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Acoustics Testing

Tests

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

We currently offer the following acoustic tests with UKAS accreditation (UKAS accredited Testing Laboratory No. 1262):-

UKAS  


Sound Insulation testing to BS EN ISO 10140-2 / BS EN ISO 717-1

Impact Sound Insulation to BS EN ISO 10140-3 / BS EN ISO 717-2

Sound Absorption to BS EN ISO 354 / BS EN ISO 11654

Sound Absorption of Road Traffic Noise Reducing Devices to BS EN 1793-1

Sound Insulation of Road Traffic Noise Reducing Devices to BS EN 1793-2

Sound Absorption of Railway Noise Reducing Devices to BS EN 16272-1

Sound Insulation of Railway Noise Reducing Devices to BS EN 16272-2

Sound Power to BS EN ISO 3744:2010 / BS EN 60704-2-1:2015

UKAS Accredited Calibration Services

Other traceable standard test services we offer include:

Sound Power testing to BS EN ISO 3741 / BS EN ISO 3743 / BS EN ISO 3745 / BS EN ISO 3744:2010 / BS EN 60704-2-1:2015

Impedance tube testing for normal incidence sound absorption and transmission loss

Sound intensity methods to BS EN ISO 9614-1:2009 / BS EN ISO 9614-3:2009 / BS EN ISO 15186-3:2010

Ventilation duct silencer testing BS EN ISO 7235:2009 / BS EN ISO 11820:1997

We also offer a broad range of non-standard measurements, diagnostic testing and R&D services including:

Structure borne noise & Vibration prediction

Noise source tracking/localisation

Sound and vibration source characterisation

Transfer path analysis / source path contribution analysis

Noise source rank ordering and treatment

Product noise modelling and auralisation

Vibration testing e.g. with Polytec laser interferometer or Guralp force-feedback accelerometers

Vibration isolator characterisation (dynamic stiffness measurements)

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. We recognise that it is not always possible for companies (whether large or small) to commit large amounts of time or human resources to R&D. As a result we have helped many companies in the past to either improve the audio performance of existing products and also to create new products that help give them a new foothold on the market. In the past we have helped, loudspeaker and amplifier manufacturers, fire alarm system designers, algorithm developers and many more improve their business using our research experience.Read more...