Tow Bridle for Turbidity Curtain
FAQ: Can a Tow Bridle be Attached to a Turbidity Curtain?
Question: Hi, I was wondering if a tow bridle can be attached to a turbidity curtain or just to an oil boom? If so, how would I attach it?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry! To answer your first question, yes, a Tow Bridle for Turbidity Curtain can be attached to either a turbidity curtain, silt barrier, or containment boom. For this particular towing bridle, the shackle on the bridle is designed accept a line up to 3/4 inches in diameter.
When to Attach the Tow Bridle
You will want to attach this tow line to your turbidity curtain before it has been deployed. To attach the tow line, take the connector on the towing bridle and mate it with the end connector on your turbidity curtain. Secure the two items together through the use of a toggle pin. After this has been completed, your turbidity curtain is ready for deployment!
To further help keep your curtain in place after it has been deployed, we also offer several additional accessories to help with the stability of your curtain. The most commonly used accessory for this application is our Anchoring System. The anchoring system will include an anchor, buoy, and anchoring lines to keep your barrier in place without causing too much strain on the system.
To view all available accessories to help with turbidity curtain containment, please check out our Turbidity Curtain Accessories page. In addition to anchors, we also offer tide slides to help in tidal areas. You can Learn More here.