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AcSoft Supplies Advanced Acoustic Camera to Cardiff University’s Structural Performance Laboratory

Latest gfai tech system to be used for the development of non-contact damage detection using Audible Acoustics (AA) for composite materials in aerospace industry For a full copy of this published article, visit the Environment Engineering Website AcSoft Sound & Vibration has recently supplied a state-of-the-art Fibonacci Array Acoustic Camera from Gfai GmbH for Cardiff…

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GRAS Launch World’s First Truly Rugged Automotive Microphone

Launched this week, the 146AE ultra-rugged automotive microphone set from GRAS is waterproof, shock resistant, dust resistant, oil mist resistant and able to withstand high temperatures – all without compromising measurement quality! The innovative 146AE measurement microphone is specially designed to meet the stringent demands of automotive testing and can perform accurately and reliably under…

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Philippa joins the AcSoft team

The AcSoft Group, which comprises AcSoft Sound & Vibration, Svantek UK, G.R.A.S UK and AcSoft Health & Safety, has appointed Philippa Wolfarth as Internal Sales Executive where she will provide support across all three divisions of the business. Philippa brings considerable business development expertise to her new role having worked in advertising sales for local…

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Choosing a Sound Calibrator

A Sound Level Calibrator is used to produce a known sound pressure level. It is a hand-held device that emits an audible tone of very accurate level and frequency. Typically the calibrator is fitted over the meter’s microphone and the reading is either checked manually by the user or automatically by the meter. Calibration at…

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What is Sound Power and How Does it Relate to Sound Pressure?

Sound Power is the ability of a device to make sound. It is purely a function of the device and unable to be measured directly. It has units of watts, and in decibel terms, dB re: 1pW. The sound power is radiated into the acoustic field by sound intensity, a vector quantity, which is the…

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Noise & Vibration Calibration Lab

Its now been a year since AcSoft setup its own noise and vibration calibration laboratory and our offering has grown from strength to strength. Our lab is run by Alex Santana who qualified in acoustics in his home city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (although we don’t know why anyone would want to leave…

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Vibration Monitoring in Rail and Transport Applications

The Menhir (Modular Enhanced Intelligent Recorder) ground vibration monitor from Semex-Engcon GmbH is a very compact and versatile instrument that measures vibrations, shocks and tremors making it perfect for use in trackside monitoring applications. It has options for MEMS accelerometers, geophones and even an FBA force balanced accelerometer that is highly sensitive and goes right down to 0.1Hz.…

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Seema joins our busy sales office

Seema Dhariwal is the latest addition to our busy sales office near Bedford. She now runs our back office functions making sure that products are delivered on time, all the paperwork is correct and that equipment rentals all flow through smoothly.

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AcSoft rental website

Have you visited the new AcSoft Group rental website at www.acsoftrental.co.uk ? The site enables you to browse through the products we have available and to check for availability and even make bookings on-line.

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Environmental Monitoring for Sound and Vibration

On the 28th March 2017 we held a very successful seminar on environmental monitoring for sound and vibration. We had nearly 50 attendees at the Sharnbrook Hotel which is close to our offices, just north of Bedford. Speakers included John Shelton BSc(Hons) MSc MIOA, who chairs the instrumentation working group at the IoA, Ian Arthurs…

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