Monthly Archives: June 2013

Automotive insulation can help save £7bn in freight costs

25/06/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation

With ‘externalities’ in the road freight industry costing almost £7 billion back in 2006, the industry could stand to benefit substantially from innovations like automotive insulation, to help cut down on engine noise escaping from the cab. The Freight Transport Association says it is a consortium member of the Research Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, […]

Thermal insulation keeps VW Motability customers comfy

22/06/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Thermal Insulation

Thermal insulation keeps vehicles of all kinds from overheating in the sun, while cutting down on the need to use the in-car heater during the winter months too. And while for many of us, that might simply be a matter of comfort, for disabled motorists it can be even more important to keep the interior […]

Acoustic insulation ensures Corolla quietness

20/06/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

The Toyota Corolla 2014 model – the 11th generation of the hugely popular sedan – makes extensive use of acoustic insulation in order to ensure quietness for passengers. This begins with an acoustic glass windscreen to deflect any road noise or wind turbulence that hits the vehicle head-on. Acoustic insulation for the engine bay further […]

AI General Manager takes on the Macmillan Longest Day Golf Challenge

18/06/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in sound insulation

AI’s General Manager Brian Eldred is taking on the Longest Day Golf Challenge in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research on 27th June. The challenge consists of Brian’s team of four attempting to play four rounds of golf in one day. Held at his home course of Burghley Park in Stamford, the day kicks off at […]

Automotive insulations create ‘cone of silence’

15/06/2013 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Automotive sound insulation

With household appliance manufacturers racing to catch up on the use of acoustic insulation, it seems automotive insulations have an unexpected role to play in ensuring a relaxing and comfortable lifestyle for many people. A recent Associated Press report looks at the noises household appliances make, and the steps some householders take to try and […]