GN 342.1 Levelling feet with vibration damping / female thread


  • RoHS

Description

Specification

Type

  • Type SV: with damping element
Steel
  • Tensile strength class 5.8
  • zinc plated, blue passivated
Damping element
Elastomer (PUR)
  • Sylomer SR 450-12
  • anti-slip, glued
  • grey
  • oil resistant
  • Operating range form -30 °C up to 70 °C
Hexagon nut ISO 4032
Steel zinc plated, blue passivated

Information

The specified load in the table of the levelling feet GN 342.1 is a recommendation up to which the damping element can be permanently subjected.
This static load equals a thrust on the area of 0.4 N/mm2 at which the damping material reaches its optimum dynamic damping ability. This also takes into account an additional load up to 0.6 N/mm2 in the event of a dynamic load.
Levelling feet GN 342.1 cannot be disassembled.

Technical information

Vibration absorption - Performance graph

When using levelling feet GN 342.1 the following differentiation in vibration absorption is made:
Active vibrations:
Vibrations transmitted to surroundings or associated equipment from working machinery for example.
Passive vibrations:
Vibrations transmitted to equipment or parts from vibrating surroundings or bases.
The efficiency of vibration absorption is dependent upon the interference frequency of the vibration to be absorbed as well as on the resonant frequency of the damping element itself.
A vibration absorbing effect is only achieved when the interference frequency is greater than √2-times the resonant frequency of the damping element. The greater the difference [∆] between the two, the better the damping effect.
The resonant frequency of the damping pad is dependant upon type (composition) of the material cross section and the static load.
The graphs on the left show all the required data of the standard material (SR 450-12) of the damping element. Damping elements with other absorption properties are available on request.

Example

Assume a load per levelling foot: 400 N
Compression levelling foot d1 = 32
400 N / 707 mm2 = 0.57 N/mm2
Compression levelling feet d1 = 40
400 N / 11340 mm2= 0.34 N/mm2
Therefore levelling feet with d1 = 40, that exert a pressure of 0.4 N/mm2 should be preferred.
The above graph shows:
Resonant frequency with compression 0.34 N/mm2: 17.5 Hz
The lower graph shows:
Degree of isolation at 66 Hz interference frequency (P1): 92 %
Degree of isolation at 98 Hz interference frequency (P2): 97 %
At approximately 200 Hz interference frequency the degree of isolation is 100 %.

Levelling feet with vibration damping / female thread GN 342.1
GN 342.1
Filter
Description d1 d2 d3 l2 l3 l4 Compression
in N/mm2 0
l4 Compression
in N/mm2 0.4
l4 Compression
in N/mm2 0.6
A/F t Area damping element
in mm2
Load in N
by compression
0.4 N/mm2
Weight
GN 342.1-32-M10-SV 32 M 10 30 29 11 5.5 3.8 2.7 15 10.5 707 280 65
GN 342.1-40-M12-SV 40 M 12 38 30 9.5 6 4.3 3.3 17 11.5 1134 450 92
GN 342.1-50-M12-SV 50 M 12 48 30.5 9 6.5 4.9 3.9 17 11.5 1809 720 137
GN 342.1-60-M16-SV 60 M 16 58 37.5 10 7 5.5 4.4 24 16 2641 1050 275