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Acoustic foams ensure quiet running for VW engines

24/07/2015 //
by idealmarketing
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Acoustic foams are providing sound insulation in the medium and high frequencies across the Volkswagen range in the North American market. Open-cell fine acoustic foam for the engine bay is being used with a non-woven fleece cover, which complements the acoustic insulation over the full range of audible frequencies. This engine cover is now in […]

Acoustic and thermal insulation ‘as standard’ on Audi TT Roadster

01/10/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive industry news, Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Audi’s all-new TT Roadster and TTS Roadster models, unveiled this week at the Paris Motor Show, benefit from acoustic and thermal insulation as standard, the manufacturer says. The new models will be on display until October 14th in Paris, and are due to be delivered to UK customers from March 2015 onwards. Design features span […]

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, […]

Thermal insulation keeps VW Jetta warm at the rear

12/08/2014 //
by alastair
Posted in Automotive insulation, Thermal Insulation

Passengers seated towards the rear of the ‘refreshed’ Volkswagen Jetta Saloon should have a warmer ride on winter days, thanks to the inclusion of thermal insulation. Heat insulation is included in the rear windscreen, which incorporates tinted glass that should also ensure temperatures do not rise too high on hot and sunny summer days. It’s […]