Off-Shore Wind Shielding

Flexible off-shore weather protection

Off-Shore Wind Shielding

Flexible off-shore weather protection

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Off-Shore Wind Shielding

The harsh weather in marine environments are potentially dangerous for oil rig personnel when working in hazardous off-shore locations. Galebreaker wind shields play a critical role in protecting personnel and equipment as they use platforms, walkways, staircases, lifeboat stations and muster areas.

Wind Shield Benefits

  • Protection against marine weather environments
  • 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 +70°C
  • 75% Wind speed reduction
  • High UV and abrasion resistance
  • Total weight 1.25kg/m²
  • Wind load design up to 120mph

Fixings and Safety

Galebreaker 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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