Elite Iron is one of the leaders in providing gun suppressor in the U.S. There’s been questions about “measuring sound pressure level reduction the ins and out of it.
Measuring Sound Pressure Level Reduction – How it’s done.
Elite Iron uses the industry standard Bruel & KJaer Model 2209 sound meter. The tool is re-calibrated annually by Bruel & Kjaer to ensure its functioning properly.
Using US Military standard testing procedure for sound suppressor consists of:
This data is also averaged and the result subtracted from the baseline figure. This figure represents the degree of sound suppression.
Other factors during recording:
It’s important to note that there will always be minor day-to-day variations in the data obtained as a consequence of changes in the weather parameters.
Using the procedures described above, the actual sound pressure level reductions and specifications of the Elite Iron suppressors are the standards that Elite Iron instills into their suppressor products.