Silent coat falling off

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Silent coat falling off

Post by the swan fiend » Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:45 pm

I’ve just gone into the back of my van and found 2 of the 4 strips of silent coat and super liner have fallen off the inside of the roof of my van. Has anyone experienced this before?? I have had a little bit drop off previously, and I’ve used spray glue to put it back on but this is a lot worse. I did clean the panels before fitting. Any suggestions welcome.


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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by Gary.8 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:18 pm

Did you use a roller for the silent coat...? It's worth warming the silent coat as it makes it easier to apply and sticks better.
Did mine in the winter so stuck a box on top a radiator before applying and haven't had any issues.

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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by the swan fiend » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:33 pm

Yeah I used a roller mate. It’s been stuck on since January ish. I’m thinking the glue and heat of the day don’t get on. The van has been parked in the sun the last few days. It hasn’t moved.


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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by Beaker2135 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:01 pm

The sun shouldn’t affect it. There is a minimum temperature for installing it 5°? I’m guessing if you did it in January it was to cold and never stuck properly :(
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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by ViralEye » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:25 pm

I found silent coat to not be as sticky as dodomat. No problems with my 6mm super liner

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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by Gary.8 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:36 pm

Pete you can always take it off and redo it with Marmite heard it's abit sticky....

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Silent coat falling off

Post by the swan fiend » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:46 pm

@beaker, you may have a point there. It’s still very sticky so I may have a play tomorrow. I’ve got some spray glue too so could try that.
@viralEye the super liner is stuck fast to the silent coat mate, that stuff sticks like nothing I’ve ever known!

@gary8 I will never buy marmite. Ever. EVER!


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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by ViralEye » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:00 pm

I had some silent coat sent to me with some speakers, and just found it not sticky at all but I only used it on the floor so wasn't overly fussed. If you can't get it to stick maybe get a roll of dodomat and just redo the roof?

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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by Bionicman » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:30 pm

@swanfiend, get some Evo-Stik Sticks like shit turbo if all else fails. This stuff is the best multi purpose adhesive I have come across. It starts to cure in 15 mins.

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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by the swan fiend » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:43 pm

Good advice lads.......thanks


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Re: Silent coat falling off

Post by sbyrne2012 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:03 pm

Hope this doesn’t happen to me I’m after purchasing a load of silent coat from eBay and not fitted it yet I might try some evo stick when fitting just for piece of mind

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