Type 1 Contractor Turbidity Curtain
Temporary Turbidity Barrier for Calm Water
The Triton Type 1 Contractor Turbidity Curtain from GEI Works is a great solution to contain silt and other displaced particles in a confined zone during very short-term projects. Using our anchoring system and other accessories, your curtain is kept securely in place until your job is finished. This temporary turbidity barrier is best suited for calm water locations with no waves and low silt levels. Designed for depths between 3 feet and 10 feet, the Type 1 floating barrier is an excellent fit for ponds, shallow lakes, swales, and creeks with calm waters.
Type 1 Contractor Turbidity Curtain Technical Specifications
|Length||25 ft, 50ft, or 100 ft. Available|
|Depth||3 ft. to 10 ft.|
|Fabric||13 oz. PVC|
|Flotation||Square Foam Filled|
|Flotation Size||4 in.|
|Bottom Ballast Chain||3/16 in. Galvanized Chain|
|Color||Yellow For High Visibility|
|Flyer||Type 1 Contractor Turbidity Barrier Flyer (PDF)|
Type 1 Light Duty Turbidity Barrier Features
- Low Cost for Non-DOT Regulated Projects
- Easy Pick Up for Local Florida Customers
- Strong Impermeable PVC Barrier
- Brightly Colored for Easy Spotting
- Lengths Up to 100' to Fit Various Size Projects
- 4 in. Flotations to Fit Smaller Areas
Calm Water Turbidity Curtain Advantages
- Economical Silt Control
- Easy to Connect and Install
- Keeps Sites in Compliance
- Effective Control in Shallow or Slow Moving Areas
- Fits budgets for very short-term projects
Do you need a turbidity curtain for moving water or within DOT regulations? We have that too! Check out the entire selection of Turbidity Barriers and Silt Curtains available from GEI Works.
Type 1 Turbidity Curtain Applications
There are a number of short-term applications for your calm water turbidity curtain. Best suited for smaller areas with no waves, the barrier can keep silt and other particles away from your work area. Coastal states such as Florida, have a number of sites that could benefit from a turbidity barrier to contain silt.
- Small Ponds
- Brief Construction Jobs
- Dock Containment
- Calm Water Project Sites
Type 1 Floating Barrier Accessories
Accessories are a vital part of the success of the temporary turbidity barrier. Choosing the correct accessories can mean the difference between an effective and secure barrier or an unanchored curtain floating away from your site. Below are a selection of accessories for a calm water turbidity curtain:
For more information on accessories for the Type 1 Turbidity Curtain, see the Turbidity Curtain Accessories page.
Still unsure about the type of curtain you need? Visit our Turbidity Curtain Comparison Chart PDF for clarification.