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7/22/2019

Automotive Heat Shielding - Top 5 Reasons to Choose TABshield Over Traditional Metal

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Today's automotive marketplace continues to shift away from traditional metal shields. In the past, large, inflexible, cumbersome metal shields served the purpose of suppressing heat. As today’s automakers strive to achieve increasingly stringent lightweighting requirements, CAFE standards, and safety laws, the use of alternative materials is on the rise. Let's take a look at the Top 5 reasons to choose JBC's TABshield thermal/acoustic barrier over metal heat shielding...

7/15/2019

Benefits of Embossing in Heat Shielding Applications

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Design engineers today are looking to achieve optimal thermal suppression in a variety of applications without the use of traditional metal heat shields. Custom-designed solutions made of alternative materials such as lightweight aluminum or foil-faced insulation are increasingly popular.  Used in conjunction with these alternative materials, features such as calotte embossing are helping manufacturers achieve optimal performance, lightweighting, and thermal management.  This post highlights some of the reasons that calotte embossing is an important step to include in the design and construction of a lightweight heat shield.

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