Industrial and machinery noise and vibration

'Industrial and machinery' noise and vibration is a very general category which may include

In this section we have included some general information on industrial noise, and some specific information on the European Machinery Directive, which imposes the need to measure the noise emission and in some cases the vibration of almost all machines produced or sold in the European Union.

We have recently undertaken an investigation with various local authorities in the West Midlands into the control of neighbourhood noise from forges and foundries.  The project, the Black Country Forge and Foundry Project, was supported by funding from the European Union.

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