Castle Group Ltd are a long standing leading manfacturer of noise measuring equipment, particularly Sound Level Meters for industrial noise monitoring. Our equipment is ideal for performing noise at work assessments to The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.
With a history spanning back to 1971, our ever unique approach to problem solving helps us lead market trends. Most recently our dBAir Sound Level Meter has an all new WiFi Data Transfer as a standard feature, removing the problems and limitations of using a cable.
To ensure employee's hearing is protected from excessive noise in the workplace. Excessive noise is noise that has the potential to damage their hearing. HSE states that at a minimum a Class 2 Sound Level Meter to BS EN ISO 61672-1:2003 or BS EN 60804:2001 should be used. Meters that do not meet these standards should not be used for Noise at Work measurements. Class 1 Sound Meters are a popular choice with safety professionals, as they give more accurate readings and are capable of other applications that require a higher grade.
If you're new to Noise at Work, why not read our Ultimate Guide to Noise at Work to help you get started.
The Svan 977 is a high end piece of equipment in the sound and vibration industry, it is a type 1 instrument that meets the environmental monitoring of occupational heath and safety monitoring standards. It has extremely new and high tech hardware which allows the measurement of ultra sound frequencies in the 40kHz band. The SVAN 977 can provide broadband results and all the standard weighting filters and also offers a time history logging capability providing broadband results and spectra with adjustable double (long and short) logging steps.
|Features||1/1 Octave Bands, 1/3 Octave Bands, Data Logging|
|Weightings||A, C, Z|
|Measurement Parameters||Leq, (Percentiles) Ln's|