How The Suppressor Shield works
The MODTAC Suppressor Shields work by utilizing a combination of existing, but no commonly used materials on the market as well as the proper design.
All our Suppressor Shields are designed to create about a 1/4″ Air-gap that surrounds the suppressor. This air gap works as a great insulator, and limits the heat transfer out to the surface of the Shield. This air gap also allows air to naturally flow around the suppressor, so it cools down much faster than when wrapped with some sort of insulating fabric suppressor cover.
Internal and third party testing has shown a consistent 50%-60% reduction in temperature of our shield compared to the surface of the suppressor, with some tests showing over 80% reduction in temperature, especially at lower round counts. All of our free-floating Suppressor Shields, (U-RAC and M-RAC) have been tested with up to 1200 degree suppressors, showing little to no degradation.
What does this mean?
The materials and design of the MODTAC Suppressor Shields provides a solidly mounted rigid shield that eliminates mirage, reduces the chance of incidental contact burns on personnel and equipment, as well as allows the suppressor to cool naturally, prolonging the life of your suppressor.