How to Remove Dynamat Tutorial
Do you want to have noise free travel in your car? Dynamat is a sheet that helps to reduce the entry of noise into your car, but some people want to remove their Dynamat sheet. If you are one of them, our Dynamat removal tutorial is for you!
What is Dynamat?
Dynamat is a sheet that is made of aluminum and rubber. It helps reduce the noise entering the car and gives you smooth and noise-free travel.
The Dynamat is not easy to get out of your car. It is a sticky substance and will take time and effort to remove.
Ways to Remove Dynamat from a car
There are two ways to remove Dynamat from the car: using heat and cold. We will discuss both ways so that you can understand and apply either method.
Things you will need to remove Dynamat
There are some accessories that you need for removing the Dynamat from the car. It is important to have these accessories to complete the task:
- Heat gun
- Putty knife
- Dry ice
- Car vacuum cleaner
How to Remove Dynamat: Process 1
This is a process where you will use heat to remove Dynamat from your car. You need to use a heat gun or hair dryer to start the process.
First of all, you will need to prepare your heat gun or hair dryer. You can use any of these devices to complete the process.
When your device is ready, you need to move with a sweeping motion over the surface, maintaining a distance of 3 to 4 inches from the surface: being too close will damage the sheet.
You need to heat the Dynamat until it changes color. It may also bubble a bit.
When it starts showing these signs, you can stop the process. If you don’t apply heat to the Dynamat, this will take a long time to complete. Similarly, don’t use too much heat or you risk burning the Dynamat.
Now you need to wear your gloves. It’s time to remove the Dynamat where you have applied heat. You need to use a putty knife and start scraping the area. Remember that you need to scrape the area you heated. You should not wait too long, otherwise it will cool down..
You can also rip off the Dynamat with pliers. Again, you need to be fast in this process, as if removing a band aid.
Remove Dynamat Properly: Process 2
Don’t like the heat process? In that case, you can remove with cold. For this process, you will need to use dry ice.
First, get some dry ice. You can buy dry ice from some stores, and make sure you get the right amount. Depending on the car model, you may need 15 to 25 lbs of dry ice.
Now put on your gloves and find the a starting corner of the Dynamat. Keep the dry ice on the corner where the Dynamat starts.
Don’t keep the dry ice near any wires or cables. If the dry ice contacts the cables, this could create problems for your car.
When you have the dry ice in the right place, you need to wait for two or three minutes. Then, you will hear some cracking sounds. As soon as you hear the cracking sound, you can start removing the Dynamat. It will take more than 5 minutes for the thicker sections.
Now you take a hammer or putty knife to remove the Dynamat. It will take some effort. You need to be careful not to hit yourself!
When your removal is completed, you can use a vacuum cleaner to remove the debris.
Now you know the ways to remove Dynamat from your car. So, you can follow our easy to follow steps to remove it. Make sure that you have enough accessories to complete the process.