Industrial Insulation
Oct. 18, 2017
JM Editors

An Insider's Opinion of Industrial Acoustical Control Strategies

Implementing an industrial acoustical control strategy goes far beyond selecting an insulation with a high NRC (noise reduction coefficient) value. There are nuances and deta...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 18, 2017
OSHA

Industrial Noise Control

In any work environment, there can be many reasons to keep sound levels within a reasonable range. Sound levels above this range are perceived as "noise." Noise can distract ...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 18, 2017
Engineering Industry Noise Task Group

10 Noise Control Techniques

The following are 10 simple noise control techniques that have wide application across the whole of industry. In many cases, they will produce substantial noise reductions qu...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 18, 2017
American Hearing Research Foundation

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise induced hearing loss is a permanent hearing impairment resulting from prolonged exposure to high levels of noise. One in 10 Americans has a hearing loss that affects hi...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 04, 2017
Doug Fast

Don't Settle When it Comes to Vibration: Part 2

We recently published Part 1 of the blog series,Don’t Settle When It Comes to Vibration. The previous blog addressed several types of insulation that you can use in high-temp...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 04, 2017
NIOSH

Controls for Noise Exposure

Loud noise at work can damage hearing. Approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise at work. To minimize occupational noise-induced hearing loss, the ...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 04, 2017
OSHA

Occupational Noise Exposure

Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. Last year, U.S. business paid more than $1.5 million in penalties for not protecting w...
Industrial Insulation
Oct. 04, 2017
Elden F. Ray

Sound Advice: Industrial Noise Control for Power Plants

Power plant noise control and the principles of acoustic engineering apply universally to virtually every type of facility. The approach is all the same. Noise control become...
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