About New Huatai

Automotive Interior Parts Manufacturer

Ningbo New Huatai professional China Hood Insulation Retainer Manufacturers and car Hood Insulation Retainer suppliers, we custom Auto Interior Trim Molding in over 20 years. Founded in 1995, is a national high-tech enterprise specializing in auto parts. As the technology center of Ningbo enterprise, New Huatai has solid technology, a strict quality management system, first-class production equipment to meet customers' requirements.
The company has established an engineering research and development center; the company has the ability to design simultaneously with the OEM: From product design, mold design and mold manufacturing to product mass production, the company can independently complete it; realize that customers can build a manufacturing base nearby, and main products including Automotive interior parts, glove boxes, airbag frames, armrest cup holders, sun visors, Gas-assisted handles and vehicle buckles; air-conditioning ducts; blister series products and high-precision molds, etc.
  • 1995

    Founded In(Year)

  • 500+


  • 45+

    Export Countries


  • CE Certificates
  • ISO14001 Certificates
  • CE Certificates
  • CE Certificates
  • CE Certificates
  • CE Certificates
  • National Intellectual Property Advantageous Enterprise
  • 21-year provincial high-tech research and development centre
  • 22 years of positive list companies
  • Intellectual Property Demonstration Enterprises
  • County Government Quality Award
  • Excellent Enterprise
  • Key backbone model enterprises
  • Small Giant Enterprises
  • Star Enterprise
  • Star Enterprise
  • Five Star Grassroots Party Organisations
  • Vice President Unit
  • Demonstration Points

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What is a Hood Insulation Retainer?

Hood insulation retainers are small but vital components in automotive vehicles, responsible for securing and maintaining the integrity of the hood insulation. A hood insulation retainer is a fastener specifically designed to secure the hood insulation in place. Hood insulation serves several purposes, including reducing engine noise, absorbing heat, and protecting the hood from heat and engine components. The retainer ensures that the insulation remains in the correct position, providing effective insulation and preventing it from shifting or sagging.

Function and Types:

The primary function of a hood insulation retainer is to hold the insulation securely against the underside of the hood. It prevents the insulation from coming into contact with engine components, such as the exhaust manifold or other hot surfaces, ensuring proper insulation performance and preventing damage. Hood insulation retainers come in different types and designs, including:

   a. Plastic Push-In Retainers: These retainers feature a head and a shank with barbs or fins. They are inserted into pre-drilled holes on the hood and hold the insulation in place by gripping the material securely.

   b. Snap-In Retainers: Snap-in retainers have a flexible design that allows them to snap into designated receptacles or slots on the hood. They provide a secure and convenient attachment for the insulation.

   c. Screw-In Retainers: Some hood insulation retainers feature a threaded shank that requires screwing into place. These retainers provide additional strength and stability, ensuring a secure hold for the insulation.


Hood insulation retainers are used in various automotive vehicles and applications, including:

   a. Passenger Vehicles: Hood insulation retainers are commonly found in passenger cars and SUVs. They secure the insulation to the hood, providing effective noise reduction and heat insulation for a quieter and more comfortable driving experience.

   b. Commercial Vehicles: Commercial vehicles, such as trucks and vans, also utilize hood insulation retainers to protect the hood and enhance insulation. This is particularly important for vehicles that spend long hours on the road, as it helps maintain engine performance and protect against heat-related issues.