Turbidity Curtains to Contain Heavy Metals

Turbidity Curtain To Contain Heavy Metals

Question regarding turbidity curtains to contain heavy metals. I need some information on your turbidity curtains. I am going to be using them in a pond with heavy metals and a ph of about 3.5, and it is going to surround a pump so I'll need about 100 feet.I just wanted to know what type of metal the hardware was and if your silt curtains can be implemented for this type of application.

Pond Turbidity curtain

Answer: Thanks for contacting us! We manufacture Triton Turbidity Curtains, which can abosolutely withstand the containment of heavy metals during remediation, construction and other projects. Triton turbidity barriers come in Type 1 for calm water, Type 2 for moving water, and Type 3 for fast water.

To determine the best silt curtain for your location, please don't hesitate to give us a call to discuss your requirements. We can work directly with you to help develop a plan that will Request a Quotesatify your project requirements.  As always, you call us at  +1-772-646-0597, or request a quote.

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Turbidity Curtain Materials and Construction

The main portions of the turbidity curtain are made with a highly durable and resistant PVC material. This material is used to cover the top flotation device and creates the entire skirt of the curtain. The PVC provides high resistance water conditions and and other materials (such as silt or heavy metals) that you are trying to contain.

Connecting parts of the turbidity curtain utilize the use of galvanized steel. This type of material is often used for the bottom chain and tension cable. For the top fittings or for larger curtain types, we usually use an aluminum material. This material is used on fittings including section slide connectors. If specifically required for your location, all fittings can be replaced with stainless steel.


Choosing Your Turbidity Barrier:

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Determining which type of barrier you require depends on a wide range of site specific factors including:

  • Velocity of Water
  • Speed of Wind
  • Height of Waves
  • Type of Turbidity Being Contained
  • Duration of your Project
  • Surrounding Site Conditions

Our specialists can help determine which barrier will fit your requirements. Call us at +1-772-646-0597 or you can even submit your specs.

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