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Throwback 90s Items to Inspire NVH Engineers

Inspiration for NVH Engineers

Inspiration comes in so many different forms and can have a huge impact on the world.  In many cases, inspiration and creativity stem from memories from your past and by looking at things in different ways. In this post, we take a trip down memory row and take a slightly different look at products that made the 90s as great as we all know it was.

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The Future of Noise Reduction Inside Electric Vehicles

Automotive trends with noise reduction in electric vehicles

Without the noise of a loud internal combustion engine, you're going to hear new sounds that can be severely distracting. EVs are needing to adapt to this in new ways.  In this post, we take you through some of the newest technology and trends that are becoming increasingly adopted throughout the industry to get closer and closer towards sound-proofing the interior over electric vehicles.

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Complex Rubber Seal Tips: Starting With The Basics

Complex automotive seals

Outside of the engineering design of a seal, there are 3 core elements that play a major role in the success of a complex seal.  Once you have a fundamental understanding of each, you'll be well on your way towards producing a seal that meets, or even exceeds, the performance requirements necessary for harsh environments and/or complex sealing applications.

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Basics of Rubber Shore Hardness

Rubber shore durometer basics

Before diving deep into the complexities of rubber design engineering, tooling, manufacturing, and testing, it's important to get a deep understanding of the core elements that make it work. In this post, we take a deep dive into the basics of rubber shore hardness, how to measure it, and some of the standard applications you'll find in the real world.

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How to Mask Bores & Bushings

Masking bores and bushing before powder coating

If you're still using masking tapes or die-cuts to mask bores or bushings, you're wasting time and money.  In this post we explore why powder coaters, e-coaters, and wet painters are switching to masking sleeves, and what it takes to make them work

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