View Full Version : Plexiglass

06-16-2008, 05:32 PM
I was going to use Plexiglass to seal up the holes in my door panel in preparation for eventual deadening. I also have some steel plates, about 1/16" or 1/8" thick.

I got the metal plates free, so I was going to use them. But I wasn't sure if plexiglass might be better for sonic purposes.

Also, Home Depot has plexiglass in 1/10" and 1/4". The 1/4" is more than twice the price. Is the 1/10th good enough for sound deadening?

I figure this is just to give the Raamat something solid to sit on, but it'll be a while before I put the mat down so I'm hoping just blocking up the holes and dropping in some egg crate foam will help some for the time being.


06-16-2008, 05:39 PM
Wouldn't that spray foam be better to fill in the holes, then sand it to a level surface for your mats?

06-16-2008, 05:54 PM
I would be scared of the spray foam. If it expands into the path of the window or just somewhere else I wouldn't want it, it would be a pita

06-17-2008, 12:31 AM
Plexi cracks VERY easily. Just get some sheetmetal or aluminum to seal them up, then cover it with deadener...

06-17-2008, 04:39 AM
Plexi would be OK but it will flex a lot. I'd cut the metal to fit, glue it in place with a silicone based adhesive or similar and then deaden over it.

06-17-2008, 06:37 AM
Thanks, guys. That's what I wanted to know.