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June '19

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JUNE 2019 THE SHOP 27 Spray-On Sound Deadening LINE-X Huntsville, Alabama Cristin Liveoak Public Relations Manager Our hottest Sound Deadening product for 2019 is … … LINE-X Platinum – Extreme Protection & UV Resistance. It is our top-of-the- line coating that provides impact resistance and protection against abrasion, leaks, rust, corrosion and damaging UV rays in addition to sound dampening. All LINE-X protective coatings including LINE-X Standard, LINE-X Premium, LINE-X Platinum, LINE-X X-tra and LINE-X Renew have built-in sound-dampening properties. Its best features include … … LINE-X's protective coatings are applied at an average of 120 mils and mechani- cally bond to the substrate or surface of what they are being applied to, which acts as a thick, elastic protective layer of protection that makes the substrate stronger and protects it against impacts and abrasions, but has a secondary property of significantly dampening sound. When something is dropped or placed on a surface protected by LINE-X, the acoustic reverberations are dissipated through the protective coating absorbing the loud, reflective sounds. A common misconception regarding Sound Deadening products is … … they are heavy. This is a common misconception of both sound-dampening mate- rials and LINE-X. While there is certainly extra weight in most sound-dampening products, the additional weight is often negligible and the advantages of both surface protection and sound dampening far outweigh any disadvantages of extra weight. An unexpected benefit for shops offering Sound Deadening products is … … that when LINE-X is applied purely for its sound-dampening properties, it also provides impact resistance and protection against abrasion, leaks, rust, corrosion and, in many cases, damaging UV rays. Here's a tip shops can use to increase their sales of Sound Deadening products … … become a LINE-X franchise. As an official LINE-X franchise, shops can offer protective coatings for both sound dampening and all of the more common uses for LINE-X like bedliners, coatings on vehicle accessories like bumpers, fender flares and rocker panels, not to mention all of the different non-automotive uses. Spray-on coatings offer sound-dead- ening qualities as well as protection and abrasion resistance. (Photo courtesy LINE-X)

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