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Vibration Damping Materials and Underbody Coatings

2014-06-06
CURRENT
J671_201406
The materials classified under this specification are: a Mastic vibration damping materials used to reduce the sound emanating from metal panels. b Mastic underbody coatings used to give protection and some vibration damping to motor vehicle underbodies, fenders, and other parts.
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Test Method for Measuring the Relative Drapeability of Flexible Insulation Materials

1994-02-01
HISTORICAL
J1325_199402
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a method of determining the relative flexibility of padding and/or acoustical composites. The purpose of this testing method is to establish a means for measuring the three-dimensional drapeability of flexible insulation materials, such as automotive floor pan insulation composites.
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Test Method for Measuring the Relative Drapeability of Flexible Insulation Materials

1985-02-01
HISTORICAL
J1325_198502
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a method of determining the relative flexibility of padding and/or acoustical composites. The purpose of this testing method is to establish a means for measuring the three-dimensional drapeability of flexible insulation materials, such as automotive floor pan insulation composites.
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Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Resilient Insulating Paddings

1981-03-01
HISTORICAL
J1355_198103
This SAE Recommended Practice is applicable for determining the thickness of various resilient materials, such as insulating padding used in the automotive industry. This test method is intended to establish a uniform procedure for determining the thickness of various resilient thermal and acoustical insulating pad materials.
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Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Resilient Insulating Paddings

1987-04-01
HISTORICAL
J1355_198704
This SAE Recommended Practice is applicable for determining the thickness of various resilient materials, such as insulating padding used in the automotive industry. This test method is intended to establish a uniform procedure for determining the thickness of various resilient thermal and acoustical insulating pad materials.
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Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Resilient Insulating Paddings

2017-08-14
CURRENT
J1355_201708
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the thickness of various resilient insulating padding materials that are used in the automotive industry. Such padding materials may include synthetic or non-synthetic materials, fibrous or cellular materials, high loft or compressed materials, single layer homogeneous or multilayer products, low and high surface density products. Some of these samples may be deformable and elastic, high loft thermal and acoustical fibrous materials, as well. The test method described herein has been developed to establish a means of a uniform procedure for measuring the thickness of different types of samples not only for application to all ground vehicles, but also may be applicable to other situations or conditions. The test method is designed to measure the thickness of flat samples and not formed parts. This test method does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
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Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Resilient Insulating Paddings

1993-05-03
HISTORICAL
J1355_199305
This SAE Recommended Practice is applicable for determining the thickness of various resilient materials, such as insulating padding used in the automotive industry. This test method is intended to establish a uniform procedure for determining the thickness of various resilient thermal and acoustical insulating pad materials.
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Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Resilient Insulating Paddings

2010-04-14
HISTORICAL
J1355_201004
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the thickness of various resilient insulating padding materials that are used in the automotive industry. Such padding materials may include synthetic or non-synthetic materials, fibrous or cellular materials, high loft or compressed materials, single layer homogeneous or multilayer products, low and high surface density products. Some of these samples may be deformable and elastic, high loft thermal and acoustical fibrous materials, as well. The test method described herein has been developed to establish a means of a uniform procedure for measuring the thickness of different types of samples not only for application to all ground vehicles, but also may be applicable to other situations or conditions. The test method is designed to measure the thickness of flat samples and not formed parts. This test method does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
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Standard Formats for Presenting Acoustical Data

2011-06-08
HISTORICAL
J2629_201106
SAE developed this document and associated spreadsheets at the request of automobile manufacturers to help compare products from multiple suppliers using standard data presentation formats. This document includes several preferred formats for presenting acoustical data on materials, components, systems, or vehicles. These formats cover the range of acoustical tests commonly conducted in the automotive industry. These tests follow SAE and ASTM test practices as well as vehicle specific test methods. For each test, the details of samples and test conditions can be entered into an applicable electronic spreadsheet together with the acoustical results data. These data are then linked to standard graphical display(s) for each test. All manufacturers and suppliers in this industry are encouraged to present data and results in these formats.
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Standard Formats for Presenting Acoustical Data

2015-08-11
CURRENT
J2629_201508
SAE developed this document and associated spreadsheets at the request of automobile manufacturers to help compare products from multiple suppliers using standard data presentation formats. This document includes several preferred formats for presenting acoustical data on materials, components, systems, or vehicles. These formats cover the range of acoustical tests commonly conducted in the automotive industry. These tests follow SAE and ASTM test practices as well as vehicle specific test methods. For each test, the details of samples and test conditions can be entered into an applicable electronic spreadsheet together with the acoustical results data. These data are then linked to standard graphical display(s) for each test. All manufacturers and suppliers in this industry are encouraged to present data and results in these formats.
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Laboratory Measurement of the Composite Vibration Damping Properties of Materials on a Supporting Steel Bar

2019-01-17
WIP
J1637
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the vibration damping performance of a system consisting of a damping material bonded to a vibrating cantilevered steel bar. The bar is often called the Oberst bar (named after Dr. H. Oberst) and the test method is often called the Oberst Bar Test Method. Materials for damping treatments may include homogeneous materials, nonhomogeneous materials, or a combination of homogeneous, nonhomogeneous, and/or inelastic (such as aluminum foil) materials. These materials are commonly installed in transportation systems such as ground vehicles, marine products, and aircraft to reduce vibration at resonance, and thus reduce the noise radiation from the vibrating surface. However, the test method described herein was developed to rank order materials used in PASSENGER VEHICLE APPLICATIONS with steel sheet metal and may not be fully applicable to other situations.
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Laboratory Measurement of the Composite Vibration Damping Properties of Materials on a Supporting Steel Bar

2013-06-18
CURRENT
J1637_201306
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the vibration damping performance of a system consisting of a damping material bonded to a vibrating cantilevered steel bar. The bar is often called the Oberst bar (named after Dr. H. Oberst) and the test method is often called the Oberst Bar Test Method. Materials for damping treatments may include homogeneous materials, nonhomogeneous materials, or a combination of homogeneous, nonhomogeneous, and/or inelastic (such as aluminum foil) materials. These materials are commonly installed in transportation systems such as ground vehicles, marine products, and aircraft to reduce vibration at resonance, and thus reduce the noise radiation from the vibrating surface. The test method described herein was developed to rank order materials for application on panels using general automotive steel but also may be applicable to other situations or conditions.
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Laboratory Measurement of the Airborne Sound Barrier Performance of Flat Materials and Assemblies

2017-07-13
CURRENT
J1400_201707
This SAE Recommended Practice presents a test procedure for determining the airborne sound insulation performance of materials and composite layers of materials commonly found in mobility, industrial and commercial products under conditions of representative size and sound incidence so as to allow better correlation with in-use sound insulator performance. The frequency range of interest is typically 100 to 8000 Hz 1/3 octave-band center frequencies. This test method is designed for testing flat samples with uniform cross section, although in some applications the methodology can be extended to evaluate formed parts, pass-throughs, or other assemblies to determine their acoustical properties. For non-flat parts or assemblies where transmitted sound varies strongly across the test sample surface, a more appropriate methodology would be ASTM E90 (with a reverberant receiving chamber) or ASTM E2249 (intensity method with an anechoic or hemi-anechoic receiving chamber).
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Laboratory Measurement of the Airborne Sound Barrier Performance of Flat Materials and Assemblies

2010-08-05
HISTORICAL
J1400_201008
This SAE Recommended Practice presents a test procedure for determining the airborne sound insulation performance of materials and composite layers of materials commonly found in mobility, industrial and commercial products under conditions of representative size and sound incidence so as to allow better correlation with in-use sound insulator performance. The frequency range of interest is typically 125 to 8000 Hz 1/3 octave band center frequencies. This test method is designed for testing flat samples, although in some applications the methodology can be extended to evaluate formed parts, pass-throughs, or other assemblies to determine their acoustical properties. For non-flat parts or assemblies where transmitted sound varies strongly across the test sample surface, a more appropriate methodology would be ASTM E90 (with a reverberant receiving chamber) or ASTM E 2249 (intensity method with an anechoic or hemi-anechoic receiving chamber).
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Laboratory Measurement of the Airborne Sound Barrier Performance of Flat Materials and Assemblies

1989-05-01
HISTORICAL
J1400_198905
This SAE Recommended Practice presents a test procedure for determining the airborne sound barrier performance of materials and composite assemblies commonly installed in surface vehicles and marine products. This document is intended to provide a means of rank ordering barrier materials according to their sound transmission loss. At each test frequency the transmission loss (TL) is projected from the measured noise reduction of the test specimen using a correlation factor (CF). The respective CF for the test condition is determined as the differences between the measured noise reduction (MNR) of a homogeneous limp panel, such as lead, and its calculated field-incidence transmission loss. Latitude is permitted in certain test conditions that do not necessarily conform to all of the acoustical requirements of ASTM E 90.
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Laboratory Measurement of the Acoustical Performance of Body Cavity Filler Materials

2010-05-26
HISTORICAL
J2846_201005
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the acoustical performance of a system consisting of a body cavity filler material formed into a rectangular cross-section channel. Materials for this test may include both heat reactive and chemically reactive products, with or without a shelf to simulate a baffle in an application, or a combination of body cavity filler and aluminum foil to enhance the performance. These materials are commonly installed in transportation systems such as ground vehicles, and thus reduce the noise propagation through the rails, rockers, and pillar/posts. This document is intended to rank order the acoustical performance of materials for application on channels using general automotive steel, such that the effects of sealing of pinch welds in addition to the material could be easily evaluated.
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Laboratory Measurement of the Acoustical Performance of Body Cavity Filler Materials

2017-08-11
CURRENT
J2846_201708
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the acoustical performance of a system consisting of a body cavity filler material formed into a rectangular cross-section channel. Materials for this test may include both heat reactive and chemically reactive products, with or without a shelf to simulate a baffle in an application, or a combination of body cavity filler and aluminum foil to enhance the performance. These materials are commonly installed in transportation systems such as ground vehicles, and thus reduce the noise propagation through the rails, rockers, and pillar/posts. This document is intended to rank order the acoustical performance of materials for application on channels using general automotive steel, such that the effects of sealing of pinch welds in addition to the material could be easily evaluated.
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Laboratory Measurement of Random Incidence Sound Absorption Tests Using a Small Reverberation Room

2018-07-10
WIP
J2883
This SAE Recommended Practice describes a laboratory test procedure for measuring the random incidence sound absorption performance of a material or a part in a small size reverberation room by measuring decay rates. The absorption performance may include sound absorption coefficient of the test sample and or the amount of energy absorbed by the test sample. Materials for absorption treatments may include homogeneous materials, nonhomogeneous materials, or a combination of homogeneous, nonhomogeneous, and/or inelastic impervious materials. These materials are commonly installed in the mobility products and in the transportation systems such as ground vehicles, marine products, aircraft, and commercial industry (in industrial and consumer products) to reduce reverberant sound build-up and thus reduce the noise level in the environment by minimizing reflections off of hard surfaces.
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