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What does CLD stand for?

CLD stands for Constrained Layer Damping (mechanical engineering)

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Acoustic laminated windshields that feature a layer of sound-absorbent vinyl sandwiched between two sheets of glass -- Improved body/door sealing to reduce wind noise -- Expandable stuffers in the fenders and pillars -- Constrained layer damping material on the entire floor to reduce road noise, especially generated by the tires -- A retuned air induction system for a more refined powertrain sound -- All-new acoustic headliners to further deaden interior noise High-tech tools
Being 5/8 inches thick, it consists of a Layer of viscoelastic damping polymer sandwiched between two pieces of enhanced high-density mold resistant gypsum board, providing constrained Layer damping.
While the technology of using constrained layer damping has been applied by other machine builders, Dr Slocum places the film on the internal structures where the film won't delaminate or where there aren't problems maintaining manufacturing tolerances [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5 OMITTED].