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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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