Turbidity Curtain Selection Guide

There are many factors to consider when purchasing a turbidity barrier. You must keep in mind the application and depth, as well as the floatation and fabric needed. Below details ABASCO's turbidity curtain selection guide to help you with this process!


Turbidity Barrier Guides

ABASCO Type 1 Barrier

Application: Ponds, shallow lakes, small streams and marshes
Depth Range: 2’ – 20’

Type 1 Fabric Float Chain Cable Options
Economy 14oz Laminate 4” – 6” 1/4” X Float Size
DOT Version 18oz Laminate 6” – 8” 1/4” X Float Size
Filter Fabric Skirt 6% Woven 4” – 8” 1/4” X Float Size, Skirt Fabric


ABASCO Type 2 Barrier

Application: Lakes, streams, slow moving rivers, inter-coastal and tidal areas
Depth Range: 2’ – 65’

Type 2 Fabric Float Chain Cable Options
Medium Duty 18oz Laminate 6”, 8”, 10” 5/16” 5/16” Float, Chain
DOT Version 22oz 6”, 8” 10, 12” 5/16” – 3/8” 5/16” Float, Chain
Filter Fabric Skirt Woven or Nonwoven 6” – 12” 5/16” – 3/8” 5/16” Float, Chain, Skirt Fabric


ABASCO Type 3 Barrier

Application: Open water exposed to moderate wind, waves and moving water
Depth Range: 3’ – 130’

Type 3 Fabric Float Chain Cable Options
Regular Duty 22oz 8”, 10”, 12” 3/8” – 1/2" Dual 5/16” Float, Chain
Heavy Duty 22oz or greater 10” – 24” 3/8”, 1/2” 5/8” Dual 5/16” Float, Chain
Filter Fabric Skirt Woven or Nonwoven 8” – 24” 5/16” – 3/8” 3/8” – 5/8” Float, Chain, Skirt Fabric

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