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SiltMax Type I Economy

For calm water, short duration use in canal, ponds, and reservoirs, the SiltMax Type I Economy silt curtain (Specifications) is compact for easy storage, very affordable, and can work with any project budget. SiltMax I Economy has an impermeable construction and works well to contain the silt and turbidity from near-shore projects.

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These silt curtains are easily assembled and readily available in stock. As with all our silt curtains, we can build these curtains to custom fit the project. If the project is short duration and the water is calm, the SiltMax Type I Economy will be the most economical curtain for tight budgets. Depths other than 5 ft are available by request and are available in a few days. Contact us for pricing and availability.

  • Water conditions: calm (roadside ditches, lakes, ponds, canals)
  • Section lengths: 50 ft and 100 ft
  • Readily available in 5 ft depths

SiltMax Type I Economy Video

SiltMax Type 1 Economy Silt Curtain Specifications

FabricReinforced PVC coated fabric with rip-stop
ColorSafety Yellow
Flotation Size6 inch Square EPS Marine Quality
Net Buoyancy6 inch / 15 cm - 13 lb./ft. / 19.2 kg/m
Load Carrying ComponentsFabric and 3/16 inch Galvanized Steel Chain (3,000 lb. break strength)
Ballast0.41 lb. per foot Galvanized Chain
Section ConnectionsLaced Grommets, Chain to Chain
Available DepthsStandard 5 ft. (other depths available on request)
LengthStandard is 100 ft. or 50 ft.

Turbidity Curtain Questionnaire

In order that we may recommend the best Turbidity Curtain for your project, please provide the following information. If the flow rate is high, Elastec can provide modeling data to determine anchor spacing and feasibility of systems.

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