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Galebreaker Industrial Fabric Shield


Our product portfolio features the Galebreaker Industrial range of lightweight tensioned fabric Heat and Wind shields. This collaboration will expand the range of heat and wind shielding products specifically designed for the oil and gas sectors.

Galebreaker Industrial is a UK based company specialising in fabric technology with 30 years’ experience developing and manufacturing heat and windshield products across a broad range of industries.

Their range of fabric Heat and Wind Shields are independently tested by UKAS laboratories and provide the following benefits:

  • Tailor-made to suit each installation
  • Easily accommodates access and pipework requirements
  • Cost effective and easy to fit
  • Short lead times, low freight costs

The Galebreaker Industrial Wind Shield provides maximum protection from extreme wind and weather conditions on offshore oil and gas installations, whilst maintaining a light and airy working environment. The heat shield also gives maximum heat protection with minimal additional weight. It is verified by independent conductivity and radiant temperature heat tests.

Product Features


Galebreaker Industrial Heat Shields are lightweight and flexible with a range of fixing techniques available.

Key Features

  • Silver-grey Vamac® coated polyester base cloth
  • Excellent UV and abrasion resistance
  • Proven efficiency: protection against radiated heat up to 10 kW/m2 or 180ºC
  • Temperature range -30°C to + 180°C
  • Radiated heat from the cool face of the Heat Shield at 180ºC raises temperature by 4ºC at 0.1m distance and 2ºC at 1m distance
  • Extends maximum exposure time to 60 minutes
  • Lightweight and very durable: total weight including fixings 2.5 kg/m2
  • Approx. 950g/m2 weight of material
  • Designed to withstand wind speeds up to 53m/s or 120 mph
  • Shields can be rolled into bales for easy handling, shipping and storage

Fixings and Safety

The Galebreaker Industrial Fabric Heat Shield requires a minimal support structure (fixing to client built subframe adds typically 10.8 kg/m2 in total for the subframe, material and fittings).

The patented fastening system means it is quick and easy to fit and tension.

All fixings are stainless steel marine grade (316 standard) or galvanised and protective wraps and safety wires are also installed as necessary.

Single skin in construction, the PVC coated polyester fabric shield features a patented built in tensioning system which means it is quick and easy to fit and tension.

Click to download the PDF Data Sheet for Locker Fabric Heat Shield.

Each windshield is custom designed and manufactured in the UK. Panels are able to span lengths of up to 9.1 metres, although an additional skirting feature means panels can be overlapped to form a complete protective wall with no limit for overall wind shield width.

Key Features

  • Wind, rain and dirt resistant
  • Excellent UV resistance
  • Proven efficiency: can reduce wind speed by up to 75%
  • Charcoal grey colour polyester material with PVC coating
  • Fire resistant classification B-s2,d0 to EN 13501-1
  • Lightweight,strong and very durable: 1.25 kg/m2 total weight including fixings
  • Approx. 380 g/m2 weight of material
  • Caters for temperature range -30 °C to +70 °C. Max. temperature protection 70 °C
  • Designed to withstand wind speeds: standard 90 mph, maximum 120 mph (53 m/s)
  • Shields can be rolled into bales for easy handling, shipping and storage.

Fixings and Safety

The Galebreaker Industrial Fabric Wind Shield requires a sub-frame support structure (fixing to client built subframe adds typically 7.6 kg/m² in total for the subframe, material and fittings).

All fixings are stainless steel marine grade (316 standard) or galvanised and protective wraps and safety wires are also installed as necessary.

Single skin in construction, the PVC coated Polyester fabric shield features a patented built in tensioning system which means it is quick and easy to fit and tension.

Click to download the PDF Data Sheet for Locker Fabric Wind Shield.

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