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  • CASELLA CONTINUES TO HELP BUSINESSES REDUCE RISKS FROM EXPOSURE TO VIBRATION

    New CEL-960 Human Vibration Meter offers remote operation for more easier measurement of hand-arm and whole-body vibration Further demonstrating its commitment to helping employers reduce or eliminate the ...


    By Casella

  • Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447

    An increase in the number of hand-arm and whole-body injuries caused by vibration is the consequence of the use of modern appliances that are powered by external power sources. Hand-tools, machinery, and heavy vehicles cause vibration, the harmfulness of which depends on its intensity and frequency content, and the time of exposure. Brüel & Kjærs Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447, a portable ...

  • New, Portable, Human Vibration Analyzer

    Hand-tools, machinery, and heavy vehicles cause vibration, the harmfulness of which depends on its intensity and frequency content, and the time of exposure. Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447 was developed and designed on the basis of input from several groups concerned about human vibration from manufacturers of building machinery to medical institutions. It is perfect for those working with ...

  • Hand-held vibration analyser – a complete toolbox

    Based on Brüel & Kjær’s award-winning sound level meter design, the compact 2250-H is ideal for analysis, troubleshooting and quality checking tasks. An intuitive interface displays powerful real-time analysis on a clear touch screen, with a simple drag-and-drop operation. To zoom in on an FFT spectrum, simply drag the stylus across the desired frequency span, tap the zoom ...

  • Larson Davis Introduces Revolutionary Vibration Dosimeter. Measures Risk of Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

    Depew, NY, USA - Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., has recently released The new VibTrack HAV™ vibration dosimeter for personal exposure monitoring. This extremely compact and durable hand-mounted instrument measures vibration directly to ISO5349 and ANSI S2.70 measurement standards and produces detailed exposure reports for accurate risk assessment and mitigation. ...

  • Casella unveils new Hand Arm Vibration Meter

    Casella’s new Hand Arm Vibration Meter has been developed to monitor those susceptible to hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). This serious condition affects one in ten people working with hand-held, vibrating power tools¹, such as hammer drills, chainsaws and concrete breakers. Encompassing a number of conditions including Raynaud’s Disease and White Finger, without ...


    By Casella

  • Cheshire West and Chester Council Employees can grin like cats as New Casella vibration device helps to safeguard them at work

    Efficiency and cost-effectiveness were two of the reasons behind Cheshire West and Chester Council’s selection of a CEL-960 Human Vibration Monitor from specialist manufacturer, Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), to help protect staff from the effects of prolonged use of certain equipment. The unitary Council, which employs more ...


    By Casella

  • CASELLA TO SHOW NEW CEL-960 VIBRATION METER AND ENHANCED CEL-630 SOUND LEVEL METERS - Plus on stand competition to win Kindle Fire

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    By Casella

  • Are you up to scratch with your HAV policies??

    Worried about risks from exposure to vibration? Did you know, vibration can cause long-term painful damage to your hands and fingers - and that shocks and jolts from driving certain types of vehicles can cause severe back pain? The Havmeter allows you to manage your employee’s exposure to hand-arm vibration.  A running total of exposure is provided on the Havmeter.  Power tools ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Enter a New World with Cirrus Research

    Cirrus is evolving. We want to make safety at work easily achievable for everyone. That’s why we’re entering into the world of vibration with the launch of the Revo™ Vibration Meter. Join us on our journey. Watch video here. Introducing the Revo™ Vibration Meter ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Larson Davis Products Address New ANSI Standards for Construction and Demolition Worker Hearing Loss Prevention

    Depew, NY, USA – Two classes of instruments from the Larson Davis division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc. (PCB®) can be used to effectively measure noise exposure levels, as recommended in the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard A10.46-2007, “Hearing Loss Prevention in Construction and Demolition Workers”, protecting tradesmen, laborers, supervisors and others engaged in these ...

  • Introduction to Bucking Bars and Their Effectiveness

    Bucking bars are used to create the back end of solid rivets which are also known as shop heads. They are held at the opposite side of the rivet. A pneumatic rivet hammer is then used to hammer blows at factory dome-heads. The aircraft industry uses dozens of bars of different shapes and sizes. One shape that is used for all-round general riveting is the heel-toe shape bar. ...


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    By Shawcity Limited

  • Environmental events on the Emerald Isle

    Sound and vibration specialist, Bruel & Kjaer UK will be exhibiting at two environmental events taking place in Ireland this summer. The company’s noise specialists will be demonstrating its human vibration analyser - Type 4447 - at the National University of Ireland’s (NUI) Occupational Health and Safety conference, taking place at ...

  • Revolutionary Personal Noise Dosimeters

    The Svantek SV 104 is the most powerful and versatile noise dosimeter on the market. The three independent dosimeter profiles provide simultaneous measurements for OSHA PEL, OSHA HCA, ACGIH, or custom configurations in real-time within the compact dosimeter. These profiles allow safety professionals to perform multiple simultaneous surveys resulting in cost and time savings. Additionally, the ...


    By Sensidyne

  • New Sound Level Meter from Larson Davis

    Larson Davis - a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., announces their new SoundExpert™ LxT Sound Level Meter, a full-featured meter designed for general product evaluation and noise monitoring applications. This rugged, hand-held meter comes equipped with a graphic display and a fixed set of firmware options and is backed by a 2-year factory warranty, 24-hour application support, and an ...

  • Wind energy testing is a breeze for Vestas

    To increase their efforts in providing environmentally friendly power sources, Vestas has expanded its wind turbine testing capabilities. The Danish-based company recently purchased its second Hand Held Sound Analyzer (Type 2270) from Brüel & Kjær, which contains real-time analyzers, with 1/1 and 1/3-octave. These are supported by Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) analysis for tone ...

  • Airbus acquires Brüel & Kjær ramp noise test system

    Airbus has acquired a 250-channel Brüel & Kjær PULSE™ data acquisition system for multi-purpose noise and vibration testing. Airbus’s first use of the system will be for ramp noise compliance testing of its jetliner family of aircraft. Ramp noise testing evaluates and reduces the noise exposure of maintenance personnel and ...

  • ‘Quietest’ building in the world opened

    The University of Bristol has opened its Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information. This highly distinctive, £11 million building provides state-of-the-art specialised laboratories where vibration and acoustic noise levels are among the lowest ever achieved, despite being located in the centre of Bristol. High-quality materials have been used throughout this unique structure, which also ...


  • Bruel & Kjaer’s Noise Mapping Software Heads East

    To meet growing demand from Consultants and other Environmental experts in China, Brüel & Kjær’s noise prediction software - Predictor-LimA - is now available in Chinese. Created by Softnoise and distributed by Brüel & Kjær, Predictor-LimA Software Suite provides environmental noise calculation, mapping and analysis. It’s powerful, intuitive and cost ...

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