Heat Shield (3.75m)

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Heat Shield (3.75m)
Part image
Heat shield by
O.M.B. Demolition Enterprises
Radial size Extra large
Cost (total) 1 100.00 Fund
Mass (total) 1.00 t
Drag 0.2
Max. Temp. 3300 K
Impact Tolerance 9 m/s
Research Advanced landing.png Advanced Landing
Unlock cost 1800 Fund
Since version 1.0
Part configuration HeatShield
Ablator 1800.0 units
Threshold temperature 500
Lift generated 3.375
Testing Environments
On the surface ✓ Yes
In the ocean ✓ Yes
On the launchpad ✓ Yes
In the atmosphere ✓ Yes
Sub orbital × No
In an orbit × No
On an escape × No
Docked × No
Test by staging × No
Manually testable ✓ Yes

The Heat Shield (3.75m) is a part introduced in version 1.0. It costs 900 Funds and contains 1,800 ablator. It weighs 2.8 tons and has a maximum temperature of 3,300 Kelvin. It also has an impact tolerance of 9 m/s. This is the fourth heat shield you receive in the tech tree.

Product description

A large structural heat shield with an integrated fairing

O.M.B. Demolition Enterprises


When emptied of ablator via tweakables, the part costs nothing due to a coincidence with part cost and the resource cost of ablator.


  • Moved from Aero to Thermal
  • Added ModuleLiftingSurface
  • Max temperature increased from 3000 to 3300
  • Initial release