Offshore Heat Shielding

Flexible off-shore heat and flare protection

Offshore Heat Shielding

Flexible off-shore heat and flare protection

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Off-shore Heat Shielding

Heat flare and exposure to heat radiation is potentially dangerous for oil rig personnel when working in hazardous off-shore locations. Galebreaker heat shields play a critical role in protecting personnel as they use platforms, walkways, staircases, flare stacks, lifeboat stations and muster areas.

Heat Shield Benefits

  • Protection against heat flare
  • Lightweight, robust and durable
  • Marine grade fixings – no welding
  • Safety wires for zero droppage
  • Easy and fast to install
  • Temporary or permanent solutions

Key Features

  • Temperature range -30°C to +180°C
  • Heat radiation protection up to 10 kW/m²
  • High UV and abrasion resistance
  • Total weight 2.5kg/m²
  • Wind load design up to 120mph


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Fixing & Safety

Galebreaker’s fabric heat shields feature a patented built in tensioning system which means it is quick and easy to install off-shore. All fixings are stainless steel marine grade (316 standard) and hot dipped galvanised. Protective wraps and stainless steel safety wires are also installed for health and safety to prevent droppage.

The Subframe

Galebreaker heat shields are designed to fit onto your existing structure or subframe and a full specification document is available to assist you with design. We have flexible shield solutions for both temporary and permanent projects and different installation techniques to suit requirements. The experienced Galebreaker team provide a complete heat shield service, from consultancy, site survey and shield design, to fabrication and installation supervision by qualified personnel.

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