Type 1 turbidity curtains, also referred to as type 1 silt curtains, are floating barriers that are designed to control various sediments or runoff in calm waters. There are two versions of type 1 curtains, including Type 1 Economy and Type 1 DOT. Type 1 DOT curtains are used in areas that require DOT (Department of Transportation) regulations. ABASCO offers Type 1 Economy and Type 1 DOT curtains for all calm water applications.
Type 1 Turbidity Curtain Applications
There are a variety of calm water applications, but the most common include:
Calm Water Lakes
Construction Sites / Roadside Construction Projects
Protected Inland Areas
Type 1 DOT Turbidity Curtain
ABASCO Type 1 DOT Turbidity Curtains, also known as Type I Turbidity Curtains, are suitable for use in protected waters where the effects of wind, waves, and current are minimal. High-quality 18-oz or 22-oz PVC-coated polyester fabric, bottom tension member, and marine-grade flotation provide a strong, durable curtain that is ideal for silt and sediment control during dredging and marine construction activities.
Lacing grommets on rope-reinforced ends located at both ends of each barrier section. Ballast chain is shackled section-to-section on the type I turbidity curtains.
25 ft, 50 ft and 100 ft
To 20 ft. Depth can be tapered to conform to bottom profile.
Type 1 Economy Turbidity Curtain Specifications
ABASCO Type 1 Economy Turbodity Curtains are well suited for use in protected waters where the effects of wind, waves and current are minimal. These type I turbidity curtains contain quality 18 oz. PVC laminated fabric, bottom tension member and marine-grade flotation provide a strong, durable curtain which is ideal for silt and sediment control during dredging and marine construction activities.