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SiltMax Type III DOT

Suitable for use in tidal zones, rivers, and bays, SiltMax Type III DOT Turbidity Curtain (Specifications) is designed for rapid deployment and is engineered for medium flows. This curtain is permeable to allow water flow while retaining the silt and sediment.

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The sturdy design of Elastec SiltMax Type III DOT ensures reliable performance while resisting clogging. Different filter cloths can be used to accommodate the design of the project and the type of sediment present.

Siltmax Type III Turbidity Curtain meets AASHTO M-288-92 Erosion Class A specifications. The permeable, woven geotextile skirt is standard on the SiltMax Type III. This curtain is equipped with dual tension cables under the flotation.

Depths other than 5 ft are available by request and are available in a few days. Contact us for pricing and availability.

  • Water Conditions: moving water, medium currents (tidal areas, rivers, bays, streams)
  • Section Lengths: 50 ft and 100 ft
  • Readily available in 5 ft and 100 ft depths

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SiltMax Type 3 Turbidity Curtain Specifications

Fabric18 oz. Vinyl PVC (permeable and impermeable skirts are available)
ColorSafety Yellow
Flotation Size6 inch Square EPS Marine Quality
Net Buoyancy6 inch / 15 cm - 13 lb./ft. / 19.2 kg/m
Load Carrying Components5/16 inch Galvanized Steel Cable (10,540 lbs. ult. tensile strength), Fabric and 5/16 inch Galvanized Steel Chain (7,600 lbs. ult. tensile strength)
Breaking Strength9,200 lb. / 4,173 kg
Ballast5/16 inch Galvanized Chain Standard (heavier available at additional cost)
Section ConnectionsUniversal ASTM, Laced Grommets, Shackle Chain to Chain
Available DepthsStandard 5 ft. (other depths available on request)
Length100 ft. Standard (other lengths available on request)

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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