Health Effects of Ultrasonic Cleaner Noise

Sound deadening panels can be used to reduce the noise produced by ultrasonic cleaners

Sound deadening panels can be used to reduce the noise produced by ultrasonic cleaners

This document examines the physics of sound and its impact on the health of a person.  Sound reaches the human brain by through the outer ear, the inner ear, the ear drum which translates mechanical vibrations into nerve impulses that get sent to the brain.  Exposure to excessive noise can have a detrimental effect but is often ignored because there are no visible immediate effects.  Over a period of time though noise related health effects can cause physical as well as emotional and mental disorders.  Ultrasonic cleaners are also prone to produce noise and can have detrimental effects of health.  Our article “How to Handle Noise from An Ultrasonic Cleaner” provides more details on mitigating the risks of noise pollution.

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    Bob began working as a chemist in 1987 and remains a science geek to this day. After his PhD he worked on the bench in materials and inorganic chemistry for 10 years. He then took on a love for marketing and sales. He combined his passion for science and business and took entrapreneur general management positions in large corporations like Hoecsht Celanese now Sanofi Aventis, Bel-Art and Smiths Detection. There he learned what it would take to run a business and finally Tovatech was co-founded in 2006. Bob’s hobbies include playing, listening and composing music, skiing, working out, the internet and all things science.