Castle Group

Advanced Occupational Noise & Vibration System

SKU: 01MFK100

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£8,799.00

The Advanced Occvupational Noise and Vibration System gives you 2 of Castles best selling meters, the dBAir GA141SEO and the GA2006H VEXO HARM.


This Hand Arm Vibration Meter, the Castle Vexo H, was designed specifically to conduct highly accurate Hand Arm Vibration readings to comply with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations (2005).


It was created to provide Health and Safety Managers with everything they will need when assessing vibration levels of handheld power tools in the workplace, and has become the UK's Best Selling Hand Arm Vibration Meter.


The dBAir is the new handheld sound level meter from Castle Group Ltd, a creation which has been meticulously designed to perfom industrial noise assessments for safety.


It's simple to use and has all the required features and parameters that this type of sound level meter should do, including Leq, Lepd, Exposure Points and Octave Band Analysis.

£8,799.00
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Brand Castle Group
Available Outside the UK? Yes

Advanced Occupational Noise and Vibration System

This Advanced Occupational Noise and Vibration System Kit includes 2 of Castles Best Selling meters, the dBAir and the VEXO H, giving you highly accurate Hand Arm Vibration readings to comply with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations (2005) and the ability to perform industrial noise assessments for safety.

Vexo H Hand Arm Vibration Meter

This Hand Arm Vibration Meter, the Vexo H, is the UK's Best Selling Meter for Measurement Hand Arm Vibration

Designed by Castle Group Ltd, one of the world's leading organisations in the monitoring of Vibration in the workplace, this Hand Arm Vibration Meter was designed around The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 .

It was created to provide Health and Safety Managers with everything they will need when assessing vibration levels of handheld power tools in the workplace.

Start reducing the risk of HAVS Issues and Claims within your organisation today with this Hand Arm Vibration Meter, the Castle Vexo H, the UK's Best Selling Hand Arm Vibration Meter.

It's Easy to Take Vibration Measurements with this Hand Arm Vibration Meter, the Castle Vexo H

It's very important to consider that to defend personal injury claims in a court of law, only measure readings are considered to be evidence in your defence.

This best selling Hand Arm Vibration Meter, the Castle Vexo H, enables you to easily measure the vibration levels of the handheld power tools that your employees use, ensuring that your employees aren't over exposed to vibration levels over and above the Action and Limit Values stated in The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005.

Once a measurement has been taken, this Hand Arm Vibration Meter, the Castle Vexo, will display an extremely accurate vibration magnitude level.

This vibration level can be calculated with the exposure time (actual exposure times can be found with a tool timer) into HSE Exposure Points - the HSE's guideline method of monitoring vibration exposure in the workplace. More information can be found on HSE Exposure Points - click here.

This Hand Arm Vibration Meter was designed to be nothing but easy to use, giving you the ability to measure large numbers of different hand held power tools in a day, whilst ensuring highly accurate results. Recorded Data is logged in the internal memory of the instrument, ready to be downloaded to the included free software, VibDATA Vibration Analysis Software. Data can also be viewed on screen for immediate use.

Built and supplied with long life rechargeable batteries, an additional pack can be purchased to ensure this Hand Arm Vibration Meter can be ready to use whenever you need it. Designed with a rugged and impact resistant body, you can be confident that your new investment will stand the test of time.
This Vexo H Hand Arm Vibration Meter and all it's accessories is supplied in an Attache Carry Case.

Start effectively measuring vibration exposure with the Castle Vexo H Hand Arm Vibration Meter to ensure HAVS doesn't become a problem with in workforce.

Features of the Vexo H - Hand Arm Vibration Meter:

  • Tri-axial vibration meter
  • Fully compliant with ISO 8041 : 2005
  • Large dynamic range
  • Re-chargeable battery pack and charger
  • Large 'Flash' memory
  • Rugged accelerometer and cable
  • Large colour display
  • Only 3 operational buttons for simple use

Class 1 dBAir Environmental Sound Meter

The Castle dBAir Environmental sound meter comes with predefined Environmental Measurement Templates, keeping all of your setup procedures to an absolute minimum, as well as giving you the extra assurance that you’re measuring the correct parameters for your assessment.

The Castle dBAir Environmental Class 1 Sound Meter helps make your noise assessments quick, easy and correct.


Main Applications For The dBAir Environmental Sound Meter are:

  • Hand-held environmental measurements
  • Boundary noise checking
  • BS4142 checks
  • Construction noise
  • Compliance testing


1/3 Octave Bands for Environmental Noise Studies

If you are looking for a Sound Meter to carry out environmental noise studies, the Octave Band version of the dBAir Environment is the instrument for you. Coming with 1/3 Octave bands as standard, it is a feature that is often required for long term environmental noise studies. The dBAir Environment Octave has been specifically developed to be capable of carrying out both handheld and long term outdoor noise assessments. With weatherproof accessories and external power sources, the dBAir can effectively run indefinitely. Capable of audio events recording and measurements of 1/3 octaves every 100 ms, the dBAir Environment is a high end instrument at a hugely competitive price.

Main Applications For The dBAir Environmental 1/3 Octave Are:

  • Tonal Noise Assessment to 1/3 Octave
  • BS4142 assessments
  • Construction noise
  • Compliance testing
  • Boundary noise monitoring
  • Hand-held environmental measurements


The Castle Cloud

The Castle dBAir uses the revolutionary new Castle Cloud Software. Hosted online, all you need to access it's entire software capabilities is an internet browser.

  • Data Wirelessly Uploads from the dBAir to the Castle Cloud
  • Data can still be downloaded using a cable if required
  • Secure Data Storage and Automatic Back-ups
  • Simple and slick interface allowing even first time users to capitalise on The Castle Cloud's vast features
  • Automatic updates mean no downloads ever required.


The Castle dBAir works wirelessly with The Castle Cloud software and it's FREE to use! Make your account today at www.TheCastleCloud.com.
All dBAir Systems come with a 3 Year Pro licence.

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Technical Specification

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Technical Specification

Applicable Standards IEC 61672-1:2013 IEC 61260-1:2014 (Where Octave Bands Fitted) IEC 61252:1993 amendment 1:2000 (Where Exposure Fitted)
Microphone Class 1:Type 1 Pre-Polarised ½” (50mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone -26 dB ± 2 dB re 1V/Pa Class 2:Type 2 Pre-Polarised ½” (25mV/Pa) Condenser Microphone –32 dB ± 3 dB re 1V/Pa
Measurement Ranges Linear Operating Range: 95dB
Noise Floor Typical ’A’ WeightingFrequency WeightingsMeasurement 1: A, C or Z Measurement 2: A, C or Z
Frequency Range 1 Hz - 20 kHz (electrical characteristics) Class 1: 12.5 Hz - 20 kHz (including microphone) Class 2: 16Hz - 16kHz (including microphone)
Time Weighting Measurement 1: Slow, Fast, Impulse Measurement 2: Slow, Fast, Impulse
Display 2.4” Full Colour TFT 240x320 pixels
Dual Measurements Simultaneous dual measurement with independent time and frequency weightings
Octave Band Analysis Where fitted 1/1 or 1/3 octave band analysis on measurement 1 only.

Measurement Parameters

dBAir Safety: LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator
dBAir Safety Octave: LSPL, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator. 1/1 Octaves:
dBAir Environmental LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment.
dBAir Environmental Octave: LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment. 1/1 or 1/3 Octaves: LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMAX, Ln’s, Peak. 1/3 Octaves.
dBAir Safety & Environmental LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (preset to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment.
dBAir Safety & Environmental Octave: LSPL, LE, LEQ, LMAX, LMIN, Peak, LEP’d, Exposure Points, Dose, Hearing Protector Calculator, Ltm3, Ltm5, Lday, Lnight, Ldn, Lden, NA, 10 user-definable Ln values (pre-set to: L1, L2, L5, L10, L50, L90, L95, L98, L99) plus LAF* for Noise act assessment. 1/1 or 1/3 Octaves.
Languages English UK, English US, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish.
Time History Short Interval: 10ms to 60m Long Interval: 1s to 24h Smart Timer, Duration Timer or Interval Timer Memory 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Input / Output Connection Micro USB Type B
Power Batteries: 4 x AA (1.5V) Life: Up to 12 Hours continuous operation (screen settings dependent) USB Socket
Size and Dimensions: Including Pre-Amplifier: 210mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D) Excluding Pre-Amplifier: 145mm (H) x 70mm (W) x 30mm (D)
Weight 480g approximately (including batteries)

VEXO H

Instrument Standards ISO 8041 : 2005 Human Response to Vibration
For compliance with:
ISO 5349 : 2001 Measurement and evaluation of human exposure to hand-transmitted vibration
Range (Integration = Acceleration) Low: 0.05 - 200.0m/s-2 / 0.005 - 20.4g
High: 0.50 - 2000.0m/s-2 / 0.05 - 204.0g
Measurement Channels One
Parameters Acceleration: Arms, Aeq, Amax, Peak, Vector Sum, HSE Exposure Points, EAV and ELV
Linear Operating Range 72dB
Frequency Weighting WH - Hand Arm Filter
Memory Flash memory storing up to 992 recordings
Transducer Castle KD1010, 10mV/g
Noise Floor
Display Full Colour Graphic OLED Display (160 x 128)
Batteries NiMH re-chargeable cell pack
Typically 10 hours continuous use
Connections Input: 3.5mm Stereo Jack Socket
AC Output: 4 Pole 3.5mm Jack Socket
Download: USB Micro B (Cable Supplied)
Recharge: DC Socket (Charger & Cable Supplied)
Languages English UK, English US, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish
Temperature Operating Range -10 to + 50ºC
Humidity Up to 90% RH Non Condensing
Electromagnetic Compatibility Designed in accordance with the following Electromagnetic Compatibility Directives:
SI 2005/281
2004/108/EC
Case High Impact ABS plastic with tactile membrane keypad

What's in the Box

This Kit Includes:

  • 1 x G141SEO dBAir Safety and Environment (1/1, 1/3) Class 1
  • 1 x GA607 Calibrator, Dual Level, Class 1 (Includes GA690 Barometer)
  • 1 x KA017 Protective System Carry Case (dBAir)
  • 1 x CCPRO3 Pro Account for Castle Cloud - 5 Users, 5 Instruments (3 Year)
  • 1 x GA2006H Castle VEXO HARM Vibration Meter
  • 1 x GA606 Vibration Calibrator
  • 1 x PC009 VIBdataPRO Vibration Analysis Software and Cable

Software

Manage your data professionally with secure cloud software

With secure Cloud software at TheCastleCloud.com you can securely access your data from any internet browser on any device. TheCastleCloud is a feature packed noise analysis software system, with added benefits:

  • No downloads ever required
  • No installation required
  • Unlimited number of devices
  • Extra security through Cloud hosting
  • Data is automatically backed up

Find out more at TheCastleCloud.com


Key Features

  • Data Wirelessly Uploads from the dBAir to the Castle Cloud
  • Data can still be downloaded using a cable if required
  • Secure Data Storage and Automatic Back-ups
  • Simple and slick interface allowing even first time users to capitalise on The Castle Cloud's vast features
  • Automatic updates mean no downloads ever required.
  • Customised Reporting
  • Free "Calculators"
  • Free Guides and Help Videos
  • Free Instrument Register

Any Device, Anywhere.

PC, Mac, Tablet or phone, you can access your account and data from any device, anywhere in the world!

No Cables Necessary

At the push of a button the dBAir wirelessly, quickly and securely sends all of your data to your account in The Castle Cloud.

Secure Backup

Not only do we regularly back-up all your data onto secure servers, you can also download your own data at any time onto your device.

Instant Data - No Software Needed

As soon as you log into your Castle Cloud account, your data will be waiting for you primed for analysis and report creating. Alternatively, use a USB cable to copy a csv file straight off the meter!

Easily Manageable

Set Administration Levels for different staff, ensuring the safety of your data whilst ensuring you get the most out of your results.

Why Cloud?

Cloud softare isn't just the future, it's the present! If you use Apple, Dropbox, Microsoft or Google then you're already on the cloud and benefiting from the power and flexibility that brings.

The Castle dBAir works wirelessly with The Castle Cloud software and it's FREE to use! Make your account today at www.TheCastleCloud.com. All dBAir Systems come with a 3 Year Pro licence.

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