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2014-09-25 23:11:55

PlaneNoise Complaint Box provides KDTS management with a set of innovative, automated cloud-based tools streamlining the entire noise comment management process from data collection to GIS mapping to detailed analyses and reporting. Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 PlaneNoise™, the leading provider of dedicated airport and aircraft noise complaint management solutions in the US, today announced that Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (KDTS) in Destin, Florida, is now using...

2014-09-24 23:13:23

Custom-designed enclosure quiets granulator at plastics manufacturer. Agawam Ma (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 As part of an on-going commitment to address challenging customer needs, Sound Seal has developed an innovative noise control enclosure that has reduced noise levels in a plastics manufacturing plant by 22dB(A). Like many manufacturers, one plastics producer generated a large amount of waste. The waste was recycled by loading it into a granulator, which ground it into tiny pellets...

2014-09-18 12:31:55

Firm consults to architects and developers to address noise and acoustics in buildings and tenant spaces CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acentech Inc., a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary acoustics, audiovisual systems design, and vibration consulting firm, developed noise control guidelines and provided architectural acoustics consulting for Assembly Row, a new mixed use development on 45 waterfront acres in Somerville, Mass. Located on a previously...

2014-09-12 23:07:27

Acoustiblok Inc. Founder and President, Lahnie Johnson, is pleased to announce Darrell Bereaux as Acoustiblok’s Regional Distributor for the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. Founder and President, Lahnie Johnson, is pleased to announce Darrell Bereaux as Acoustiblok’s Regional Distributor for the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Acoustiblok Inc. is a NASA spinoff listed company and the inventor of...

2014-09-09 23:05:36

Innovative caster wheel technology reduces factory noise generated in material handling by up to 15 dbA. Caster Concepts’ CasterShoX is a radical new line of shock absorbing casters that reduces factory noise levels from carts by as much as 90 percent. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Manufacturers and industrial workers the world over are realizing big benefits from a small, yet powerful, ally in the fight against factory noise and hearing loss, workplace injuries and the...

2014-08-29 23:02:52

“Wearable Technology” To Protect Hearing Is Front And Center In San Diego Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A team of experts from Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, is on its way to the 2014 National Safety Council EXPO on Sept. 15-17 at the San Diego Convention Center to exhibit and demonstrate a suite of healthy hearing products for those who work in high-noise industrial environments. Etymotic’s safety earphones and high-definition...

2014-08-24 23:02:50

With the introduction of the New WoodGrill Ceiling Panel, All Living Spaces Can Be Treated Acoustically Different Agawam, MA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 With continuing innovation in education and teaching methods, schools and universities are facing an ever-increasing challenge of controlling noise levels within their classrooms. Many of the modern classrooms that are being constructed today encourage hands-on activities and discussion, resulting in learning environments with increased...

noise pollution disrupts underwater creatures
2014-08-10 02:00:13

University of Exeter Despite their reputation as slippery customers, a new study has shown that eels are losing the fight to survive when faced with marine noise pollution such as that of passing ships. Scientists from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol found that fish exposed to playback of ship noise lose crucial responses to predator threats. The study, published Aug. 7 in the journal Global Change Biology, found European eels were 50% less likely to respond to an ambush from...

2014-07-15 23:00:52

Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new National Geographic Channel series, Showdown of the Unbeatables. The episode turned up the volume when Acoustiblok, an award winning thin noise-reduction material that is as effective as 12 inches of solid concrete when added to a stud wall, took on the Nathan Air Chime, multiple screaming train horns that produces the same decibel levels as a jet airplane. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new...

2014-06-10 12:33:56

Company's First USA Facility Located in Marshall County, Mississippi Will Help Reach New Customers and Grow Market Share MARSHALL COUNTY, MS, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - ROXUL Inc., the leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation products in North America officially begins production here at its first manufacturing facility located in the United States. The $160 million plant encompasses 600,000 square feet and is located on a 100 acre site in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park,...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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