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AirLoc Damping Pads 'Pin' Vibration Down on Spirol Cold Heading Machines
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

AirLoc Damping Pads 'Pin' Vibration Down on Spirol Cold Heading Machines

Spirol International is a leading manufacturer of engineered fasteners, including shims, inserts, coiled pins, solid pins, and slotted pins. Carlo Salvi, world famous cold headers, used to manufacture solid pins at Spirol's headquarters in Connecticut, are inherently dynamic machines with vibrations occurring in all axis, especially at high production rates. By installing AirLoc 725 highly damped...

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AirLoc Wedgmounts Provide Building Floor Load Support & Vibration Isolation
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc Wedgmounts Provide Building Floor Load Support & Vibration Isolation

It is a common occurrence that upper floor loadings in existing buildings are changed with the installation of new and frequently heavier machinery. Therefore, existing floors may reach their load limits. In addition, there is danger of exciting critical vibration frequencies when floors, with low natural frequencies, are coupled with the disturbing frequencies of machinery supported on them. In...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc Washing Machine Pads Quiet a Noisy Laundry Room

Residents of an assisted care facility west of Boston were complaining about noise coming from the laundry room next to their living quarters. With the complaints becoming more frequent, management proposed an investment of $15,000 to have the walls and ceiling of the laundry room lined with damping material. AirLoc was made aware of the problem and proposed a cost effective solution. Based on...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Vermont Marble Balance Tables use AirLoc Pads for Vibration Isolation

Gawet Marble & Granite of Center Rutland Vermont utilize the unique stability and damping properties of AirLoc isolation pads along with the beneficial properties of Danby Vermont Marble to produce their famous Balance Tables. AirLoc pads located between the top marble slab and legs help eliminate vibration and shock inputs for the clear reading and operation of analytical instruments, and...

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AirLoc Reduces Harmful Vibration on Okuma Lathe!
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc Reduces Harmful Vibration on Okuma Lathe!

Recently AirLoc was invited to the Okuma facility in Charlotte, NC to perform tests, evaluating AirLoc Elastomeric Pad materials' ability to reduce internal machine vibration. An Okuma Captain L370 CNC lathe was selected for the test, performing a heavy cut on a 4 dia. steel bar. After obtaining machine and floor baseline readings, the accelerometer was placed on the machine frame, next to the...

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AirLoc Application News...
Communication Systems & Equipment

AirLoc Application News...

Early last year, AirLoc worked on a forging press application with special installation requirements, in addition to the usual precision leveling and isolation features offered by AirLoc Wedgmounts. A National Model 1600 Maxipres, weighing 200,000 pounds was being moved and installed in a pit with special height and clearance specifications. The solution was a special 7 in. thick steel plate...

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Horizontal Machine Supports prevent walking and stop sway.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Horizontal Machine Supports prevent walking and stop sway.

AirLoc Horizontal WedgmountÂ-® Machine Supports offer integral damping and cushioning capabilities that dissipate up to 90% of horizontal load forces. Available with different mounting brackets, hardware, and vibration control pads, products can be adapted to customer requirements for machines and presses up to 3,000 tons or more. Installations include 4 individual supports offered in sizes...

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Vibration-Control Pads suit free-standing machines.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Vibration-Control Pads suit free-standing machines.

PAD-PAKÂ-® Vibration Control Pads are prepackaged to provide proper leveling and loading for machines having 4 points of support. Offered in 45 durometer neoprene, for low-frequency applications, and 70 durometer nitrile, for high damping, each set contains 4 base pads and 4 shim leveling pads. Cross pattern on tops and bottoms assures stable, non-slip surface. Sizes range from 2-10 in. sq...

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