Insulating the control box and dashboard

What is the problem? 
Insulating for dashboardTwo problems which may occur when it comes to the control box are airborne noise and impact noise. The control box also functions as a sound box, which can be solved by doing the following.
Airborne noise through the control box or dashboard
This problem can be solved by properly sealing gaps and seams which can leak noise from the engine room with a sealant, kit. Next is insulating the control box on the inside or outside by applying Isomat TS (type TS8) sound insulation. This product insulates vibrations in light surfaces of the control box or dashboard. You can glue these sheets with our Contact Adhesive. The inside of the control box should be equipped with a sound-absorbing foam. We recommended Acousticcell with a thickness of at least 25 mm, this product is suitable to absorb engine noise in the control box or underneath the dashboard, this product is self-adhesive.

Contact noise via throttle cable
Throttle control by a steel cable can cause impact noise. Vibrations from the engine is transferred to the control box or dashboard via the steel wire. Prevent this contact noise by first checking if the cable is not touching inside the box or dashboard. Then, cover the cabinet with Isomat TS sound insulation and a noise absorbing product as described above. There are also cable vibration dampers on the market that can help with this.

Products to soundproof the control box and dashboard of vessels



Sound insulation for yacht and shipbuilding
More information about insulating yachts, ships and sloops can be found on the overview page 'Sound insulation and absorption for boat and yacht'.