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December 1978
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 79-117

Industrial Noise Control Manual

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Table of Contents

Content Document
Contents
Preface
Abstract
List of Figures and Tables
1. Introduction
79-117-a.pdf (18 pages, 407K)
2. Noise Problem Analysis - Part 1 79-117-b.pdf (25 pages, 862K)
2. Noise Problem Analysis - Part 2 79-117-c.pdf (25 pages, 795K)
3. Noise Control 79-117-d.pdf (26 pages, 870K)
4. Noise Control Materials
5. Selecting and Using a Consultant
79-117-e.pdf (14 pages, 506K)
6. Case Histories
Techniques That Involve Minimal Equipment Modification
Case History 1: Paper Machine, Wet End
Case History 2: Gas Turbine Test Station
Case History 3: 800-Ton Blanking Press
Case History 4: Nail-Making Machine
Case History 5: Pneumatic Scrap Handling
Case History 6: Parts Conveying Chute
Case History 7: Plastics Scrap Grinder
79-117-f.pdf (27 pages, 594K)
Case History 8: Hopper Noise
Case History 9: Electric-Powered Towing Machine
Case History 10: Blanking Press
Case History 11: Spinning Frame
Case History 12: Boxboard Sheeter
Case History 13: Carding Machines
79-117-g.pdf (18 pages, 487K)
Techniques That Involve Significant Equipment Modification
Case History 14: Folding Carton Packing Stations, Air Hammer Noise
Case History 15: Printing and Cutting Press
Case History 16: Straight-and-Cut Machines
Case History 17: Impact Trimming Machines
Case History 18: Transformer
Case History 19: Transformer
Case History 20: Surface Grinders
Case History 21: Printer
Case History 22: Metal Cut-Off
Case History 23: Wood-Planer
Case History 24: Punch Press
79-117-h.pdf (30 pages, 706K)
Case History 25: Punch Press
Case History 26: Punch Press
Case History 27: Braiding Machine
Case History 28: Refrigeration Trucks
Case History 29: Spiral Vibratory Elevator
Case History 30: Motor Generator Set
Case History 31: Filling Machines
Case History 32: Gearbox
Case History 33: Steam Generator Feed Pump
Case History 34: Muffler Shell Noise
79-117-i.pdf (31 pages, 914K)
Case History 35: Concrete Block-Making Machines
Case History 36: Jordan Refiners
Case History 37: Pneumatic Scrap Handling Ducts
Case History 38: Blood Plasma Centrifuge
Case History 39: Pneumatic Motors
Case History 40: Dewatering Vacuum Pump
79-117-j.pdf (25 pages, 615K)
Case History 41: Induced-Draft Fan
Case History 42: Process Steam Boiler Fans
Case History 43: Gas Turbine Generator
Case History 44: Jet Engine Compressor Test Cell
Case History 45: Jet Engine Test Cell
Case History 46: Pneumatic Grinder
79-117-k.pdf (18 pages, 462K)
Equipment Redesign Treatments
Case History 47: Wood Planer
Case History 48: Textile Braiding Machines
Case History 49: Steam Line Regulators
Case History 50: Speed Control Device
79-117-l.pdf (32 pages, 742K)
Combinations of Treatments
Case History 51: Steel Wire Fabric Machine
Case History 52: Barley Mill
Case History 53: Punch Press
Case History 54: Cut-Punch Press
Case History 55: Punch Press
Case History 56: Newspaper Printing Press
Case History 57: Letterpress Rotary Printing Machine
79-117-m.pdf (33 pages, 860K)
Case History 58: Chemical Process Plants
Case History 59: Vibration Table
Case History 60: Teletype Machine
Case History 61: Process Plant Noise Control at the Plant Design Stage
79-117-n.pdf (17 pages, 383K)
Bibliography 79-117-o.pdf (41 pages, 991K)

 

 
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