Heat Shields


Dana’s line of Victor Reinz® thermal-acoustical protective shielding (TAPS) offers durable solutions to meet various thermal and acoustical management needs within exhaust or powertrain systems. TAPS not only protects vehicle systems from engine exhaust heat, but also insulates exhaust components to increase efficiency, fuel economy, and performance of traditional, hybrid, and natural gas vehicles. With a variety of materials, including aluminized steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, Dana’s heat shields are easily customizable to meet any need. 

Product Considerations

  • Surrounding space available
  • Level of sound control needed
  • Level of heat protection needed
  • Engine warm-up times
  • Vehicle application

Quick Facts

  • Three-layer construction protects from extreme temperatures leading to improved fuel economy
  • All major CAD platforms supported in the design of TAPS
  • Rapid response time for protypes and production lead to decreased downtime
  • Offers improved protection for tough under-the-hood environments


See how our line of heat shields can protect and improve commercial-vehicle systems.