To cut strip curtains simply measure your strip to the desired length, and cut it with a heavy-duty cutter or utility knife. Note: Remember to cut each strip an extra inch or two longer. Strips usually shrink slightly, so add in a little extra length to make sure your strip door opening height is covered.
Are the strip curtains NFPA 701 rated? No, NFPA 701 is for fire-rated materials/fabrics. These “Standard Smooth” PVC strip curtains don’t meet that standard (or they would be 2X the cost and not as clear). However, all of the strips AKON sells are all fire retardant and meet California Fire Marshal Code which is the […]
Low Temperature Ranges Low-Temp strips at or above -20°F Extra Low-Temp strips at or above -40°F and all other strip on this site at or above 0°F Buyers should recognize that PVC strips might break when placed in applications that combine low temperature and impact. The impact may be the result of motorized traffic, wind, […]
How We Choose The Correct Strip Overlap We first consider the type and volume of traffic. Personnel – Doors for people-only access should utilize small sized strips with less overlap. Consider 6″ or 8″ material with 33% to 67% overlap. Use 4″ material only on very small openings because smaller strips have less wind resistance and aren’t ideal for […]
PVC Strip Size Has 2 Aspects Strip Width And Thickness How We Choose The Correct Strip Width By using the simple chart shown below you can choose the appropriate width of strip. For instance, if you have a very tall opening that you are trying to cover and the strip width is too narrow it will curl at […]
Step 1 – Width x Height Measure the width and the height of the door opening or area where you want to install the strips. Step 2 – Choose Your Hardware Decide on the type of mounting that best fits your application. Wall mount is preferred on doorways. This gets the hardware out of the doorway and […]
Standard Standard Smooth Standard Ribbed Low Temp | USDA Low Temp Smooth Low Temp Ribbed Low Temp Reinforced Welding Tinted Bronze Weld Tinted Aztec Red Weld Tinted Blue Weld Tinted Orange Weld Tinted Bronze Opaque Black Opaque Blue Opaque Green Opaque Special Tinted Orange Safety Anti Static Coated Anti Static ESD Anti Insect Yellow Frosted / Glazed […]
Static Mount Header Mount Wall Mount Universal Mount Threaded Rod Mount (Just a Feature of Universal Mount) Free-Standing Mount Supported from the floor up Used in open floors when you can support from above Rolling Hardware Allow the strips to roll out of the way Ideal for complete access when strips are not needed Note […]