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Refrigeration unit - mobile acoustic hood

The Problem

Thermo king refrigeration unit

A noise survey at a food factory revealed that employees who worked in or near the refrigerated trailer containers could be exposed to levels of noise up to 84dB. The main source of noise was the diesel powered refrigeration units.

The Solution

Thermo king refrigeration unit noise reduction graph

The Results

The noise levels were reduced by 16dB.

Refrigeration unit noise reduction graph

The Costs

£2500 per hood (2005 rates).

Information supplied by

Voyager Foods Ltd.

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Activity

Noise control technique

Industry

Updated 2010-03-02