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Acoustics Testing, Calibration & Consultancy

Salford’s UKAS accredited labs are backed up by the expertise of one of the largest Acoustics research groups in the world.

We proudly offer a broad range of UKAS accredited standard test and calibration services in addition to bespoke testing and consultancy in many areas including audio, human perception, vibration and acoustics.

Please follow the links below to view sector specific content or visit our test pages. A description of our test facilities can be found on the labs page.

Calibration

Our Acoustic Test & Calibration Laboratory provides an independent acoustic calibration service, offering UKAS accredited and traceable calibrations to meet customer requirements.

Building and Construction

We offer a broad range of test services to the industry ranging from standard tests of sound insulation and sound absorption through to large bespoke research projects.

Audio

Using our expertise in acoustics and audio research into a wide range of subjects, we are able help companies with various aspects of research and development.

Automotive

We offer a broad range of services to the automotive industry including standard test procedures and bespoke research.

Rail

We have world-class expertise in the measurement of vibration and noise exposure and in the development and administration of questionnaires to determine human response.

Domestic Appliances

We offer a broad range of services to manufacturers of domestic appliances such as the measurement of sound absorption using the impedance tube or the measurement of sound power in the reverberation room.

Aerospace

Acoustics is an important consideration in the aerospace industry both internally and externally to the aircraft and we have worked on many research and consultancy projects in both areas.

Environment

At the University of Salford we have conducted numerous research and consultancy studies into environmental sound and vibration.

Energy

We offer a broad range of services to the energy sector such as the measurement of sound absorption using the impedance tube or the measurement of sound insulation in the transmission suite.

Marine

We have a broad range of services available for the marine sector. Standard tests might include the measurement of sound absorption using the impedance tube or the measurement of sound insulation in the transmission suite.

Machinery

We offer a broad range of services that are suited to the rating or diagnostic testing and acoustic design of machines including standard test procedures and bespoke research.

Human factors

Whether it is improving the sound quality of products, optimally reducing noise/vibration annoyance or analysing the perceptual performance of an algorithm we offer the perceptual testing and development services needed to meet these goals.