Silt Curtains

Control and Contain Silt and Sediment - 

Our silt curtains are designed to contain the fine particles of silt

that are discharged into the water from dredging, construction

or reclamation activities.

Silt curtains (also called turbidity curtains or turbidity barriers) are vertical barriers positioned within the water to contain the fine particles of silt that are discharged into the water from dredging, construction or reclamation activities.

Ecobarrier is the only manufacturer of the full range of silt curtains in the EMEA region. The curtains are manufactured in the UAE, which reduces regional shipping times and costs, and can be tailored to suit specific conditions and project requirements.

Having a contracting arm, Ecocoast Contracting LLC, we understand both the design and installation requirements, and specifically design the silt curtains for durability, ease of installation and long-term use to reduce replacement and repair costs.

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Specs

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TypesType IType IIType IIIType IV
ModelsSC-100SC-150SC-300SC-600
ApplicationsType I is the most economical curtain. It is designed for short-term installations in sheltered waters with low tidal flow and minimal waves.Type II is the most versatile curtain, designed for longer term installations in sheltered waters or areas with moderate tidal flow.Type III is designed for rougher waters, stronger currents or long duration installations, due to increased strength and buoyancy.Type IV is the offshore version, designed for offshore conditions with strong currents and moderate waves. The Type IV curtain is designed for multiple re-use.

 

Silt Curtains - Type I

Type I Silt Curtain is the most economical curtain. It is designed for short-term installations in sheltered waters with low tidal flow and minimal waves.

ElementsTest StandardProperties
Floatation pocket ASTM D63863 kN/m
Floatation ASTM C27210 kg/m
Skirt ASTM D459523 kN/m
Ballast ISO 4565 0.8-1.4 kg/m

Panels FreeboardDraftPanel Length
Dimensions 100 mm 0.5-6 M+25 M

 

Silt Curtains - Type II

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Type II Silt Curtain is the most versatile curtain, designed for longer term installations in sheltered waters or areas with moderate tidal flow.

ElementsTest StandardProperties
Floatation pocket ASTM D638163 kN/m
Floatation ASTM C27223 kg/m
Skirt ASTM D4595100 kN/m
Ballast ISO 45650.8-2.2 kg/m
Tension
ISO 134672 kN
Connection
ISO 456555 kN

Panels FreeboardDraftPanel Length
Dimensions 150 mm 0.5-8 M+25 M

 

Silt Curtains - Type III

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Type III Silt Curtain is designed for rougher waters, stronger currents or long duration installations, due to increased strength and buoyancy.

ElementsTest StandardProperties
Floatation pocket ASTM D638234 kN/m
Floatation ASTM C27271 kg/m
Skirt ASTM D4595150 kN/m
Ballast ISO 45652.2-5.6 kg/m
Tension
ISO 134672 kN
Connection
ISO 4565120 kN

Panels FreeboardDraftPanel Length
Dimensions 300 mm 0.5-12 M+20 M

 

Silt Curtains - Type IV

Ecobarrier Silt Curtains - Type IV

Type IV Silt Curtain is the offshore version, designed for offshore conditions with strong currents and moderate waves. The Type IV curtain is designed for multiple re-use.

ElementsTest StandardProperties
Floatation pocket ASTM D638384 kN/m
Floatation ASTM C272284 kg/m
Skirt ISO 4565300 kN/m
Ballast ISO 45655.8-8 kg/m
Tension
ISO 134672 kN
Connection
ISO 4565120 kN

Panels FreeboardDraftPanel Length
Dimensions 600 mm 0.5-20 M+20 M

 

Case Study

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Silt Curtains

The Brief Our contracting division, Ecocoast Contracting LLC, was approached to supply and install Ecobarrier...