Silicate fabric




600 g/m²

Material thickness:

0.8 mm

Operating temperature:

up to 1600 °C

The silTEX® 1608.VC2 High-Temperature Welding Protection Curtain is made from high-temperature resistant silicate fabric with a double-sided Vermiculite coating. This welding protection curtain is extremely temperature-resistant, providing maximum protection against welding splatter, direct flames, and liquid metal splatter up to 1600 °C. The double-sided Vermiculite coating adds an extra protective layer, stabilizing the welding protection curtains against extreme temperature exposure. silTEX® 1608.VC2 High-Temperature Welding Protection Curtains are non-flammable and can be used, for instance, for suspending workstations and large areas. These silTEX® 1608.VC2 welding protection curtains are custom-made according to your requirements and are available in a variety of configurations.

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High-Temperature Welding Protection Curtain 1608.VC2

(up to 1600 °C)

Technical Specifications

Material:Silicate fabric
Application temperature:up to 1600 °C
Coating:Double-sided Vermiculite
Material thickness:0.8 mm
Weight:approx. 600 g/m²
Configurations:One-sided or multi-sided with eyelets, dimensions according to customer specifications

Technical Characteristics

  • These high-temperature welding protection curtains are non-flammable and temperature-resistant up to 1600 °C
  • Good resistance to direct flames, sparks, welding splatter, and liquid metal splatter
  • Low areal weight, suitable for large-scale constructions
  • Non-flammable according to DIN 4102
  • Health-wise absolutely harmless, not classified (NO hazardous substance)

Application Examples

Our High-Temperature Welding Protection Curtains are used in a variety of industries, including the metal industry, shipbuilding, petrochemicals, mining, and general metalworking operations. They provide reliable protection for welders and work areas during welding, cutting, soldering, and other related activities.

  • Welding operations (e.g., MIG, TIG, arc, electric welding)
  • Cutting and grinding (e.g., plasma, laser, oxy-fuel cutting)
  • Maintenance work (e.g., on pipelines, machinery, and equipment)
  • Workshop and industrial applications (e.g., protection for personnel and materials against sparks and splashes)
  • Port and shipbuilding (e.g., repair and maintenance work on ships)
  • Construction industry (e.g., protection for personnel and materials on construction sites)

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