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Document ID (ISN)77362
CIS number 01-1511
ISSN - Serial title 0829-0369 - Travail et santé
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jalbert R., Vallières E., Fauchon R.
Title Dampening contact noise
Original title Amortir le bruit par contact [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1999, Vol.15, No.4, p.17-19. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Vibrating tables used for the compacting of concrete represent a frequently-encountered source of noise in companies involved in the manufacture of prefabricated concrete elements. The use of a damping material in such a vibratory system may allow the attenuation of the noise intensity, thereby reducing the exposure of workers to noise. This article describes the use of a noise damping coating material (nitrile rubber) applied to the surface of metallic supports fixed onto the vibrating table, which enabled the reduction of workers' exposure to 91dB instead of 100dB without the coating.
Descriptors (primary) vibrating compactors; cement industry; vibration damping materials; sound absorption; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) noise level; nitrile rubber; plant and process modifications; limitation of exposure; concrete work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Cement and concrete