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Have you already heard from us in the news? Below you'll find Sonobex in the blog with all our latest news!
The team at Sonobex armed with eight 3D printers, have joined in a nationwide effort to produce more PPE face shields for the NHS.
As there are many misconceptions and questions about active noise control, this post aims to provide a brief explanation of the basics behind the technology, as well as illustrating some successful applications of ANC systems including Sonobex's own NoiseTrap® Active product.
In climates with moderate cooling and heating requirements, heat pumps provide a greener alternative to air conditioners and boilers.
Dr Svante Littmarck CEO of COMSOL Group hands the award and congratulate Dr Richard Wilson and Karol Bugaj at COMSOL Conference 18 in Lausanne
The Institute of Physics (IOP) has recognised Sonobex Ltd as part of its 2018 Business Innovation Awards for the development of Low Frequency Industrial Noise Control by Acoustic Metamaterials.
Sonobex is on the shortlist for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Awards.
Computer models show the air stream and velocity in the HVAC of an STS cabin.
Sonobex are attending the European Workshop on Acoustic & Mechanical Metamaterials at Imperial College, London on 9th – 11th July 2018.
Organised by the IOA Physical Acoustics Group, and co-sponsored by the recently established UK Acoustics Network; this meeting brings together many recognised specialists in acoustic materials and metamaterials from academia and industry.
In the heart of London, the transformers of a power distribution station could be heard by local residents. Merford installed an acoustic screen with the NoiseTrap technology developed by Sonobex.
Sonobex team with Merford directors Joost Vertooren (left) and Adrienne Vertooren. It has been a year since Merford acquired the award-winning, university start-up Sonobex. With this Merford has not only ensured more ‘brainpower', but also acquired a revolutionary technology for reducing noise. A lot has happened since the takeover; an overview.
With effect from January, Sonobex was acquired by Merford UK. This secures the family company not only more ‘brain power', but also brings a revolutionary technology in house: capable of reducing noise using by innovative, novel methods.
Sonobex wins the john connell innovation award for its pioneering innovative noise reduction technology
We're exciting to announce that we've moved from Warwick to Watford. We are now located on the Building Research Establishment site in Hertfordshire.
A strong team from Sonobex raced to the finish line in this year London to Brighton Charity Bike Ride on Sunday 21st June to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.
UK based Sonobex Ltd a technology startup specialising in industrial acoustic solutions has achieved ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Certification. Certification to ISO 9001 requires an accredited third party organisation to thoroughly review the company's internal quality management system processes, to ensure that they are capable of consistently delivering, a service that meets the customers' needs and expectations.
Noise pollution is a growing global problem in the 21st Century affecting people's health and lifestyle. Low frequency and tonal noise is particularly difficult to deal with, generated from Transformers, Generators and other industrial equipment.
Sonobex– global leaders in noise control technology, today announced the closing of a Series B funding round which will accelerate their impressive growth and expansion plans.
Sonobex will be exhibiting at POWER-GEN International from 9-11 December 2014 in Orlando Florida. The five day event will provide access to nearly every facet of the power generation market, offering pre-conference workshops, technical tours, more than 70 conference sessions, panel discussions, three exhibition days and multiple networking events.
French power generation, power transmission and rail Infrastructure Company Alstom has accepted an offer by General Electric to buy its Power and Grid businesses for $16.9 billion (€12.35 billion). According to an estimation published by Corporate Counsel, the acquisition of Alstom's Power and Grid business by GE will however not be finalized until early 2015.
How we produce the energy we need, the costs and how we use it will all have significant consequences for the future of retail business growth and the transition to a sustainable economy. These factors will also strongly affect supply chains, manufacturing and consumer confidence.
Leading power and automation technology group, ABB, have won a $14 million order from Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia's national power transmission and distribution operator.
The INR550m (€7m) contract to deliver power transformers for the 720MW Mangdechhu hydroelectric project in Bhutan has been secured by Alstom T&D India.
Even though the noise generated by a power transformer cannot be eliminated, it can be reduced through proper design and assembly, and/or masked through appropriate consideration of the installation.
With rising current electricity demand and the need to broaden access to electricity, transmission expansion continues to be a key priority for the Brazilian government.
The Transformer market in India can be segmented into two product segments: Power Transformer and Distribution Transformer.
London-based oil and gas exploration firm Celtique Energie, plan to drill for shale gas in southern England failed to receive county government approval on Tuesday.
New refurbishment and upgrading service for the two most common points of failure for power transformers – tap-changers and bushings.
Sonobex Limited a newly formed spin-out from Loughborough University announces the award of funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, to develop next generation Acoustic Barriers for Road, High Speed Rail, Passenger and Freight Rail applications.
A 420 kV transformer has been delivered by Alstom to Power Grid Company of Bangladesh for use in the Bibiyana II 420 kV substation.
Brazil Power & Distribution Transformers Market Set to grow at over 5% CAGR till 2019.
The transformers set to be delivered by late 2015 have a rated power of 350 MVA / 400 kV and 600 MVA / 400 kV and will be manufactured in Alstom's Mönchengladbach plant. The project will modernise the substations in Niederstedem, Urberach, Pfungstadt and Walsum in Germany.
Sonobex technology harnesses the noise cancelling effect of patented sonic crystal designs to reduce, control and mitigate noise in targeted low-mid frequency ranges.
In our laboratory based acoustic tests, we reproduce the noise of a substation and measure the difference in noise levels, each side of the barrier.
GE's Digital Energy business (NYSE: GE) addressed operational and safety challenges with the introduction of its new Safe-NET Network Transformer, providing utilities with an industry-leading level of safety.
A recent study carried out by The Defense Safety Oversight Council (DSOC) called the ‘DoD High Noise Source Reduction initiative' confirms that high noise working environments is causing a negative impact to the quality of life to their service men and women.
A joint bid has been put forward by Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for various parts of Alstom's energy assets (including 20% of Alstom Grid) which they would acquire in return for €7 billion cash.
Sonobex Founder met The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh on Monday at a reception at Buckingham Palace.
Rumours published by Japanese business news source Nikkei say that Siemens and Mitsubishi could offer ¥1 trillion ($9.797 billion) in exchange for Alstom's power divisions.
Alstom have provided a Swedish utility company with the final transformer in a £200 million contact.
E.ON distribution system operators (DSOs) in Germany will put up to 180 new voltage-regulated distribution transformers (VRDTs) into service by the end of the year.
An infrastructure and competitiveness bill to be announced in the Queen's speech today will change trespassing laws, allowing shale gas exploration firms to drill on private land without requiring the permission of the owner.
Dr Daniel Elford from sonobex is to meet the queen and the duke of edinburgh next week in recognition of his contribution to uk technology. Daniel will attend a reception on june 9th at Buckingham Palace.
Engineering for Growth (EfG) is an industry wide campaign to demonstrate the contribution of engineering to the UK economy and society, and to highlight how engineering could make an even bigger contribution.
There comes a point when taking on an employee becomes essential for every entrepreneur, but where does one turn first on the recruitment front? Sonobex, the producers of next generation noise reduction solutions share their first encounters with recruitment, and how their first hires have become indispensable to the enterprise.
Jon Tofts, EPR Installations Officer for the Environment Agency recently responded to one of our tweets with an interesting question on how to tune a noise barrier, which we thought warranted a larger response than the 140 characters would allow.
The power transformer global marketplace is set to change as the $17bn GE bid for Alstom Power is rejected and Siemens prepare a counter offer.
Many had hoped for good news after the United States market for industrial transformers shrank dramatically in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, but a new report predicts an annual gain of 0.67% until 2015 and 1.5% per year thereafter.
Pioneering noise reduction technology from Sonobex, which was developed at Loughborough University, won recognition at their fifth annual Enterprise Awards
Sonobex design and supply revolutionary acoustic barriers that work using different principles to conventional technology and offer some truly unique features. Current acoustic barrier solutions either reflect or absorb incident sound energy. SonoBARRIER is different.
ABB has announced a special programme for its Power Systems division, which includes transmission and distribution solutions, with the aim to "deepen business transformation".
Sonobex design and produce next generation noise reduction solutions with our patented technology for applications in Acoustic Barriers, Enclosures and bespoke engineering designs.
Sonobex patented technology, developed at Loughborough University, delivers increased sound reduction over competing products. It can be applied to acoustic barriers, enclosures and bespoke engineering designs to address problems in road and rail, industrial engineering and energy generation and distribution.
We use a patented Acoustic Metamaterial technology known as Sonic Crystals, which are artificially fabricated materials designed to control direct, and manipulate sound. Our Sonic Crystal based noise reduction technology is a passive method that superimposes disturbing noise with scattered anti-acoustic noise, which cancels the disturbance.