back.

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Dugout Dimensions

If you have questions on your Dugout soundproofing application, use this form to submit your dimensions or call for help to 1-800-638-9355.

Before You Get Started…

NetWell prides itself on being a teaching website. Yes, our goal is to help you solve your noise issues, but just as important is to help you understand how to do it, and do so cost effectively. The support tools below are built for you to help you better understand the art of sound control. We look forward to working with you, and delivering back a more user-friendly space.

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