heat shield


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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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The Chinese Automotive Heat Shield Market, in terms of volume, is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2015 to 2020, followed by India and Japan.
And that can produce a lot of heat, which you will feel, heat shield intact or not.
Describe to the TV audience why a heat shield and parachutes are important to Huygen's descent.
To begin manufacturing a new heat shield model, he says, "we can build a fixture, program the robot, and be cutting within a week.
Further, as a result of the heat shield s large size and thickness, the advanced composites used had to achieve high consolidation using only a low pressure vacuum bag only process.
About 6 minutes into the flight, as planned, the 680-pound inflatable aeroshell, or heat shield, and its payload separated from the launch vehicle's 22-inch-diameter nose cone about 280 miles over the Atlantic Ocean.
Make sure they're tightened down and the heat shield is held in place by both brackets.
Rieter says it is far more difficult to apply a partial heat shield than to cover an entire part surface with foil.
Robinson was the first astronaut in the 24-year shuttle program to spacewalk to the rocket's underside - and fixing the heat shield during flight had also never been done before.
Kermel's Jet heat shield is a nonwoven fabric that can be used as a membrane backing or as an improved replacement for needlefelt, because of its thermal properties and dimensional stability.
The rising demand for luxury vehicles, coupled with the increasing production volume of passenger cars, is supplementing the growth of the global automotive heat shield market.
HOUSTON (CyHAN)- This sequence of images shows the heat shield from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory hitting the ground on Mars and raising a cloud of dust.