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Type 3 Turbidity Curtains (Heavy Duty Curtains)

ABASCO Type 3 Turbidity Curtains, also referred to as Type III Turbidity Curtains, combine our standard high-strength fabric with heavy duty tension members)above and below the flotation and at the bottom of the curtain), fabric reinforcement, and stress plates a the bottom skirt corners. They are ideal for silt and sediment control during dredging and marine construction activities in rivers, bays and waterways with moderate current, wind and wave activity.
Fabric for float and chain pockets 22 oz/sq yd PVC-coated polyester
Fabric for skirt area As above, or woven/nonwoven filter fabric
Flotation 8-in to 12-in diameter (depending on skirt depth) expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam contained in individually sealed float pockets
Top tension Two 5/16-in galvanized steel cable (9,800 lb breaking strength) contained in polyethylene tubes; one above and one below the float
Bottom tension and ballast 3/8-in galvanized steel chain (10,600 lb breaking strength); 1.41 lb/ft weight
End connectors High-tensile-strength aluminum universal connector at float and top tension cable. ASTM 3/8-in stainless steel locking pins. Lacing grommets on reinforced fabric on skirt. Chain ends shackled section-to-section on the type III turbidity curtains. Tool-free connections. All corners reinforced with 40-oz PVC fabric. Aluminum stress plates at bottom corners.
Section length 50 ft and 100 ft, standard
Skirt depth To 100 ft; can be tapered to conform to bottom profile
Furling lines Available on request
Available accessories Anchor systems, ropes, marker buoys, solar-powered lights, repair kits




Type 3 Heavy-Duty Turbidity Curtain with plain skirt

Type 3 Heavy-Duty Turbidity Curtain with filter fabric skirt

Type 3 Heavy Duty Turbidity Curtain Type 3 Turbidity Curtain with filter fabric skirt
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