Sound dampening in stand?

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    I am thinking about lining the inside of my stand with dynamat in order to keep things a little quieter. Has anyone done this? Good results?
     
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    wot is dynamat a rubbery foam like material?
     
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    What's making noise in your stand? A return pump? Overflow draining?
     
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    There is a small hum going on right now. Not sure from where just yet.
     
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    Hum, sounds like a pump. Is it submerged or external? If it is external, try putting a sponge or rag under it. If it is submerged, many manufacturers sell rubber feet that can go between the pump and the glass.
     
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    What I think it is, is I put some rubble rock in my sump and one of the larger pieces is sort of wedged between pump and sump wall. I figure if I remove that the hum will go away. However, that wedged rock is sort of serving a purpose which is ensuring that my float valve for my DIY RO/DI ATO does pull its mount up when it floats.
     
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    Sounds like you may want to rethink your float mount and move the rock
     
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    Yeah, I am going to pressure fit some egg crate in there to hold the float instead of the rock.
     
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