damping material


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damping material

A viscous material applied to a vibrating surface, such as a metal panel, to reduce the noise which it radiates.
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This decrease largely was due to lower shipments of noise damping materials to the disc brake aftermarket, partially offset by an increase in shipments of Quiet Steel(R) for automotive body panels and engine applications.
This was due primarily to a significant increase in shipments of Quiet Steel(R) for automotive body panels, as well as higher sales of noise damping materials for original equipment and aftermarket disc brakes and engine components.
Their suitability as damping materials is a manifestation of the mechanical relaxation of the segments of the long chains.
7 wt% of MWCNT composite is an effective damping material, even though only a small amount of MWCNTs were added to silicone elastomer.
e engine bay heat shield has been lled with acoustic damping material to reduce powertrain noise and diesel variants are equipped with extra acoustic seals to further reduce noise intrusion.
Adjustable for different draw lengths and animals, the Dead-On is now available in an ST model, which includes vibration damping material that is thinner and bright (name brand) fiber optic reference pins.
Constrained layer systems are difficult to design because damping is a function of many variables, including: damping material stiffness and thickness; constraining layer stiffness and thickness; the flexural rigidity of the base structure and the vibration modes involved; and the temperature of the structure and frequency of the vibration.
Damping material, footbed and protective equipment.
QuietSteel is a damping material sandwiching a viscoelastic core between metal skins of steel, stainless steel, aluminum, galvalume or other substrate.
The AR-338 gets a limited amount of damping material and no bracing.
That was down to something they call Ultra Light Concept, a sound damping material that's both light -so important to fuel economy -and very effective in absorbing noise.
Another feature is the use of acoustic damping material on the insides of side panels, which assists in the sound-isolation capabilities usually generated by such equipment as digital video recorders and hard drive arrays.