Mining vehicles require constant idling when in use resulting in very high temperatures on the exhaust pipes.
Problem Statement: These trucks are predominantly in the presence of workers who carry heavy loads and are exposed to the risk of burning or scalding their skin. In such an event there have been cases of multiple people being injured since the responsibility falls on the people working or standing near the truck.
Component shielded: Exhaust system
Test Conditions: On field
Pre Q-Shield™ temp: 800°C (1472°F)
Post Q-Shield™ Temp: 110°C (230°F)
- No. of layers of heat shield: 4
- Thickness: 16mm (0.63 inch)