NOISE CONTROL ENCLOSURE IMPROVES DRYER EFFICIENCY

The noise level in an asphalt aggregrate drying plant has been reduced significantly by means of an acoustical enclosure around the burner. Noise levels of 115 decibels recorded previously have been reduced to 85 DBA since installation. The enclosure consists of modular acoustical panels which are solid 16 ga cold rolled steel and perforated 22 ga CRS with an acoustical fill. In addition to reducing noise, the enclosure prevents dissipation of dryer heat, thereby increasing drying power and enabling a reduction in fuel consumption.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dun Donnelly Publishing Corporation

    2911 Washington Avenue
    St. Louis, MO  United States  63103
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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  • Accession Number: 00261507
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM