The significance of an appropriately sized vent silencer

We are a company that has spent years working to combat the problems industrial noise pollution causes. We do this by supplying a wide range of high quality silencing products. This includes steam vent silencers. To ensure we deliver the right designs, we make use of acoustic modelling software. It allows us to analyse your systems and see how we can help without compromising anything.

A vent silencer can lower the noise levels coming from venting compressed substances. When you vent them into the atmosphere from a pipeline, it can be very noisy. This occurs because of the change in pressure and velocity. It could be gases like oxygen, natural gas, and nitrogen, or even steam. All of them will create loud noises. Vent silencers can tackle the problem, but the size must be right.

How to decide the sizing?

The appropriate size of one of these silencers shall depend on several factors. One of the most important is the targeted noise level limits for local compliance. Businesses must meet them to ensure they satisfy the regulations and don’t have issues with local authorities.

Another factor is the sort of substance that you are venting. You may need to change the size of the silencer to reflect the specific gas you are dealing with. This will take into account how it behaves and its properties.

You must also think of the flow parameters you have at the facility. The flow speed will have a big impact on noise, generating louder sounds at higher speeds.

Think about the dimensions

The silencer dimensions that are the most important are the weight (kg), length (mm), and diameter (mm).

With the silencer’s diameter, it must be big enough that it can accommodate the fluid flow rate. It has to do this without harming the acoustic packaging system. Moreover, it has to be small enough that it can impede the sound energy that is produced. This is without allowing any substantial noise to escape.

Something else the silencer needs to be is of an ideal weight and length. With the correct dimensions, you will have maximum cost savings, durability, and operational efficiency.

Talk to us if you need steam vent silencers

At Ventx, we see to it that we match our silencers to the particular application. Every silencer we create is different in terms of attenuation level and design. However, each one is very effective at noise reduction. Therefore, you don’t have to worry when you order from us.

If you want to try steam vent silencers, we are the most reliable designer in the UK. So, please don’t hesitate to contact us to let us know more about your noise problems and site requirements.