Optimal temperature control and sound insulation for trucks

Whether it’s an increase in engine efficiency, reliable exhaust gas aftertreatment or effective noise protection – our insulation solutions make a decisive contribution to optimizing your trucks.

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More efficiency
Better values

tmax: the expert for
high-temperature insulation for trucks

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

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Fulfillment of exhaust emission standard

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Increased efficiency

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Heat protection of surrounding components

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Trucks on the road.

Contents in this e-book

How to overcome all challenges in the high temperature range.

Meet guidelines
Increase protection
Increase efficiency

Whether it's an increase in engine efficiency, reliable exhaust gas aftertreatment or effective noise control – our solutions make a decisive contribution

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Exhaust gas aftertreatment
Temperature control for optimum exhaust gas cleaning and protection of temperature-sensitive components from heat. Easily achieve EURO 6/7 and EPA 10/13.
Reduced consumption
Targeted heat retention in the system and optimized combustion. Optimum combustion is achieved with continuous insulation of the entire system, e.g., injection pipes, mixing section, exhaust manifold, turbocharger, compensators / flex hoses.
Energy recovery
Use excess heat for recovery systems, DPF, SCR, etc. To maintain the desired system temperature and recovery, tmax produces individual metallic blankets for hydrolysis lines, diesel particle filters and combined SCR-DPF modules.
Sound reduction
The combination of thermal and sound-absorbing capsule implemented in tmax Sonetherm swallows noise, reducing the sound pressure level by up to 3 dB(A).
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Insulation systems for engine and exhaust tract

Meet emission standards

Emission standards for trucks are becoming increasingly stringent. To ensure that these requirements can be met, efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment, reduced fuel consumption and effective noise control are indispensable measures.

At tmax, we develop and produce highly effective thermal and acoustic insulation solutions for trucks that meet the requirements of the future

Commercial vehicles of the future

Efficient, clean, and quiet

Commercial vehicles are versatile and flexible. There is a tailored concept for every transport need: buses for passenger transport, distribution vehicles for supplying city centers, or vans and heavy trucks for long-distance transport.

The increasingly stringent requirements of the legislature present vehicle manufacturers with complex challenges. Currently, the EURO 6 / EURO 7 emission guidelines and EU Regulation 540/2014 on noise emissions apply to trucks. In addition, there is increasing pressure from consumers and politicians to offer new drive technologies such as lithium-ion battery systems, fuel cells or hydrogen engines.

In addition, the efficiency of trucks must be increased and cost-effectiveness ensured.

The good news is: thermal and acoustic insulation systems from tmax make a decisive contribution to the

  • reduction of pollutant and noise emissions and thus compliance with emission guidelines
  • Reduction of fuel consumption and
  • increase in efficiency.

Avoid energy loss directly at the source

Efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment with tmax insulation solutions

Thermal insulation from tmax maintains the necessary process heat within the system (turbocharger, manifold, exhaust tract, DPF, SCR, …), thus making a decisive contribution to more efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment.

The effective prevention of energy loss in the exhaust tract offers the following advantages:

  • Prevention of urea crystallization: Heat retention prevents crystals from forming in the diffuser area and reducing the effectiveness of exhaust gas cleaning.
  • Improved light-off behavior: Optimum temperatures in the exhaust gas aftertreatment system are reached significantly faster, exhaust gas aftertreatment works earlier and better, resulting in better exhaust gas values.
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Insulated component with urea injection

Hydrogen engines: The future has a heat problem, tmax the solution

The world has a goal of ZERO CO₂ emissions. The future is a mix of engines using different fuels. Hydrogen drives play a major role here. In the near future, production-ready engines will find their way into the mass market.

And tmax is a part of it, with proven excellent results in increasing efficiency.

As the industry leader in intelligent insulation and insulating solutions for the hydrogen market, we increase the efficiency of hydrogen engines, turbochargers, and manifolds – also for trucks.

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Ohne Isolierung
Mit Isolierung
Mit Isolierung
Thermische Simulation eines Abgasrohrs ohne und mit Textile Isolierung.

More simulations, fewer prototype cycles, lower costs

Developing new products takes time, but it doesn't have to

Unique in the industry: tmax simulations save you endless loops in the development process.

  • Find thermal weak points
  • Vibration simulation for predicting the behavior of a virtual component
  • Simulation for the evaluation of concepts and designs

This way we can identify and eliminate weak points and shorten development times and reduce unforeseen costs, even before a prototype is produced.

We have something against water

The first high-temperature insulation that also protects against water

In wet weather or during engine washing, insulation fibers can easily become saturated with water. The result is a delayed light-off behavior, as the system loses valuable heat as the fiber dries. In this phase, consumption and emissions from a truck are particularly high. In addition, the durability of the insulation deteriorates because salt and dirt particles penetrate the fiber along with the water and are deposited there after evaporation.

  • Compliance with emission standards
  • Effective reduction of consumption
  • Easy assembly and disassembly

tmax-DryTec is applicable to all tmax fibers.

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tmax-DryTec hydrophobizes insulation fibers, making them more efficient and durable.
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