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Controlling Vibrations Wherever They Occur

Machinery and equipment in power generation and metal forming plants now employ an active vibration isolation system (source isolation), to reduce foundation size and cost.

Sensitive measurement and test equipment, and even entire buildings, employ a passive isolation system (receiver isolation) to protect against disturbing vibrations from nearby machines and traffic, or from earthquakes.

Both active and passive isolation systems permit easy realignment of the foundation when poor soil conditions cause the foundation to settle.

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