Sound Level Monitoring Articles

  • Noise Cancelling Headphones: The Beginning

    Noise cancelling headphones make it possible for people to listen to audio content without having to raise the volume excessively. The special headphones can totally offset the effects of a distracting noise, enabling the wearer to relax in a noisy environment, such as when they’re travelling on an aircraft, for example. ...


    By Sound Planning Limited

  • New requirements for safe use and storage of liquid nitrogen and dry ice

    The College of American Pathologists ("CAP")recently imposed new requirementsto address risks related to the use and storage of liquid nitrogen ("LN2") and dry ice. Background The new requirements come after a deadly incident in 2017, when liquid nitrogen leaked at a Georgia lab that was not accredited through CAP.  Emergency responders were called to the scene when an employee ...

  • Pepsi Is Launching the First Ever “Nitro Soda”

    Nitrogen-infused or nitro beverages have been among the biggest trends in the beverage industry. There's been no shortage of nitro cold brew coffees and nitro beers, but never a nitro soda—until now, with the launch of Nitro Pepsi. The new beverage was sampled at the 2019 Super Bowl and while you won't find it on tap just yet, here's what you can look forward to. Introducing Nitro ...

  • Why do market leaders like Cargill choose the innovative Plasma-Injector odor control system for their stack emissions?

    Unlike incinerators, chemical scrubbers or bio-systems, the Plasma-Injector does not need any chemicals or water and does not generate any waste. A compact “plug & play” solution. ...


    By Uniqair Technologies Ltd.

  • 10-Year Noise nuisance mystery finally wrapped up - Case study

    The Solution As a result, and coupled with an investigation into the numerous noise sources from the factory, a number of recommendations were made and implemented. To test their efficacy a second BS41421997 assessment was carried out seven months later. The second report concluded that the impact had reduced noise to a level below "marginal significance" and they didn't envisage any further ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Innovia Films - Case Study

    Informed choices for sustainable manufacturing - the LCAs provided a valuable benchmark for Innovia Films and its cellulose based product. Innovia Films has used the GaBi Cradle to Gate life-cycle assessment tool and scenario modelling software to establish sound environmental credentials for its products and processes. Working with thinkstep, the company now has the knowledge to drive ...


    By thinkstep

  • Cirrus helps music festival keep the peace with local residents - Case study

    With the summer season in full swing, people up and down the country are travelling far and wide to attend the year’s biggest music festivals. What better way is there to enjoy this glorious British summer than to venture off to enjoy a few days of fantastic music, surrounded by your favourite people? Music festivals are synonymous with British summer but as fun as they may be, they can, if ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Tackling Occupational Hygiene

    The collective movement for solving issues surrounding work related ill health continues to gain momentum, highlighted in the HSE Help GB Work Well Scheme calling for ‘greater awareness of the harm, costs and preventability of the issue’ which should ‘drive collective action to improve health ...


    By Casella

  • Water quality for a laboratory monitored by AQUAVISTA™

    Biochemical & Molecular Biology laboratory at Nîmes University Hospital The Biochemical & Molecular Biology laboratory at Nîmes University Hospital has four main activities: the Biochemistry, Hormonology, Biological Oncology and General Toxico-Pharmacology sectors, for both routine and emergencies; the Toxicology and specialized and forensic ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

  • Algae Controlled in a US Drinking Water Reservoir

    A floating solar powered algae control system was installed in Emmitsburg (US) to control algae in a reservoir that provides drinking water to approximately 3,000 people. The MPC-Buoy system, installed in April 2017, succeeds in controlling algae, reducing chemical costs and water usage. The Challenge: Control Algae Problems The main objective of the project was to reduce ...


    By LG Sonic

  • What is reverberation time and how it is calculated?

    What is the reverberation time of a room? Reverberation time is the time required for the sound to “fade away” or decay in a closed space. Sound in a room will repeatedly bounce off surfaces such as the floor, walls, ceiling, windows or tables. When these reflections mix, a phenomeon known as reverberation is created. Reverberation reduces when the reflections hit ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Rodelta boosts capacity PWN! - Case Study

    PWN Pure Water and Nature (a water supply company in North Holland) supplies tap water to thousands of customers. With the number tap water connections increasing to 750,000, it became apparent that the existing 8 Rodelta NSM 7310 pumps, although still working well, would need to be upgraded for capacity. THE CHALLENGE PWN Pure Water and Nature (a water supply company in ...

  • Algae control in Auckland Dam - Case Study

    Five solar-powered algae control systems where installed in the Lower Nihotupu Dam in Auckland, New Zealand to reduce the levels of blue-green algae. The project started in December 2016 and so far, the project appeared to be of great success with the blue-green algae count over summer 90 per cent less than the previous year. The Challenge: Reduce Blue-green Algae Count The ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Noise measurement in the fast lane! - case study

    Due to the nature of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) work, noise is an inevitable by-product of its daily activities. Consequently to ensure the welfare of both its staff and the community in which it operates, VOSA undertakes regular noise assessments to ensure that the relevant regulations are being adhered to, thereby protecting both the environment in which it operates as well ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Ilmor Engineering’s choice for detail and accuracy - Case study

    As one of the world’s top racing engine design and manufacturers, noise levels in the workplace have always been an issue for Ilmor Engineering. But when they won a large contract with the US giant General Motors to design and manufacture a new turbocharged V6 racing engine for the 2012 IndyCar championship, its managers knew immediately this would result in significantly increased ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Jersey Opera house puts Optimus Red in the spotlight - Case study

    When the audience sits in the beautiful auditorium of Jersey Opera House, they have very little idea of the technology that goes into giving them the ultimate live show experience. Whether they have come to see stand-up comedian Kevin Bridges or a full stage production of New Jersey Nights, the quality and right level of sound are absolutely crucial. Jersey Opera House Technical Manager Chris ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus Red and doseBadge adapt to new challenge - Case study

    Established in 1934, Lindapter International is the world’s innovator of steelwork clamping systems, eliminating the requirement to drill or weld steel. The company designs and manufactures specialist products for connecting structural steel sections together and has more than 85 years’ of experience in its field. The company’s success is the result of its dedication to meet and ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Optimus Green helps to bale out Festival - Case study

    Recently at the Ravenstonedale Festival in the heart of Cumbria, a rather unusual method of noise control was implemented when it seemed the local acoustics were conspiring against the organisers. The UK is renowned for its rich heritage in hosting outdoor festivals, whether it be music or literary, through to farming, food or catering to even more niche audiences. But every festival is unique ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

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