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Welding is a common application utilized by many industries. Although this is a widely used practice, it can be highly dangerous without the appropriate protections in place, as the process creates UV radiation, gases and fumes that are harmful.
Facilities that house welding operations can take precautionary measures to ensure those in the building remain safe by creating a safety system. Welding curtains can be used to contain fumes, noise and temperatures that the welding process creates.
These curtains are designed to withstand the threats associated with welding. Wondering what materials are in welding curtains, as well as why they are crucial to your facility? Consult with our explanation of welding curtains.
Welding curtains are composed of a laminate vinyl material that have more than 400 pounds of tensile strength. They often have weld view windows that allow for transparency that still effectively block out harmful UV rays.
The seams of these curtains are electronically welded for high levels of tear resistance. Additionally, outer hems have a double-lock nylon thread stitching that can be used for heavy-duty applications. Welding curtains have Velcro attachments that can be sealed easily by facility owners.
Magnet attachments are also available. Welding curtains can also be outfitted for vinyl floor sweeps to implement additional sealing protection from outside dirt and impurities. Welding curtains can be created in custom shapes for specific facility dimensions.
To keep your building, workers and visitors safe from welding, you’ll need to have welding curtains installed. Welding curtains can provide facilities with a variety of benefits, just a few of which include:
Want to find out more about the many ways using welding curtains, screens, booths or blankets can benefit your business? Then contact us today! We’ll start designing a welding curtain system that caters to your business’ needs and give you a free quote for any of our products in the process. Come discover the Steel Guard difference, we’ll be waiting for you.