QuietRock® 510

Key Benefits

  • ½" sound damped gypsum panel for new or retrofit residential construction

  • Ideal for remodels and upgrades, easily installs over existing walls, with no demolition required

  • Continues to reduce noise even when fixtures are installed, such as shelves or cabinets

  • UL classified and can be used as an additional layer in fire-resistance rated assemblies

  • Outperforms other residential sound attenuation methods, including multi-layered gypsum panels, fiberboard, and insulation

Product Description : cost effective sound control
for residential applications

1/2” QuietRock® 510 is a cost-effective sound damping gypsum panel ideal for residential new construction and remodeling applications. Installs and finishes like standard gypsum panels, no special tools required. QuietRock® 510 outperforms other noise control alternatives such as multiple gypsum panels, fiberboard, and insulation. The product is UL classified and can be used as an additional layer in fire resistance rated assemblies.

Product Dimensions

QuietRock® 510 QR-510 1/2" 48" 8'-12' Tapered 2.1 lbs/ft2

1 Length availability may change; other lengths may be available on a special-order basis. Consult with your local QuietRock® representative.

2 Represents approximate weight for design and shipping purposes. A more exact weight may be available for your area; consult with your local QuietRock® representative.

Technical Data


Core: Naturally occurring gypsum and proprietary additives laminated with a sound damping proprietary viscoelastic polymer glue.

Paper: 100% recycled paper on front, back and long edges

Manufactured ASTM C 1396

QuietRock System Installation Instructions (510, 530, 545)

GA-216 Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products 

GA-214 - Levels of Finish for Gypsum  Panel Products 

ASTM C840 Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board

Surface Burn ASTM E84

Class A 

Flame Spread 15
Smoke Developed 0

Combustibility ASTM E136 Non-Combustible Gypsum Core
Fire Resistance and Sound Control

The PABCO® Sound Design Guide

Sound Design Tool

Underwriters Laboratories - UL Product iQ® CKNX R7094 for the latest UL Design Numbers

Product Documents



Wallboard Guidelines