Side Panels

What's the problem?
Driving noise enters through the doors and side panels (the sheet metal next to the doors of a vehicle) into the cabin. The thin, light sheet metal vibrates easily and allows sound to enter (or exit, in the case of car-audio music). Unprocessed doors make a gong sound when you close them. Anti-drumming is the way of isolating this sound.

What is the solution?
By equipping the side panels (and other 'can-like' plate surfaces) with products such as Vibraflex or STP Standardplast (anti-drumming) you prevent the sheet material to vibrate, thereby causing the gong sound to disappear. The surface should be thoroughly degreased and cleaned and the anti-drumming mats applied on the side panels and / or doors at room temperature. Press well with the pressure roller and avoid trapping air bubbles.


What products to use where?

Below you will find all described products to insulate side panels and doors

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  1. Vibraflex Ontdreuning set
    Vibraflex
    Sound deadener sheets
    • Bitumen board with added mass
    • Sound deadening and sound insulation
    • High mass and self-adhesive

    Starting at £30.77

    (incl. tax)
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On our collection page  Vehicle Insulation you will find more information about insulating various vehicle components such as bonnet insulation, wheel arch insulation and doorman insulation.