Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bentley use acoustic insulation to deliver acoustic isolation

Acoustic insulation and acoustic isolation might sound like the same thing at first, but in the new Bentley Flying Spur one is achieved courtesy of the other. The subtle difference between the two is simply that acoustic isolation is the absence of unwanted noise from the interior cabin, while acoustic insulation is the modern performance […]

Engine bay thermal insulation could help cut ‘frosting’ risk

22/02/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Getting a car started in cold weather is not often a fun task, but engine bay thermal insulation could do more than just help with the ignition process. We have reported several times this winter about the risk of ‘frosting’, when a car that has been left running to defrost is stolen by an opportunistic […]

Automotive insulation shields VW Golf R Cabriolet drivers from the elements

20/02/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation, Thermal Insulation

The Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet is the first open-top model in the ‘R’ line-up, and makes good use of automotive insulation to help ensure its occupants stay comfortable with the hood up. Its fully electric hood is equipped with automotive insulation to keep wind chill and noise outside the vehicle while it is up. Alternatively, […]

Citroen promise ‘standard-setting soundproofing’ in DS3 Cabrio

The Citroen DS3 Cabrio promises “standard-setting soundproofing” thanks to its inclusion of acoustic insulation in its soft-top hood. Citroen have given close attention to the hood of their new model, with ambient LED lighting placed around the ceiling console, complemented by white lights on the main instrument panel. Three different colour schemes – black, ‘infinite […]

Winter-ravaged roads renew need for automotive insulation

14/02/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation, Thermal Insulation

Automotive insulation could have several renewed benefits in light of the harsh winters the UK has seen in recent years. Extremes of temperature are becoming more commonplace – and that has meant several years with heavy snowfall, sub-zero temperatures and other freezing conditions. The impact of this on the nation’s roads is to break up […]