825 total sounds
  • Round rod milling machine

    Up until its shutdown in 1983 the Sawmill Remblinghausen in Meschede (North Rhine-Westphalia) manufactured wooden handles for brooms and rakes using the...
  • Linotype N-14 – text setting

    The sound of the setting of text on linotype N-14, manufactured in Leningrad (Soviet Union) in 1968. The sound of the machine was recorded in the Printing...
  • Printing machine Grafopress

    The sound of semi-automatic printing machine Grafopress in operation. It was manufactured by the Adast company in Czechoslovakia in the mid-twentieth century....
  • Crank wheel

    In the Sawmill Remblinghausen (Meschede, North Rhine-Westphalia) this crank wheel device has been used to open and close the drainage of the water reservoir...
  • Francis turbine

    The Francis turbine is a water turbine which was developed in the USA by the engineer James B. Francis (1815-1892). It is mainly used to generate electricity...
  • Manual cardboard cutter machine, so called papszera

    The sound of cutting paper sheets on manual cardboard cutter machine. The sound of the machine was recorded in the Printing Museum in Cieszyn (Poland)....
  • Horizontal gang saw

    The horizontal gang saw, produced by the machine factory A. Goede in Berlin in 1908, currently stands in the Sawmill Remblinghausen (Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia)....
  • Bravikens paper mill in Norrköping, Sweden

    Paper Mill

    The paper mill recorded from the visitors’ parking lot. This is the sound of the mill that most people perceive and it is dominated by the tall mill...
  • Automatic packing station

    Automatic packing station

    This is the sound of the automatic packing station where robots wrap the bales of paper in packaging. The rattling sound originates from the high speed...
  • PM-52 Dryer section

    PM-52 Dryer section

    At the far end of the large paper machine, the refined paper produce is rolled on to reels and dryed. It is then cut into sections and reeled again onto...
  • Horizontal waterwheel

    The Sawmill Remblinghausen in Meschede (Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia) has been using the horizontal steel-waterwheel for generating electric light since...
  • Pulp fan

    Pulp fan

    Fans make out a large part of the paper mill’s soundscape. This Swedish made paper pulp fan, used to control the level of moist in the paper making process,...