Industrial hygiene is separated into two main applications - Noise at Work and Human Vibration. Norsonic has during the past year expanded the product portfolio to cover both applications. By close cooperation with our customers and health and safety research institutes we have designed a carefully balanced selection of measuring tools and application software that covers both the vibration and noise domain.
Noise control in industrial halls is essential to ensure a non-harmful environment for the workers and limit the immissions caused at the neighbouring buildings. Check out how CadnaR enables you to model and calibrate your machines, calculate and evaluate noise at the workplaces and assess measures to acoustically improve any situation at hand.
Neighbour Noise, Environmental Noise & Community Noise. Noise nuisance is a growing issue that continues to hit the headlines. Whether it`s noisy neighbours, barking dogs or music events, the need to measure noise nuisance is rapidly increasing.
The noise from vehicles such as cars, buses and trucks is wide spread with many people being affected by these noise sources in their daily lives. All modern vehicles will be designed to meet strict safety and emissions standards as well as noise output levels. All vehicles sold in the EU must comply with a range of noise directives to ensure that they meet these specified noise levels when they are sold and many countries enforce regular checks over the life of the vehicle. Motor Sport noise is a often a source...
The infrastructure required by the iron and steel industry is considerable, and includes a variety of rotating machines such as pumps, fans and rolling mills. Processes and operating conditions vary according to the product worked, and may involve cyclic operations, complex facilities, and stringent security and accessibility constraints.
Noise ordinance covers the monitoring of noise in major urban areas in the US. Common complaints from residents include: Barking dogs, Noisy neighbours, Loud music, Construction noise, Industrial noise, Transportation noise.
The paper industry depends upon a continuous industrial process in which the paper machine is the central factor. This system is based on several variable speed rollers mounted on roller-bearing blocks, and damage to a single block can be enough to shut down production for several hours.
In a process unique to the mining industry, mineral ore must be extracted and conveyed to a means of transportation in a challenging environment. This involves the use of high-power fixed and mobile equipment with complex kinematics. The entire process is carried out in cyclic and variable operating conditions with significant safety and accessibility constraints. Mining operations are also a source of noise and vibration pollution both for site workers and people in the surrounding area.
The oil and gas industry requires major infrastructure in terms of refineries and offshore extraction platforms which operate continuously. A large number of essential rotating machines, structures and piping networks are subjected to high levels of demand in a difficult environment, leading to the potential for breakage.
Acoustic Associates have been involved on numerous large scale projects, in the quarrying, mining, power generation and waste management sectors where the Secretary of State required full Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) to be able to properly assess and balance the suitability and sustainability of large scale developments. Acoustic Associates can provide the noise chapters for these EIA’s and are happy to work in interdisciplinary teams to provide co-ordinated and seamless reports. Acoustic Associates has...
The nuclear industry must increase the availability and reliability of its power stations whilst ensuring that a high level of safety is maintained. The principal weak points in achieving this objective are the industry`s systems and components.
As a major source of renewable energy, wind turbines are continuing to experience exponential growth, with a production capacity that is doubling every three years. Reliability and the optimisation of maintenance have become major economic challenges for wind turbine operators.