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Welding Screens

Welding Screens
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PVC_WeldingScreensWelding curtains provide a safer work environment by creating a safe working boundary both for welder and those working or walking by the area. Since welding involves volatile gases, a strict enclosure can actually make a bad situation worse, because good ventilation is required in the welding process. Welding curtains can be hung in strips or panels. Welding curtains reduce the chance of injury to employees in the vicinity of the arc process that can lead to “arc eye”, or irritation of the cornea.

Super-Seal Mfg. Ltd. welding curtains are constructed of a strong poly vinyl chloride (PVC) and can be transparent or slightly tinted. This material can be sold by the roll to be fitted to individual needs, or stock or custom made welding curtains are also available, along with a modular system that can accommodate any space requirements. Different tints are also available to include orange, green, gray, and translucent, depending on the level of protection desired.

Therefore, welding curtains can help prevent injury to the eyes of other employees while lending protection from sparks or flames.

The characteristics of a safe and sturdy welding curtains are:

  • High R-Value
  • Flame resistance
  • Resistant to mildew
  • Resistant to harsh chemicals
  • Protection against heat damage
  • High tensile and tear strength
  • Cold crack resistance

Because of the inherent dangers of welding, it is important to required safety measures for both workers involved in the process and by the bystanders or employees in the immediate vicinity. Injuries can happen quickly and be quite severe, so the appropriate level of protection in welding curtains is imperative to reduce the incidents of accidents.

Welding curtains are extremely customizable for the correct fit and level of protection. Welding curtains provide a valuable service in safety precautions that are necessary in the industry and mandated by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Association) and CCOHS (Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety).