noise insulation News

  • MBR Wastewater Treatment Plant in a Touristic Resort

    COMS has recently commissioned an MBR wastewater treatment plant in a touristic resort (Maho Reef) with the total capacity of 720 m3/d and averagely 3600 persons served, composed by means of N. 6 40’ equipped containers. The main function of the commissioned plant is to ensure an high quality of the treated wastewater combined with energy saving solution and, considering the touristic ...


    By COMS s.r.l.

  • Green walls, effective acoustic insulation

    The Department of Thermal Machines and Motors of the University School of Mining and Public Works Engineering is exploring the energy efficiency of buildings by conducting tests on various materials. Zaloa Azkorra, an agricultural engineer, began to study the acoustic and energy efficiency of green walls to find out their performance, since these walls consisting of vegetation could be beneficial ...

  • Green walls, effective acoustic insulation

    The Department of Thermal Machines and Motors of the University School of Mining and Public Works Engineering is exploring the energy efficiency of buildings by conducting tests on various materials. Zaloa Azkorra, an agricultural engineer, began to study the acoustic and energy efficiency of green walls to find out their performance, since these walls consisting of vegetation could be beneficial ...

  • We’re hearing work-related noise issues, loud and clear

    While awareness of how exposure to harmful dust in the workplace is on the increase, as are the methods for effectively monitoring this, the ongoing problem of noise induced hearing loss, as the global number one preventable occupational disease cannot be ignored. According to a recent article issued by North America’s National Institute of Occupational Health and safety (NIOSH) hearing ...


    By Casella

  • Central grinding - simple, fast, quiet

    Untitled Document Hellweg Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG is presenting its 260 series of granulators at Fakuma 2006. The granulators are used in plastics processing companies for central grinding of all kinds of surplus production. On account of very good heat conductivity, these granulators can also easily granulate materials with high feed product temperatures. The angled cut ...

  • Children are more hyperactive if they live near busy roads

    Children living close to busy roads may have an increased risk of hyperactivity. They may also have more emotional problems, especially if they are exposed to higher levels of noise during the night, according to research carried out on children’s health in Germany. Research on the negative health effects of noise on children has mainly focused on aircraft noise at school, but less is ...

  • The largest plant for tyre recycling in Abu Dhabi is delivered by Eldan

    A high efficiency tyre recycling plant has officially been opened in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi. The system line can process up to 8,000 kilograms of old tyres per hour, making it the largest in the United Arab Emirates. The produced granulate of sizes between 0.5 - 4 mm conforms to the highest quality standard. The recycling plant from the manufacturer Eldan Recycling, Denmark, has been marketed by ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Cirrus Research provides the Banks Group with something to make a noise about!

    As one of the largest and most successful development teams in the UK, The Banks Group needs to be at the cutting edge of technology when planning and developing its sites. The need for environmentally conscious development is of course a prime concern for today’s developers and it is with this in mind that The Banks Group uses Cirrus Research noise measurement instruments to help ensure ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Don’t let these New Year’s resolutions fall on deaf ears!

    Life and noise go hand-in-hand but the effect of noise is a subject that is rarely considered by individuals on a day-to-day basis. It is, however, a common workplace hazard that in many cases goes undetected until it is too late and hearing loss for the individual, or individuals, has occurred. It is with this in mind that Cirrus Research plc, a leading expert in the creation and production of ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • North East Hotspots for Noise Nuisance Complaints

    Cirrus has always been keen to follow trends on noise nuisance. We are heavily involved in this sector, so in 2015 we launched a campaign in to dig down to local level and see what the situation was like at the grass roots. In Yorkshire, we started with a series of Freedom of Information requests from every Local Authority in the region; asking them how many complaints they had, what were the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Arizona Residents Learn about the Pros & Cons of Installing Carpet after a Property Damage Claim

    When a property damage claim has to be filed with an insurance company, more often than not, the claim includes some type of damage to the building’s flooring. This is often due to water, fire or smoke damage that either directly destroys the flooring or contaminates it with sewage, mold or smoke residues. Choosing the type of flooring to repair a residential or commercial property is an ...

  • XL2-TA Sound Level Meter receives Austrian Type Approval

    The XL2-TA Sound Level Meter has received class 1 type-approval from the BEV (Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen) in Austria. The type approved class 1 sound level meter is therefore suitable for environmental noise, occupational health and sound insulation applications in Austria where the measurements are required to be certified. This type approval certificate confirms, that the ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • NTi Audio experts at Swiss Acoustical Conference

    This year’s spring meeting of Swiss acousticians provided NTi Audio with an extraordinary forum for presentation of their wide range of professional expert measurement solutions. The day consisted of a series of practical demonstrations, led by engineers from all major manufacturers. Visitors learned how to determine speech intelligibility as well as measure reverberation time, sound ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Complex biological wastewater treatment plant expanded during normal operation

    With its headquarters in the Lake Constance region, fruit processing company Fidel Dreher manufactures a range of juices, concentrates and purées. As a by-product of handling apples, the facility produces approximately 136,500 m³ of wastewater each year, which – until now – has been treated in batches by means of an aerobic biological cleaning process and discharged ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Airspace proposals promise better community engagement but limited noise reduction

    The Department of Transport has launched a major consultation on reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace. The proposals follow intense community pressure over recent years for the Government to act to prevent significant airspace changes being implemented without either consultation or compensation for those affected on the ground. They are timed to come into effect alongside ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • A touch of genius

    In what has been a year of opportunity for visionary science led companies, it is comforting to report that innovation is alive and well, not only in the multi nationals, but, in some of the smaller scientific businesses also. Peak Scientific, the global gas generator manufacturer has enjoyed a buoyant year fueled, behind the scenes, by a desire to improve its products and become a ‘best ...

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