Thermal Insulation & Shielding

Protect Components and Systems from Excessive Heat Exposure


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Manufacturers continually design more powerful, higher performing products. These faster, more powerful designs generate incremental waste heat that is detrimental to the safety and efficiency of critical systems and consumer-facing products. Blocking, insulating or shielding excess heat helps control touch temperature for consumer safety, maintain comfortable use environments, and protects heat-sensitive components.

Heat shields and thermal insulation solutions present many options for consideration like optimal material selection, unique geometry design, and assembly to help manage excess waste heat. Boyd’s Engineered Material experts collaborate with you to identify critical performance needs to recommend the best raw materials that will exceed both environmental and use exposures. These solutions are efficiently produced using industry-leading precision converting capabilities to create fully integrated insulation and shielding solutions customized for your application. We combine the performance benefits of multiple materials into one easy-to-install deliverable.

Complementary to our precision converting processes to make optimal thermal shields and insulators, Boyd Corporation also manufactures SOLIMIDE® Foams, a high performance, open-cell polyimide foam ideal for thermal and acoustic insulation. Our SOLIMIDE® Foams product family is lightweight, durable, non-toxic, exceeds FAR25.856 fire resistance requirements and has superior thermal and acoustic insulation properties. SOLIMIDE® Foams are found in aircraft, spacecraft, railcars, marine vessels and other application in one of seven variations to insulate in different temperature and environmental requirements.

Converted Fiber-glass Reinforced Aluminum Foil Heat Shield

Thermal Insulation & Shielding Solutions:



SOLIMIDE® Insulating Foams

Leverage Boyd’s open cell, high-performance polyimide foam with exceptional lightweight, thermal, and acoustic properties to insulate both heat and sound.

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Heat Shields

Block radiated heat from sensitive environments like passenger cabins or sensitive components like electronic device batteries or display modules with customized Heat Shields.

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Thermally Insulating Foam Sheets prior to converting into final component

Thermal Insulation

Passively manage the temperature of components with Thermal Insulation that prevents heat from entering cool areas or seals heat in to maintain ideal thermal operating range for temperature-sensitive devices.

Thermal Interface Materials

Help heat transfer away from high temperature surfaces with Thermal Interface Materials to help protect devices from overheating.

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