Install acoustic fabric on a speaker frame ... Easy
The right method in 17 tips and pics
When it's not the claws of the cat, it's time to get rid of the fabric installed on the face of your speakers. Yet this fabric is very useful, it protects your speakers from dust and UV rays partly responsible for the deterioration of the speakers.
This operation is not difficult to perform provided you apply the correct method. Yes, but what is the good method?
Remove old fabric
Let's start at the beginning.
After removing the frame from the speaker, you must take off and deglaze the old fabric.
After removing the old fabric, it is necessary to prepare the frame.
Sand it if necessary to remove all traces of the old collage.
The frame must be perfectly cleaned and dusted.
Lay the fabric
Place the new fabric on a table. Lay the frame on top.
Check that the fabric protrudes 5 to 10 cm from all sides
Paste the frame
Place a generous bead of glue all around the frame.
Preferably use transparent universal tube glue
Spread the glue
Spread the bead of glue about 1 cm.
Position the frame
Lay the fabric flat on the table and center the frame on the fabric.
Check that the fabric is aligned with the long side of the frame.
When the glue starts to take, move on to the next step.
Fold one side of the fabric
Fold one side of the fabric over the frame, and press the fabric to glue it.
Fold the other side
Flip the frame 180 ° and fold the other large side
Stick the opposite side
Fold the opposite pan, stretch it gently, press the fabric onto the glue.
Fold a little side
Rotate the frame again to glue a small side.
Pull on the fabric moderately to stretch it and strongly press the fabric onto the glue.
Fold the last side
Proceed in the same way for the last side.
At each corner of the frame proceed in the same way:
Pinch the tissue tightly between the fingers and fold the fold over the frame.
Without letting go of the stretched fabric, use a flat stapler to staple the fabric flat after it is folded onto the frame.
Agrafer les coins
here is the result to reproduce in the 4 angles.
When the glue is dry
After stitching the 4 corners, wait until the glue is completely dry to go to the next step:
Cutting of excess fabric
Cut out the excess of fabric
To cut off excess fabric, use a small, thin cutter and use a finger as a guide along the frame.
After cutting the excess fabric with the cutter, check the corners and finish the cuts with a small chisel if necessary..
The frame is now ready
The frame finally equipped with the new acoustic fabric is like new.