Vibration Mounts Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of vibration mount manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top vibration mount manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find vibration mount companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture vibration mounts to your companies specifications. Then contact the vibration mount companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of isolation vibration mounts, industrial vibration mounts, shock vibration mounts, or customized vibration mounts of every type, this is the resource for you.

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  • The What and Why of Vibration Mounts

    Vibration mounts are used to isolate the vibrations of different equipment and mechanical parts from one another. The purpose of the mount is to reduce the transmission of vibrations between two separate elements while still providing stability and mechanical support. The vibration mounts are designed to reduce the amount of vibration effects on people, structures, and equipment. The vibration isolators lower the frequency of a machine below the frequency that causes the unit to vibrate. Basically, vibration absorbers and isolation mounts keep the two frequencies of the two components out...

  • IQS Newsroom Featured Profile: AAC - Advanced Antivibration Components

    by Breana Cronk, IQS Editor Link to AAC Product Video Founded in 1960, Designatronics, Inc. is better known by its divisions which have grown to be industrial powerhouses in their respective fields. One such company is Advanced Antivibration Components (AAC). AAC converts the 50 years of technical expertise offered by the parent company into the highest quality vibration absorbers available. Though part of a larger company, AAC has built its own reputation for excellence in myriad industrial applications including defense and medical fields which require not only the best products,...

  • Isotech, Inc. Announces Motion Positioners

    Isotech Inc. has announced the NanoMover, MicnoMover and MicnoMover Mini for precision positioning adjustment in motion applications.  The devices have the capability to load 3 kg and travel from 30 μm with a 20-μm positioning accuracy for up to 50 mm. They use frictionless flexures as their guiding mechanisms, eliminating pitch, yaw and roll error.  Applications include interferometry, fiber optic alignment, laser cavity tuning and inspection systems.  ...

Industry Information

Vibration Mounts

Vibration mounts are used to support heavy mechanical or industrial equipment, and to isolate and absorb vibrations which result from the running of the machines or equipment. Continuous vibration takes its toll on parts and components, resulting in equipment malfunction or faulty product manufacturing. The noise caused as a result of some vibrations can also create an unpleasant working environment and may be hazardous to worker safety.

Shock absorbers and vibration control parts are used to prevent kinetic energy and motion from flowing through two connecting surfaces, thereby reducing the effects of vibration and the potential for resulting noise. Furthermore, sensitive equipment and control panels, as well as precision machines can be protected from damage or irregularities that may occur from exposure to powerful vibrations by the use of mounts or another energy absorption device such as rubber bumpers. Vibration mounts typically consist of two parts: the isolator and the fasteners. The fasteners are metal studs used to attach the mount to its fixed surface and to the piece of equipment which it is to control the vibration for. The isolator is the vibration absorbent material that surrounds the fasteners. This is typically made from a mix of polymers, such as rubber and a plastic. Vibration mounts can be plate mounts, seismic mounts, stud mounts, cylindrical mounts, ring mounts and more, depending on the intended applications.

Industries as varied as power plants, laundry facilities, food processing and air conditioning all use vibration mounts in certain applications in order to achieve greater output and performance from the machines, reduced maintenance and repair costs and a longer operating life. Vehicles, generators, pumps and centrifuges, fans, marine equipment, air compressors and most rotating industrial equipment all use various forms of vibration mounts or vibration absorbers. They are typically easy to manufacture and relatively cheap in terms of benefits realized from their use. Rubber is a durable material and so provides a low maintenance option for vibration control. Stock items can be used for most general applications; however, custom specifications are able to be met by many manufacturers in terms of size, absorption capabilities and mounting configurations. Choosing a mounting type is based on application and needed load bearing range. For low frequency disturbances such as in fridges or air conditioners, a spring mount can adequately meet the vibration control needs. For heavier-duty applications, a seismic mount or a stud mount might be more appropriate.

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