Type II Curtains (Mild Currents, Waves & Wind)

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Type II turbidity curtains or silt curtains, as they are sometimes called, are durable curtains that are suitable for mild currents, waves, and wind. These barriers are designed for the control of silt and sediment during marine construction and dredging. They are available in impermeable and permeable options.

  • Suitable for mild currents, waves, and wind the SiltMax Type II DOT Turbidity Curtain is designed for rapid deployment, fast storage and handling. It is also appropriate for most regulated applications. SiltMax Type II DOT barrier is offered with impermeable and permeable options. SiltMax Type II DOT Turbidity Curtain is equipped with a tension cable under the flotation and aluminum joint connectors with anchor points to anchor the curtain in flow. SiltMax Type 2 DOT barrier is specifically designed for in-water control of silt and turbidity around dredging activities, pile driving rip-rap installation, and demolition work. The economical design makes it a contractor’s project favorite for moving water and waves typically found in inter-coastal waterways, estuaries, and rivers. Depths other than 5 ft are available by request and are available in a few days. Contact us for pricing and availability.

    SiltMax Type 2 DOT Turbidity Curtain Specifications

    Fabric: Heavy Duty 18 oz. Vinyl PVC (impermeable skirts standard)
    Color: Hi-Visibility Safety Yellow
    Flotation Size: 6 inch Square Marine Grade
    Net Buoyancy: 6 inch / 15 cm - 13 lb./ft. / 19.2 kg/m
    Load Carrying Components: 5/16 inch Galvanized Steel Cable (10,540 lbs. ult. tensile strength), Fabric & 5/16 inch Galvanized Steel Chain (7,600 lbs. ult. tensile strength)
    Breaking Strength: 9,200 lb. / 4,173 kg
    Ballast: 1.06 lb. per foot Galvanized Chain
    Section Connections: ASTM 962 Universal Slide Complete With Toggle Pin, Laced Grommet Skirt, Shackle Chain To Chain, Shackle From Anchor Point Cable To Cable
    Available Depths: Standard 5 ft. (other depths available on request)
    Length: 100 ft. Standard (other lengths available on request)
  • Fastwater Screen Type II DOT Turbidity Curtain is a durable premium curtain for rivers, streams, and lakes where moving water, winds, and waves are present. This rugged turbidity curtain design has proven itself in dredging, construction, and remedial applications. It is available in impermeable and permeable options.
    Elastec Fastwater Type II DOT Screen is a heavy duty river curtain that can handle moderate to strong flows and some wave action. This curtain can be customized to fit the application. It has been well tested throughout the world on short and long-duration projects in various moving water conditions. For projects requiring durability and longevity, our FastWater Screen a proven barrier. Depths other than 5 ft and 100 ft are available by request and are available in a few days. Contact us for pricing and availability.

    Type 2 FastWater Screen Turbidity Curtain Specifications

    Fabric: 22 oz. vinyl coated fabric
    Size: 8 inch / 20 cm up to 10 ft / 3 m depth 12 inch / 30 cm - 11 ft / 3.3 m to 17 ft / 5 m depth
    Net Buoyancy: 8 inch / 20 cm - 21 lb/ft / 31 kg/m 12 inch / 30 cm - 52 lb/ft / 76.8 kg/m
    Breaking Strength: 9,200 lb / 4,173 kg
    Ballast: 5/16 inch / 8 mm galvanized chain
    Available Depths: 3 ft to 30 ft / .91 m to 9.14 m
    Length: 100 ft / 30 m standard

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