The lite fluẍ® product in the Lydall fluẍ thermal and acoustical shields product family is a single layer metallic shield designed for common applications where lower thermal loads permit the placement of an economical solution.  The lite fluẍ value proposition is pinned to Lydall’s design and development process which is aligned to create an optimized solution, tailored for the application environment.

Materials – Metallic Layer


  • 0.1 to 2.5 mm
  • Flat or Embossed
  • 1000, 3000 and 5000 Series Alloys
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent formability
  • Operating temperature < 300 °C

Aluminized Steel

  • 0.25 to 1.0 mm
  • Flat or Embossed
  • Various coating weights and draw quality steels
  • High strength materials
  • Operating Temperature < 500 °C

Stainless Steel

  • 0.1 to 2.5 mm
  • Flat or Embossed
  • Ferritic and Austenitic grades selected as a function of operating temperature and corrosion requirements
  • High strength and high temperature applications
  • Operating Temperature < 1000 °C

Thermal Performance

  • Low emissivity surfaces for high infrared radiation environments
  • High lateral thermal conductivity to spread heat away from hot zones

Acoustical Performance

  • High transmission loss for better acoustic isolation
  • Option to pierce/perforate for noise absorption

Mechanical Performance

  • Hemmed edges for handling safety and increased product robustness
  • Roll and plate embossment provides an increase in part rigidity and improved formability
  • Wide array of approved and commonly used alloys available to exceed the requirements of harsh thermal and mechanical environments

Environmental Performance

  • Fully recyclable
  • Raw material is comprised of 80% recycled material
  • All alloys resist exposure to common auto-motive fluids
  • All alloys resist long-term exposure to corrosive environments