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Noise Isolating Platform

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Neil Wyatt10/12/2019 21:16:57
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Over the years ME and MEW have carried various tips on isolating machinery to reduce noise.

I came across this great concept used by drummers - especially for playing electronic kits indoors on wooden floors, as youc an wear headphones but still need to reduce the floor noise.

With perhaps some simple adaptations it could be a great way to isolate a fairly hefty machine...


Howard Lewis10/12/2019 21:49:35
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I won't make the obvious comment about bit being a load of, but decoupling the source of vibration from the surroundings will reduce transmission greatly over a wide range of frequencies.

A very nice solution, using easily obtainable materials.

Just wonder how many would be needed for a 300Kg machine? i e what is the load bearing capacity of a tennis ball


Mark Rand10/12/2019 23:24:37
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To be honest, I'd just get anti-vibration mounts from WDS Ltd. The same as I did for the wall mounted speakers, wall mounted transformers and wall mounted dust extractor in the shed...

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