Monthly Archives: September 2014

Foam engine bay insulation cuts noise and weight in Ford Mondeo

24/09/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation, Thermal Insulation

The all-new Ford Mondeo incorporates foam engine bay insulation to reduce both the weight and the levels of noise allowed to pass into the interior cabin compared with previous fibreglass insulation. It’s part of Ford’s efforts to allow passengers to hold conversations easily, even when travelling at high speeds, and without having to shout over […]

‘Every gram is important’ in automotive insulations

When it comes to choosing the right automotive insulations, “every gram is important”, according to the principles embodied in a new Citroen concept car due to be unveiled in October. The car manufacturer adopted this mantra in the design process for its C4 Cactus Airflow 2l, a concept car built for the Paris Motor Show, […]

Acoustic insulation aims to keep BMW 2 Series at the top

Acoustic insulation is among the measures being used to try and keep the BMW 2 Series Convertible – the world’s most popular compact premium convertible – at the top of its class. The replacement for the 1 Series Convertible has a lot to live up to when it goes on sale in February 2015, stepping […]

Engine bay insulation takes Ford Focus to higher acclaim

09/09/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, sound insulation

Improved engine bay insulation is just one of the ways in which Ford are seeking even higher acclaim for their ever-popular model, the Ford Focus, as they approach the launch of its latest incarnation. The new Focus has been unveiled ahead of its commercial release in November, and as always the comfort of its drivers […]

Interior cabin noise insulation ‘acoustically tunes’ Vauxhall Adam

03/09/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, sound insulation

Interior cabin noise insulation ensures that the new Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air is ‘acoustically tuned’ as well as being durable and weatherproof, according to the manufacturer. The new model reflects the contemporary style of the Adam range, but with a wider stance and a raised chassis – which Vauxhall claim is inspired by the way […]