The Works Sound Effects Library

2,870 Action, Mechanism, Machine and Motor Sound Effects

The Works Sound Effects presents the sounds of actions, mechanisms, machines and motors. The 2,870 royalty free sound effects on 10 Audio CDs include individual industrial and mechanized sounds as well as manufacturing background sounds and ambiences. From Steel Mills and Bottling Plants to Railroad Yards and Oil Fields, this collection of industrial sound effects sets the right tone for a diverse number of manufacturing and business environments. You will find buttons, switches and servos; gears, ratchets and conveyor belts; electricity, pneumatics and friction to create the sounds of industry at work. This library is also available as a download purchase in 16/44.1, 16/48 or 24/48 WAV file formats.

Here is a breakdown of what you get in The Works Sound Effects:

  • Pneumatics, Buttons, Switches
  • Signals, Levers, Ratchets, Gears
  • Friction, Stress, Servo Motors
  • Small Motors, Small Mechanisms, Electrical Effects
  • Compartments, Doors, Tape Machines
  • Machines, Motors, Engines
  • Backgrounds: Interior Work & Manufacturing
  • Backgrounds: Packing, Shipping, Conveyors
  • Backgrounds: Exterior Work, Labor, Industry
  • Constant Tone Environments
  • List of Content

    Download the The Works Sound Effects Library File Listing to see the complete contents of this package.


  • 2,870 royalty free sound effects
  • Digitally recorded in stereo
  • Available on 10 Audio CDs
  • Also available as a Download in 16/44.1, 16/48 or 24/48 WAV file formats
  • Industrial sound effects
  • Manufacturing background sounds
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    The Works Sound Effects Library

    Product Specs

    2870 Sound Effects

    10 CDs

    CD Audio

    View Track List PDF

    $495 US Regular Price

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