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A Quieter XLerator


Vol. 11, No. 1), the only downside we found was that the noise might be a little . . . much. The sound of the Xlerator’s 16,000-ft/minute (5,000- m/minute) airstream being deflected off hands can reach 90 decibels. Since that sound level can be a problem in some installations—such as quiet restaurants or thin-walled office buildings—Excel Dryer, Inc., has developed an easy, lower-noise, no-cost retrofit for customers who request it.

Published February 1, 2006

Piepkorn, M. (2006, February 1). A Quieter XLerator. Retrieved from