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 Commercial Coatings has introduced Audioguard, a waterborne, spray-applied coating that provides vibration dampening and reduces vehicle noise. Recipient of the PACE Award for Supplier Product and Process Innovation, Audioguard offers commercial OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and  body builders a solution for structural vibration and noise reduction in cabs, under hoods, inside wheel wells and on interior panels.

"Audioguard is made of a proprietary combination of laminar laminar /lam·i·nar/ (lam´i-nar)
1. pertaining to a lamina or laminae.

2. laminated.

3. of, pertaining to, or being a streamlined, smooth fluid flow.
, fiber and resin that hardens into a tough coating material coating material,
n a biologically acceptable, usually porous nonmetal applied over the surface of a metallic implant with the expectation that tissue ingrowth will occur in the pores. Often a carbon polymer or ceramic substance.
," said Dave Chapman Dave Chapman (born 1973 in Kent, England) is a British actor, television presenter, puppeteer and voice artist. Career
Dave Chapman trained at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and The Jim Henson Company.
, marketing director, PPG Commercial Coatings. "Because it's waterborne, it's a zeroVOC product and a very ecologically sound way to address vehicle noise and vibration issues."

According to Chapman, Audioguard is particularly suited for fire and emergency equipment applications, as it reduces siren and road noise and provides patients and EMTs with a lowerdecibel interior environment. It is also effective in numerous other noise and vibration reduction applications. Audioguard can be applied by spraying onto exposed surfaces and into restricted areas by spray wands.
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Publication:Coatings World
Date:Aug 1, 2009
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