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AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine

AirLoc was contacted by Maurice Ramirez, DO, PhD, of Aeolian Wind Technologies, LLC to help reduce structure borne noise in a 15Kw small wind turbine installed in Non-Coastal Florida. The hollow steel tower was initially displaying vibration amplification of up to 90 dBA., Even with various noise mitigating alterations, max sound pressure was still measuring 52 dBA, well in excess of local noise...

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AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine

AirLoc was contacted by Maurice Ramirez, DO, PhD, of Aeolian Wind Technologies, LLC to help reduce structure borne noise in a 15Kw small wind turbine installed in Non-Coastal Florida. The hollow steel tower was initially displaying vibration amplification of up to 90 dBA., Even with various noise mitigating alterations, max sound pressure was still measuring 52 dBA, well in excess of local noise...

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AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Used Successfully in Large Municipal Water District Engine/Pump System
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Used Successfully in Large Municipal Water District Engine/Pump System

AirLoc engineering was contacted to make a recommendation for vibration isolation on a large municipal water district engine/pump system in Sothern California. The 9,000 lb. system was supported on a 3/4 inch steel plate using 6 mounting feet. After initially testing a soft" pad configuration with too much defection, 715 damping pads and iso-washers were evaluated with a bolt-through...

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AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Provide Wind Turbine Noise Reduction
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Provide Wind Turbine Noise Reduction

AirLoc damping pads were selected to be used in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (shown below) mounted on top of a Just Goods store building in Rockford, IL. The VAWT has (5) 12 ft. blades, 10 ft. diameter, and 18 ft. total height. There were issues with the vibration produced by the generator which traveled down the support structure into steel roof members, causing objectionable noise in the...

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AirLoc Bolt-On Wedgmounts with High Damping Pads Smooth Out an Amada Turret Press!
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc Bolt-On Wedgmounts with High Damping Pads Smooth Out an Amada Turret Press!

Spacesaver Corp, headquartered in Fort Atkinson, WI, is a market leader in providing high density storage systems that optimize customers time, space, and security. They recently installed an Amada Coma 567 Turret Press to fabricate metal sheets used in one of their product lines, and realized that their old stand-by" isolation leveling pads were not doing the job. When the turret positioned...

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AirLoc Wedgmounts with Spacer Pads & Horizontal Restraints Keep a Top Heavy Press Stable!
Agricultural & Farming Products

AirLoc Wedgmounts with Spacer Pads & Horizontal Restraints Keep a Top Heavy Press Stable!

Clark-Cutler-McDermott has a number of large presses used to fabricate automotive acoustic fiber panels supplied to Volkswagen for their new model vehicles. Recently CCMcD moved one of these presses to a new manufacturing cell and wanted to provide a specific working height with precise leveling and horizontal restraints to keep the press in place, even with repetitive, high level dynamic loads....

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads Take the Thump Out of a Bliss C-35 Press!

Charter Automotive, headquartered in Milwaukee, is a world class provider of engineered components and assemblies specializing in engine, transmission and driveline applications. Engineering for Charter, contacted the AirLoc Midwest Regional Manager to help with a small Bliss press which was transmitting a noticeable floor disturbance during normal punching operations. AirLoc worked closely with...

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AirLoc Die Inverting Tiles Provide Cost Effective Protection for Tooling & Floors!
Construction Equipment and Supplies

AirLoc Die Inverting Tiles Provide Cost Effective Protection for Tooling & Floors!

Die inverting tiles are frequently used to protect tooling and floors where large, heavy stamping or forming dies are inverted for maintenance (see picture below). They provide cushioning for the die shoes and prevent damage to concrete floors during the inverting process. AirLoc designed die inverting tile systems are available, as shown below, using high stiffness (95 durometer), fiber...

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AirLoc Isolation Pads Help Tivoly Inc. see their Product Quality Measure Up!
Agricultural & Farming Products

AirLoc Isolation Pads Help Tivoly Inc. see their Product Quality Measure Up!

AirLoc Isolation Pads help Tivoly Inc. see their Product Quality Measure Up! Tivoly Inc. is a 130 year old company located in Vermont, manufacturing specialty high speed taps, and reamers. A Nikon Epiphot Microscope, used by Tivoly for inspection, was not performing up to specifications due to vibration feeding into the base from equipment operating nearby. AirLoc B1 BiLoc® cut pads were...

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Nickel Plated Wedgmount® Is Clean as a Whistle for Clean Room Applications
Fasteners & Hardware

Nickel Plated Wedgmount® Is Clean as a Whistle for Clean Room Applications

Clean rooms are defined as specially constructed, environmentally controlled enclosed spaces with respect to airborne particulates, temperature, humidity, air pressure, airflow, etc. Federal Standard 209E defines a clean room as a room in which the concentration of airborne particles is controlled to specific limits. Clean rooms are typically used in manufacturing, packaging, and research...

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AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine

AirLoc was contacted by Maurice Ramirez, DO, PhD, of Aeolian Wind Technologies, LLC to help reduce structure borne noise in a 15Kw small wind turbine installed in Non-Coastal Florida. The hollow steel tower was initially displaying vibration amplification of up to 90 dBA., Even with various noise mitigating alterations, max sound pressure was still measuring 52 dBA, well in excess of local noise...

Read More »
AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads Help "Quiet the Wind" for Residential Wind Turbine

AirLoc was contacted by Maurice Ramirez, DO, PhD, of Aeolian Wind Technologies, LLC to help reduce structure borne noise in a 15Kw small wind turbine installed in Non-Coastal Florida. The hollow steel tower was initially displaying vibration amplification of up to 90 dBA., Even with various noise mitigating alterations, max sound pressure was still measuring 52 dBA, well in excess of local noise...

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Company News

AirLoc's New Website Provides Many New Online Design Tools!

For 60 years, AirLoc has been a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of products for leveling and vibration isolation. Applications include all types of production machines, from small delicate measuring instruments to million pound metal forming presses. AirLoc has redesigned their website www.airloc.com to provide complete detailed technical information on their wide range of standard...

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AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Used Successfully in Large Municipal Water District Engine/Pump System
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Used Successfully in Large Municipal Water District Engine/Pump System

AirLoc engineering was contacted to make a recommendation for vibration isolation on a large municipal water district engine/pump system in Sothern California. The 9,000 lb. system was supported on a 3/4 inch steel plate using 6 mounting feet. After initially testing a soft" pad configuration with too much defection, 715 damping pads and iso-washers were evaluated with a bolt-through...

Read More »
AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Provide Wind Turbine Noise Reduction
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc 700 Series Damping Pads Provide Wind Turbine Noise Reduction

AirLoc damping pads were selected to be used in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (shown below) mounted on top of a Just Goods store building in Rockford, IL. The VAWT has (5) 12 ft. blades, 10 ft. diameter, and 18 ft. total height. There were issues with the vibration produced by the generator which traveled down the support structure into steel roof members, causing objectionable noise in the...

Read More »
AirLoc Bolt-On Wedgmounts with High Damping Pads Smooth Out an Amada Turret Press!
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc Bolt-On Wedgmounts with High Damping Pads Smooth Out an Amada Turret Press!

Spacesaver Corp, headquartered in Fort Atkinson, WI, is a market leader in providing high density storage systems that optimize customers time, space, and security. They recently installed an Amada Coma 567 Turret Press to fabricate metal sheets used in one of their product lines, and realized that their old stand-by" isolation leveling pads were not doing the job. When the turret positioned...

Read More »
AirLoc Wedgmounts with Spacer Pads & Horizontal Restraints Keep a Top Heavy Press Stable!
Agricultural & Farming Products

AirLoc Wedgmounts with Spacer Pads & Horizontal Restraints Keep a Top Heavy Press Stable!

Clark-Cutler-McDermott has a number of large presses used to fabricate automotive acoustic fiber panels supplied to Volkswagen for their new model vehicles. Recently CCMcD moved one of these presses to a new manufacturing cell and wanted to provide a specific working height with precise leveling and horizontal restraints to keep the press in place, even with repetitive, high level dynamic loads....

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads Take the Thump Out of a Bliss C-35 Press!

Charter Automotive, headquartered in Milwaukee, is a world class provider of engineered components and assemblies specializing in engine, transmission and driveline applications. Engineering for Charter, contacted the AirLoc Midwest Regional Manager to help with a small Bliss press which was transmitting a noticeable floor disturbance during normal punching operations. AirLoc worked closely with...

Read More »
AirLoc Die Inverting Tiles Provide Cost Effective Protection for Tooling & Floors!
Construction Equipment and Supplies

AirLoc Die Inverting Tiles Provide Cost Effective Protection for Tooling & Floors!

Die inverting tiles are frequently used to protect tooling and floors where large, heavy stamping or forming dies are inverted for maintenance (see picture below). They provide cushioning for the die shoes and prevent damage to concrete floors during the inverting process. AirLoc designed die inverting tile systems are available, as shown below, using high stiffness (95 durometer), fiber...

Read More »
AirLoc Isolation Pads Help Tivoly Inc. see their Product Quality Measure Up!
Agricultural & Farming Products

AirLoc Isolation Pads Help Tivoly Inc. see their Product Quality Measure Up!

AirLoc Isolation Pads help Tivoly Inc. see their Product Quality Measure Up! Tivoly Inc. is a 130 year old company located in Vermont, manufacturing specialty high speed taps, and reamers. A Nikon Epiphot Microscope, used by Tivoly for inspection, was not performing up to specifications due to vibration feeding into the base from equipment operating nearby. AirLoc B1 BiLoc® cut pads were...

Read More »

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