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Automotive NVH reduction – challenging today's auto manufacturers to produce quieter cars. Check out 3M's Thinsulate Acoustic Insulation, a leading solution for reducing automotive NVH.

Helping Automotive OEMs Mitigate Noise and Vibration

The Challenge to Create a Quiet Environment

The Challenge to Create a Quiet Environment

With drivers spending more and more time in their cars, auto makers face the challenge of bringing the quiet quality found in people's homes into their cars as well – but without added cost or loss of refinement. In its quest to reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) in vehicles, the automotive industry is faced with numerous issues, including:
  • Overall sound, shock and energy absorption and isolation
  • Vibration dampening across various material surfaces
  • Insulation and cushioning
  • Increased higher frequency noises in cars with electric motors

Shhhh! Acoustic Insulation for a Quieter Ride

Shhhh! Acoustic Insulation for a Quieter Ride

It's no surprise that drivers want quieter vehicles. The automotive acoustic team at 3M is helping to achieve this goal by providing design engineers with a variety of acoustic products to reduce noise, improve sound quality, and add value and performance to virtually any vehicle design or application.

Learn more about how acoustic insulation provided a quiet solution for diesel vehicles. (PDF, 329 Kb)

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