Reducing powertrain noise with lightweight PET textile


A lightweight textile made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibres that can both insulate and absorb sound waves has been developed by Autoneum for use in automotive engine bays.

With Hybrid-Acoustics PET, the Switzerland-based company has adapted its Hybrid-Acoustics textile interior technology to enclose electric motors, thereby contributing to lighter, quieter and more environmentally friendly vehicles.

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