Fire & Explosion Protection from the Market Leader: No Failure, More Safety, More Economy

Efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment, reliable fire protection or effective sound insulation – our insulation solutions make a decisive contribution to increasing the efficiency of your mining vehicles.

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Meet emission standards
Increase fire protection

tmax: the expert for high-temperature insulations

Ensure efficient exhaust aftertreatment and reduce the thermal risk of your machines in the field with insulation solutions from tmax. Also available as RETROFIT for older engines.

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Fire protection

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Fulfillment of exhaust emission standard

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Protection of surrounding components

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Contents in this e-book

How to overcome all challenges in the high temperature range.

The full power of tmax insulation: temperatures to below 220 °C

Optimal fire protection for mining vehicles

A machine fire in mining endangers human lives and always means a loss of productivity and profitability. In addition to damage to the company’s image, the consequences are usually higher insurance premiums.

The majority of mining vehicle fires start in the engine compartment. The main cause is the high surface temperature of components such as turbochargers, manifolds and exhaust tracts, which reaches over 750 °C.

The tmax insulating cladding reduces the surface temperatures of hot components from over 750 °C to below 220 °C, thus making a decisive contribution to fire protection and improved exhaust gas values.

High temperature insulation: no heat, no fire

Three fantastic high-temperature solutions
Unbeatable when combined

A wide product range of different insulation materials allows us to solve any high-temperature challenges.

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Metal insulation cladding

  • High insulation value
  • High durability
  • Easy assembly
  • Ease of maintenance
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Foil Insulation

  • Accurate fit, for complex shapes
  • Light weight and space saving
  • Optional: Water repellent insulation material
  • Optional: Reinforced sound insulation
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Textile Insulation

  • Perfect touch protection
  • Quick assembly and disassembly
  • Short development times
  • Low tooling costs
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Combined Insulation

Sometimes, not only one type of insulation is suitable. More and more often, our solutions are as individual as your challenge. We combine the advantages of suitable insulation types and develop an insulation solution specifically tailored to your requirements.

Less heat, more safety in mining with tmax insulations

The all-rounder for more occupational safety

Efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment, reliable fire protection or effective sound insulation – our insulation solutions make a decisive contribution to increasing the efficiency of your mining vehicles.

In mining, you face more than one challenge. The risk of fire in the engine compartment is high and represents an enormous danger for man and machine. If a fire occurs, the consequences are severe. Added to this are increasingly stringent exhaust and noise standards, which are designed to enable more efficient, low-impact use.

Many challenges. One solution: tmax insulating cladding.

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LIEBHERR Engine AG9512 Stage IV and Tier 4

Meet guidelines
Increase protection
Increase efficiency

Whether it's efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment, reliable fire protection or effective soundproofing – our solutions make a decisive contribution

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Insulation cladding for motors
The high impact we can achieve here for fire protection and fail-safety is undisputed today – and probably unrivaled.
Manifold / Casting components
Insulation provided with outer shells of stainless-steel foils or thin sheets firmly connects the insulation system to the building component and perfectly adapts to its contour.
Expansion joints and flexible hoses
High-performance tmax insulation enables a significant reduction in temperature losses, for highly flexible components.
Exhaust pipes
The skeleton structure developed by tmax gives the outer jacket up to 150% greater rigidity for the same material thickness.
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Significantly improved exhaust gas aftertreatment

The EU environmental protection likes that

To reduce the emission of pollutants, agreements on limit values have been reached at an international level. These will be gradually lowered for new vehicles. Stage V of the EU Emissions Regulation and Tier 4 in the U.S. have been in effect since 2019. The growing requirements for noise protection also call for new measures to reduce noise.

Tmax insulation solutions offer:

  • Comply with emission guidelines
  • Improved light-off behavior of the catalyst
  • Reduced fuel consumption
  • Significantly increased efficiency
  • Reduced noise pollution
  • Perfect fit on blanks

Uncompromisingly safe: tmax RETROFIT

Precisely fitting insulation solutions, for older motors as well

Worn insulation in mining vehicles increases the risk of fire and thus hazards to people, machinery, and image. There is a risk of long downtimes and increased insurance premiums. To remain economical, outdated insulation must be replaced.

With tmax RETROFIT, this process can be made smoothly.

The all-in-one package offers you all services from a single source. From the creation of 3D data of the engine, to the thermography of the insulation system, designed and installed for you.

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Pssst. tmax for compliance with strict noise protection specifications

The high-temperature insulation that absorbs sound

Drivers are exposed to loud engine noises most of the time, sometimes leading to a high level of stress. If work is carried out around the clock, this is difficult to accept.

However, sound-absorbing measures in the engine compartment are not easy because they require space.

With tmax Sonetherm, we have an innovative solution for you. Sound-absorbing insulation combines direct thermal insulation with the principle of sound absorption to reliably reduce disturbing noise without compromising the thermal and mechanical properties of the insulation or the motor performance.

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