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Document ID (ISN)55687
CIS number 91-621
ISSN - Serial title 0177-3062 - Amtliche Mitteilungen der Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Noise reduction by selection of machines with low sound emission - Band saws
Original title Lärmminderung durch Auswahl leiser Maschinen - Tischbandsägemaschinen [in German]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1990, No.2, p.10-11. Illus.
Abstract The sound pressure levels and noise levels at the workplace produced by 23 band saws with pulley diameters between 520 and 900mm are presented. Band saws with sound levels of 83dB(A) at idle and 94dB(A) during operation represent the state of the art. For compliance with the maximum allowable noise level at the workplace in Germany of 85dB(A), the band saws selected should not cause, in the presence of other noise sources, noise exposure levels exceeding 72dB(A) at idle or 75dB(A) during operation.
Descriptors (primary) evaluation of equipment; Germany (Federal Republic of); noise control; band saws; noise level
Descriptors (secondary) woodworking saws; comparative study; noise level measurement
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise