Design Engineering, Inc. (050551): Stainless Thermal and Acoustical Floor & Tunnel Shield

Engine and exhaust heat got you burning up? Engine noise rattling your skull? If you need to dial things down a notch in your vehicle’s interior, the new stainless steel Floor & Tunnel Shield from Design Engineering, Inc. is your solution.

DEI designed the 050551 Floor & Tunnel shield to be a versatile high-temperature (1,750°F direct heat) solution, backing sound-absorbing, micro-perforated stainless steel with 100% e-glass insulation. Peel-away adhesive backing gives you custom control that’s easy to apply: just cut with heavy scissors and stick. Available in 22” x 19” sheets.

Features

  • Durable stainless steel outer layer
  • Micro perforations absorb sound waves.
  • Backed with 100% e-glass insulation
  • Direct heat resistance: 1,750°F
  • Peel-and-stick adhesive backing
  • Cuts with heavy scissors
  • 22” x 19” sheet
DEI Stainless Acoustic and Thermal Barrier 050551

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010225): Sprint Car Thermal Engine Cover

Want to warm your engine up faster? Or, do you want to keep the heat inside your engine while waiting for the next race to start? Either way, the Design Engineering, Inc. Thermal Cover for Sprint car engines does both! This Thermal Cover is made to take heat and is built to last. Designed with tough PVC-coated polyester fabric with glass-mat insulation and fiberglass-lined wings, this cover is both rugged and light weight. The fiberglass-lined wings will not melt when touching the hot exhaust. Plus, built-in snaps hold the wings in the up position to allow easy engine servicing while the thermal is in use.

Features:

  • For most Sprint car chassis
  • Makes engine warm up faster
  • Keeps heat in engine between races
  • Rugged, lightweight design
  • Made of PVC-coated polyester fabric
  • Glass-mat insulation keeps heat in
  • Fiberglass-lined wings will not melt resting on headers
  • Built-in snaps hold wings up for engine servicing

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010669): Vapor Lock™ Fuel Line Sleeve

The Vapor Lock™ fuel line sleeve from Design Engineering, Inc. prevents fuel and other fluids from boiling due to extreme heat and causing a vapor lock situation—along with the rough idling and difficult starting that accompany it. Made from glass fiber and polyester laminated to an aluminum outer layer, Vapor Lock™ fuel line sleeves (PN 010669) work by greatly reducing heat in the line to keep fuel cooler (340 degrees of direct heat resistance). Plus, thanks to its split design and adhesive flap, this DEI product installs easily without having to disconnect the fuel line.

Features

  • Use on fuel lines to prevent vapor lock
  • Or use on any cable, hose, or line for added heat protection
  • 5/8” (16 mm) interior diameter x 36”; easily cuts to size
  • Split design with adhesive flap
Design Engineering Inc Vapor Block Fuel Line Sleeve 010669

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Design Engineering Inc.: Black Floor & Tunnel™ Shields

With their good-looking black finish, Floor & Tunnel™ Shields from Design Engineering Inc. solve the problem of engine and exhaust heat without sacrificing style.

DEI gave its Floor & Tunnel™ Shields a proprietary high-temperature black coating to control the migration of heat into vehicle interiors and protect components from heat-related damage. The aggressive, wind- and water-resistant adhesive backing makes installation easy—just shape, trim, peel, and stick—while the flexible material easily conforms to firewalls, trans tunnels, floors, and similar areas where insulation is desired.

Available in full sheets (42” x 48”; PN 050549) and half sheets (21” x 48”; PN 050552).

  • Proprietary high-temperature black coating
  • Easily shapes, trims, peels, and sticks
  • Aggressive self-adhesive backing is wind- and water-resistant.
  • Minimal clearance required (3/16” thick)
DEI Floor and Tunnel Shield 050549

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010140): Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ Custom-Fit Turbo Blanket Kit

Able to withstand direct heat up to 1,800°F and radiant heat up to 2,500°F, Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ from Design Engineering, Inc. solves the problem of extreme underhood heat, stops heat damage of painted or carbon fiber hoods, and helps turbos spool faster. High temperature–rated silica insulation under the tight outer layer provides extra protection against extreme turbo-generated heat, making Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ stronger and more durable than similar products. DEI also engineered in a true riveted anchor and fortified seam protection to accommodate higher-horsepower levels of heat.

In addition to serving as a superior heat barrier, custom-fit Titanium™ Turbo Shield™ provides the ultimate means of reducing turbo lag. Allowing more heat in the turbine and less damaging underhood radiant heat results in a horsepower boost.

Each DEI 010140 kit includes one Turbo Shield™, one 2” x 1.5’ roll of Titanium™ exhaust wrap, two 20” stainless steel locking ties, and one 5’ roll of fastening wire. Turbo Shield™ also sold singly.

Features

  • Ultimate thermal barrier reduces turbo lag.
  • Direct heat resistance: 1,800°F
  • Radiant heat resistance: 2,500°F
  • Double-reinforced seams inside and out
  • High-tech custom carbon fiber look
  • Riveted anchors secure shield.
  • Available singly or in a kit
Design Engineering Inc TurboShield Kit 010140

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Design Engineering, Inc. (010486): Cool Cover GOLD Air-Tube Cover Kit

Designed to reflect heat from air tubes and promote cooler air charge for additional power, the 010486 Cool Cover GOLD air-tube cover kit from DEI features high-temperature metalized polyimide lamination bonded to a robust 20 oz. heat-treated glass fiber. The material installs and removes in seconds for show-and-go convenience and fits tubing with up to a 4” diameter via unique full-length hook-and-loop fastening system.

Features

  • Reflects heat from air tubes.
  • Promotes cooler air charge for added power.
  • Installs and removes in seconds.
  • Hook-and-loop closure.
  • Fits up to 4” OD x 28” L tubing.

DEI Cool Cover GOLD Air Tube Cover Kit

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Design Engineering Inc.: Flexible Heat Shields

Introducing a new finish option, flexible heat shields from Design Engineering Inc. provide maximum cooling and protection against extreme heat (up to 1,350 degrees Fahrenheit) on any auto, marine, or powersports application. Heat shields are also ideal for protecting gas tanks, body panels, bumpers, and more.

Previously available in Brushed Stainless and Brushed ONYX, DEI flexible heat shields are now offered in an ONYX Double Black with Black Cerakote trim. All heat shields can be purchased in 3.5” x 6” and 4” x 8” sizes. All finishes leverage a dual-layer design. The outer layer is made from heat-treated glass fiber infused with molten aluminum and formed into a tight weave. Inside is a high-temperature fabric made from 89% silica. DEI flexible heat shields include an innovative pipe stand-off formed with two 3.5” clamps to create an air gap for additional cooling, heat dispersion, and a no-drill installation.

Features

  • Provide heat protection against temps up to 1350°
  • Three finish options, including new ONYX Double Black with Black Cerakote trim.
  • Two size options: 3.5” x 6” and 4” x 8”.
  • Dual-layer design.

DEI Flexible Heat Shields

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Design Engineering, Inc. (050129): Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining – Black

Designed to greatly reduce heat and noise in the engine compartment—especially in modern modified vehicles with high-performance components—the 050129 Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining from Design Engineering, Inc. is easy for anyone to install: just peel and stick!

Features

  • Black carbon fiber look.
  • Cooler hood surface protects your paint.
  • Reduced engine noise for quieter passenger compartment.
  • Easy peel-and-stick installation.
  • Resists mold and mildew.
  • Measures 32” x 59”.

DEI Under Hood Thermal Acoustic Lining

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Design Engineering, Inc. (050221): Boom Mat XL

Coming in at 4mm thick—166% thicker than DEI’s original damping material—the Boom Mat XL from Design Engineering, Inc. provides powerful noise damping for the most extreme commercial and sound-competition applications.

Boom Mat XL stops the audible vibration and rattling of interior panels by trapping the sound between the top skin and the asphalt-free butyl layer and provides sag-free performance on any interior surface (vertical or overhead) even in the hottest conditions. Doing its job with only 25–50% coverage, the DEI Boom Mat XL saves weight, cost, and time and is the industry standard for vibration-damping technology.

Available in a two pack (for door), five pack (for trunk), or 10 pack (for floor).

Features

  • High-performance adhesive maintains adhesion throughout temperature extremes.
  • Eliminates low-frequency noise problems.
  • Non-hazardous flexible material can be applied to irregular surfaces.
  • Easily trimmed to size with Boom Mat blade lock knife (050216).
  • User-friendly peel-and-stick installation.
  • Multiple uses including automotive, commercial, and industrial applications.
  • Durable, weatherproof construction is also corrosion resistant.
  • Flammability rated.

DEI Boom Mat XL 050221

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Design Engineering, Inc.: Black Titanium Exhaust Wrap

Titanium exhaust wrap from DEI is made from pulverized lava rock, so it’s no stranger to intense heat. The material is first stranded into a fibrous material and then woven into a proprietary structure designed to be stronger than most wraps and more durable for unparalleled thermal performance and reliability. And with no need to pre-wet the material before application, you’ll be done before you know it.

Available in four lengths: 2” x 100’ (010002), 2” x 50’ (010003), 2” x 25’ (010004), and 2” x 15’ (010005).

Features

  • Withstands temperatures of 1,800 F° (direct) and 2,500° F (intermittent).
  • Black carbon fiber appearance.
  • Pliable nature fits tight for a secure wrap.
  • No need to pre-wet roll before wrapping.

DEI Titanium Exhaust Wrap Black

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