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The Importance of High-Quality Windscreen Trims

Updated: Jun 19

Explore Our OE Quality Windscreen Trims

ICOR offers a robust selection of windscreen trims and mouldings, perfect for anyone replacing windscreens or removing and fitting windscreens in the windscreen replacement trade, body shop, or classic car restoration market. Whether you need universal trims, EPDM rubber options, or specialised mouldings, our products are designed to provide superior OEM quality.

Introduction to Windscreen Trims

Windscreen trims might seem like a minor detail in the overall construction of a vehicle, but they play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and functionality of a car. These trims fit snugly over the windscreen, acting as a barrier against various elements and enhancing the overall appearance of the vehicle. Understanding the importance of high-quality windscreen trims can help you appreciate why investing in premium options is beneficial.

The Role of Windscreen Trims in Vehicle Protection

Windscreen trims serve multiple protective functions. They act as a sealant, preventing rainwater from seeping into the vehicle's interior and guarding against debris that could potentially cause damage. Additionally, some trims are designed to deflect rain away while using the wipers, further enhancing visibility and safety during adverse weather conditions. By ensuring a proper fit and seal, windscreen trims contribute to reducing wind noise, making for a quieter and more comfortable ride.

Types of Windscreen Trims Offered by ICOR

Universal Trims

Our universal trims are versatile and designed to fit a wide range of vehicle models. They offer a convenient solution for those in the windscreen replacement trade or classic car restoration market, providing a reliable fit and durable protection.

EPDM Rubber Options

EPDM rubber trims are known for their excellent resistance to UV rays, ozone, and extreme weather conditions. These trims maintain their flexibility and protective qualities over time, ensuring long-lasting performance.

Specialised Mouldings

For vehicles requiring a more tailored solution, ICOR offers specialised mouldings that cater to specific models and requirements. These mouldings ensure a perfect fit and seamless integration with the vehicle’s design, providing both aesthetic and functional benefits.

Benefits of Using Premium Trims

Superior Protection

Premium windscreen trims provide superior protection against environmental elements, reducing the risk of leaks and interior damage. Their robust construction ensures that they remain effective even under harsh conditions.

Enhanced Durability

High-quality trims are made from durable materials that resist wear and tear. This longevity means fewer replacements over the vehicle's lifetime, saving time and money in the long run.

Improved Aesthetics

Well-designed trims contribute to the overall look of the vehicle, offering a sleek and polished appearance. This can be particularly important for classic car restorations where maintaining original aesthetics is crucial.

Noise Reduction

By providing a tight seal around the windscreen, premium trims help reduce wind noise, enhancing the driving experience by making it quieter and more comfortable.

Why Choose ICOR?

At ICOR, your trusted leader in automotive glazing solutions since 1989, we commit to delivering innovation, quality, and affordability. Led by experts Simon Castle, Stephane Deleuze, and Gary Kingham, our "One-Stop-Shop" approach provides everything from tools for glass installation to custom product development. Choose ICOR for certified quality and unparalleled service available 24/7 to meet the diverse needs of vehicles worldwide.

Windscreen Trim FAQs

Can windscreen trim be replaced by the vehicle owner, or does it require professional installation?

While it is possible for vehicle owners to replace windscreen trim themselves if they have the right tools and instructions, professional installation is recommended to ensure it is fitted correctly and securely.

What are the signs that windscreen trim needs replacing?

Signs include cracking, hardening, or detachment of the trim, which can lead to leaks and increased wind noise. Visible wear and tear or discolouration are also indicators.

Are there different types of windscreen trim for different climates or conditions?

Yes, windscreen trims are made from materials like rubber or silicone that can be engineered to withstand different environmental conditions, such as extreme temperatures or UV exposure.

How long does windscreen trim typically last before needing replacement?

The lifespan of windscreen trim can vary based on material quality, environmental exposure, and vehicle usage, but typically, it should last the vehicle’s lifetime and only require replacement when the windscreen gets replaced.

By understanding the importance of high-quality windscreen trims and the benefits they offer, you can make informed decisions for maintaining your vehicle's performance and appearance. 

Choose ICOR for your windscreen trim needs and experience the difference that premium quality makes.

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