Proposal of the Sound Insulating Measures for Vibrational Sorter and Verification of the Effectiveness Measures
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Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Letná 9, Košice, Slovakia
Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, Letná 9, Košice, Slovakia
Publication date: 2017-09-03
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Pavol Liptai   

Technical University of Kosice, Letna 9, 04200 Košice, Slovak Republic
Adv. Sci. Technol. Res. J. 2017; 11(3):196-203
The paper describes a specific design of the sound insulating enclosure of the vibrating sorter. Recycling aspects have also been taken into account when designing the enclosure, because recycled foam has been applied as a sound-absorbing material. Acoustic camera was used to measure, analyze, evaluate and for sound sources localization and identification. The visualization method was used to locate the critical locations of the device and then quantify them. To evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed enclosure, the measurements of the sound parameters were performed before and after the realization soundproofing measure. The measured results show the requested efficiency of the sound insulating enclosure in terms of noise reduction as well as dust in the vicinity of the sorter.
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