A high-performance range of vibration and shock damping materials with excellent chemical resistance to industrial fluids.
Anti-vibration materials are used in buildings to reduce or dampen the transmission of vibrations
Caused by various sources, such as machinery, traffic, or nearby construction.
Our range of materials help protect the structure, its occupants and neighbours from the negative effects of vibration.
Common anti-vibration materials include
Rubber isolators, also known as vibration isolators or mounts, are widely used to isolate and reduce vibrations. These isolators consist of rubber or elastomeric materials that absorb and dissipate vibrations. They are often used to isolate equipment, such as HVAC systems, generators, or heavy machinery, from the building structure. We use a combination of materials designed and manufactured by our inhouse team of specialists. We actively encourage our customers to engage with us as early as possible in the design process so we can add value gained from decades of engineering experience built in numerous environments and locations.
Spring mounts are another type of vibration isolators that use metal springs to isolate vibrations. These mounts are effective in reducing low-frequency vibrations and are commonly used for heavy equipment or machinery.
Vibration dampening pads are typically made of rubber or foam materials and are used to absorb and reduce vibrations. These pads are commonly placed between equipment and the building structure to minimise vibration transmission.
Mass dampers are used to counteract the vibrations in tall buildings or structures. They typically consist of a mass (such as a steel pendulum) suspended within the building, which moves out of phase with the building's vibrations, thereby reducing their amplitude.
Viscoelastic materials, such as viscoelastic polymers or composite materials, exhibit both viscous and elastic properties. They are capable of dissipating and absorbing vibrations, making them suitable for reducing structural vibrations in buildings.
Active vibration control systems use sensors and actuators to actively monitor and counteract vibrations in real-time. These systems can be employed in critical structures to minimize the effects of vibrations.
Our engineering capabilities
When selecting anti-vibration materials, it is essential to consider the specific vibration sources, frequency ranges, and building requirements.
Consulting with a structural engineer or vibration control specialist can help determine the most appropriate materials and techniques for a particular building or application.
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