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News & Press: January 2020

Zircotec Group expands its performance heat shielding department

22 January 2020  
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Zircotec Group expands its performance heat shielding department with the addition of specialist design engineer to the team.

Daniel Graham’s extensive knowledge within F1, motorsports and OEM heat shielding design will be an asset to Zircotec’s continuing growth.

Zircotec Group has expanded its projects team to include Dan Graham, Principal Design Engineer (Specialist Systems), with the task of growing and developing their performance heat shielding facility. He will also be supporting the project team as they work with clients to resolve heat shield challenges with bespoke design expertise.

Dan holds a degree in mechanical design and has extensive knowledge of the design and production of performance heat shields, after working in this sector for 5 years in the world of Formula 1 and other areas of motorsport. Dan also has 6 years’ experience within the oil and gas industry from the earlier years of his career.

“We are delighted to welcome Dan Graham to the team,” said Terry Graham, Managing Director of Zircotec Group. “We offer our customers a range of bespoke heat barriers that outperform existing products whilst being lighter and thinner than anything comparable on the market. This has helped us to strengthen our relationships with our customers and support our rapid growth in this area of the business. Dan will be working alongside our in-house team to help solve customers’ heat shielding challenges.”

ZircoFlex® heat shield technology is Zircotec’s revolutionary flexible ceramic heat shield material, engineered for superb thermal barrier performance at minimal weight and minimal thickness to satisfy the demands for tighter packaging specified by the automotive industry OEM, F1 and motorsport. The company’s expertise in composite heat shields has been developed around its patented ThermoHold® technology. This enables its coatings to fully adhere to dimpled sheet and other materials used in composite rigid heatshields. With its origins in the UK nuclear industry, and unique to Zircotec, the product was developed to meet a wide range of thermal insulation and heat shield requirements.

Find out more about ZircoFlex® Bespoke Metallic Heat Shields.

Zircotec®, ZircoFlex® and ThermoHold® are registered Trade Marks of Zircotec Group

Read more here.