23 January 2013
Part of its Total Hearing Solution for noise in the workplace, 3M's Sound Detector SD-200 is a compact and lightweight entrylevel sound meter that has been introduced within the 3M detection systems range. Designed t
Designed to provide accurate measurement of workplace noise levels through an advanced integrating feature that computes the average sound pressure level, it is said to be ideal for industrial and task noise sampling.
Sue Poole of 3M's Occupational Health & Environmental Safety Division explains: "Noise levels can vary significantly in the workplace, especially in manufacturing facilities or machine shops. The 3M Sound Detector SD-200 is an easy-to-use sound measuring device that combats this problem by providing an average sound level reading.
"From taking a measurement, it is easy to select the appropriate hearing protection as the screen of the 3M Sound Detector SD- 200 will display green, yellow or red LEDs that correspond to the 3M Optime Alert System, which categorises products into attenuation guidelines."