Scranton Products offers several informative tools to help Architects and Specifiers learn more about ideal use, material options, design and installation of our brands.
Recent test measured the noise level created by the normal operation of a metal locker at 81 decibels. To put that into context, the American Tinnitus Association identified an alarm clock (2 feet away) as having a sound level of 80 db. Alternatively the noise level is considered similar to that created by a washing machine.
In terms of reducing potential noise pollution in the indoor environment, specifying Duralife Lockers in a school corridor, instead of metal would create a material difference. It is the difference between a hallway filled with buzzing alarm clocks or a hallway filled with whooshing washing machines.