TYPE 1 TURBIDITY CURTAIN
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 / AECS offer Type 1 Economy and Type 1 DOT curtains for all calm water applications.
TYPE 1 TURBIDITY CURTAIN APPLICATIONS
Calm Water Lakes
Roadside Construction Projects
Protected Inland Areas
TYPE 2 TURBIDITY CURTAIN
Type 2 turbidity curtains are best used to contain silt and turbidity in moving water applications. Type 2 curtains are manufactured using high strength fabric with heavy duty tension members, along with aluminum stress plates that the bottom skirt corners. These type 2 turbidity curtains are best used in dredging and marine construction areas that experience mild current, wind, and wave activity. ABASCO manufactures DOT (Department of Transportation) certified type 2 turbidity curtains.
TYPE 2 DOT TURBIDITY CURTAIN APPLICATIONS
DOT Roadwork and Construction Projects
Rip Rap Installation
TYPE 3 TURBIDITY CURTAIN
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.