Noise Reduction Using Active Vibration Control Methods in CAD/CAM Dental Milling Machines
AbstractUsed in close proximity to dental practitioners, dental tools and devices, such as hand pieces, have been a possible risk factor to hearing loss due to the noises they produce. Recently, additional technologies such as CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing) milling machines have been used in the dental environment and have emerged as a new contributing noise source. This has created an issue in fostering a pleasant hospital environment. Currently, because of issues with installing and manufacturing noise-reducing products, the technology is impractical and insufficient relative to its costly nature. In this experiment, in order to create a safe working environment, we hoped to analyze the noise produced and determine a practical method to attenuate the noises coming from CAD/CAM dental milling machines. In this research, the cause for a noise and the noise characteristics were analyzed by observing and measuring the sound from a milling machine and the possibility of reducing noise in an experimental setting was examined using a noise recorded from a real milling machine. Since a milling machine generates noise mainly due to vibration of the dust collector, the possibility of reducing noise was examined by controlling vibration. This study was conducted to understand the cause for noise from the milling machine and verify the possibility of improving noise by a tactile transducer. View Full-Text
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Song, E.-S.; Lim, Y.-J.; Kim, B.; Mun, J.S. Noise Reduction Using Active Vibration Control Methods in CAD/CAM Dental Milling Machines. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 1516.
Song E-S, Lim Y-J, Kim B, Mun JS. Noise Reduction Using Active Vibration Control Methods in CAD/CAM Dental Milling Machines. Applied Sciences. 2019; 9(8):1516.Chicago/Turabian Style
Song, Eun-Sung; Lim, Young-Jun; Kim, Bongju; Mun, Jeffery S. 2019. "Noise Reduction Using Active Vibration Control Methods in CAD/CAM Dental Milling Machines." Appl. Sci. 9, no. 8: 1516.
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