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heat shield

[′hēt ‚shēld]
(materials)
Any protective layer that gives protection from heat; used on the front of a reentry capsule.
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Federal-Mogul's ReflectShield technology brings a level of innovation and creative know-how to flexible heat shield design," said Phil Marks, automotive applications engineer, Systems Protection, Federal-Mogul.
com noted, the new products include a HARApad Laptop Radiation and Heat Shield that provides people with laptop radiation protection.
ADEPT is a mechanically-deployable heat shield concept using carbon fabric: a flexible heat shield that expands to "open" like an umbrella.
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Ian Malcolm, managing director of ElringKlinger (GB), said: "Given the unique shape and requirements of product, the designs for these heat shields were very complex - requiring close coordination between Jaguar Land Rover's designers and engineers from our own team.
With the spacecraft recovered from the Pacific and brought to port in San Diego, technical teams are examining flight data recorders and samples of the heat shield to learn as much as possible about the performance of key systems during the test.
The tape is relatively inexpensive and is a reasonable material choice for a heat shield.
And on a car this old, it wouldn't surprise me in the least if your heat shields are long gone, having rusted away and fallen off years ago.
Ms Majdi said that the adhesive material caused friction between the car's wheel house and the heat shield, which is near the exhaust.
A Ferrari spokesman said, 'When the car is driven to high exhaust temperatures, in hot ambient temperatures, the adhesive used in the wheelarch assemblies can overheat and allow the rear wheel housing heat shields to move around.
Each rifle comes with Arsenal's new production AK-74 muzzle brake, upper and lower handguards with stainless steel heat shields, a hammer forged, chrome lined barrel, bullet guide and the ability to accept and feed reliably Arsenal's Mil-Spec double circle 10 high capacity magazines.
ONE THING ABOUT ENGINE CAVITIES: They have heat shields.