Marine Noise, Vibration, and Air Quality Testing

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to provide noise and vibration testing aboard marine vessels of all kinds. Whether your concern is sound propagation from engine rooms to passenger cabins, vibration levels aboard oil and gas exploration ships, or indoor air quality testing in engine rooms, machinery areas, and cargo holds, we get the job done! Our experienced field technicians are able to provide testing to ISO, ASTM and IMO specifications aboard your ship, fixed, or movable marine installation. We also offer noise transmission testing (IIC and STC) aboard yachts of all sizes and types. Contact . . . → Read More: Marine Noise, Vibration, and Air Quality Testing

Elevator and escalator ride quality testing – ISO 18738…

Whether you are an installer or the end user, independent third party testing ensures that you are privy to the most accurate and unbiased information regarding the performance of your elevator or escalator. We utilize the industry standard PMT EVA-625 triaxial elevator and escalator ride quality monitoring system with the most recent firmware and analysis software. The PMT EVA-625 (ours is fitted with the optional USB storage option) affords us the opportunity to potentially test multiple elevator banks during a single site visit. Although several different measurement standards are supported, we find that most of our clients prefer the unit . . . → Read More: Elevator and escalator ride quality testing – ISO 18738…

Factory Noise Testing – Noise, Vibration, and Air Quality tests in factories of all types!

 

Whatever your product, whatever your industry On-Site Acoustic Testing is here to provide testing to make sure that your employees and partners are safe! When it comes to noise, vibration and air quality concerns, there is no room for error or uncertainty. This is why we use high precision instruments to survey noise and air quality conditions in your facility, providing you with the information you need to make informed decisions when it comes to industrial hygiene. The effects of high decibel sounds are well documented, with well known effects such as hearing loss and tinnitus among the known . . . → Read More: Factory Noise Testing – Noise, Vibration, and Air Quality tests in factories of all types!

Vibration – V-V-V-V-Vibration testing services in the workplace

Much has been written recently about repetitive stress injuries. Typically, existing studies have focused on the kinds of repetitive stress injuries that workers sustain at the computer keyboard, or sustain from injurious activities such as sitting in an office chair for years at a time! There is another side of these injuries that is becoming more fully recognized, and that is the deleterious effects of excessive vibration.

Workers who are exposed to high levels of vibration can suffer from many of the same kinds of injuries such as vascular damage (VWF – vibration white finger) and Raynaud’s Disease as well . . . → Read More: Vibration – V-V-V-V-Vibration testing services in the workplace

Types of Acoustic and Vibration Testing Services

We are pleased to offer a wide variety of acoustic testing protocols and consulting services nationwide and worldwide. Here is a sampling of what is available:

Noise measurements in standard decibel ratings (dB-A weighted) – Used for compliance with local, state, and/or federal requirements FIIC / AIIC – Field / Apparent Impact Insulation Class – Used for measuring the sound transmission of a ceiling/floor structure in commercial spaces, houses, and apartments FSTC / ASTC – Field / Apparent Sound Transmission Class – Used for measuring the sound transmission of a wall structure in apartments, houses, commercial spaces and condominiums Noise . . . → Read More: Types of Acoustic and Vibration Testing Services

Just how “on-site” are we?

We regularly work with clients to provide acoustic testing, sound level testing, noise monitoring, employee dosimeter test protocol, STC, IIC, vibration, air quality, and light intensity tests according to ASTM, ISO, and other standards, in the following places:

Alabama: AL Alaska: AK Arizona: AZ Arkansas: AR California: CA Colorado: CO Connecticut: CT Delaware: DE Florida: FL Georgia: GA Hawaii: HI Idaho: ID Illinois: IL Indiana: IN Iowa: IA Kansas: KS Kentucky: KY Louisiana: LA Maine: ME Maryland: MD Massachusetts: MA Michigan: MI Minnesota: MN Mississippi: MS Missouri: MO Montana: MT Nebraska: NE Nevada: NV New Hampshire: NH New Jersey: NJ . . . → Read More: Just how “on-site” are we?

Soundproofing FAQ

Every time we hear the word “soundproofing” we have to take a moment to step back and think about what people actually mean when they say it. . As with most things in life, soundproofing is one of those nebulous terms that can mean different things to different people. Perhaps most appropriately, soundproofing has a different level of meaning (and urgency) to the party that is creating the noise than to the party being disturbed by it!

Additionally, soundproofing a building (be it commercial, industrial, or residential) is subject to the law of diminishing returns. There is a theoretical point . . . → Read More: Soundproofing FAQ

What kinds of things can we measure for you?

We measure all kinds of noise, sound, and vibration levels for clients in all manner of industries, situations, and locations throughout the United States. We regularly consult with clients to solve their problems with:

Adjacent apartment noise Air conditioning and heating noise Air handler (and general HVAC) noise Aircraft noise Animal and pet noise Automobile noise Automotive repair shop noise Bearing and other rotating assembly noise Bus, truck, trolley noise Church, Synagogue, Mosque, Temple and other house of worship noise Club and discotheque noise Concert Hall acoustics Construction noise Condominium and Co-op apartment noise Dance club noise Elevator and elevator . . . → Read More: What kinds of things can we measure for you?

Nationwide Sound and Noise Level Testing Services

No matter where in the United States you are located, one of our consultants will be available to measure sound and/or noise levels at your site and provide you with a detailed analysis of the acoustical environment. On-Site Acoustic Testing specializes in working with commercial, industrial, retail, house-of-worship, and residential clients in solving acoustical and sound/noise level or transmission related problems. We’re committed to providing our clients with effective (and cost-effective) services and solutions, that result in a minimum of downtime and disruption at their sites. We are often able to offer convenient next-day scheduling, call us toll free at . . . → Read More: Nationwide Sound and Noise Level Testing Services

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