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Reduction of Vibration in Power Saws in Japan.

Authors
Yamawaki-S
Source
NIOSH 1977 Apr:209-217
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074751
Abstract
The problem of chain saw induced Raynaud's disease in Japan is presented. Techniques for minimizing vibration and noise emanating from presently manufactured chain saws are discussed. A rotary engine type chain saw has been developed, production prototype units have been constructed, and tests are presently underway in forests in Japan. Performance specifications as well as vibration and noise abatement techniques are compared between the normal reciprocating engine chain saw and the new rotary design.
Keywords
Power-tools; Vibration-control; Vibration-damping; Evaluation; Noise-reduction; Noise-control; Combustion-engines;
Publication Date
19770401
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 77-170
Source Name
Proceedings of the International Occupational Hand-Arm Vibration Conference, NIOSH (Paper presented at Cincinnati, Ohio, October 28-31, 1975), Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-170
State
OH;
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