Useful information about the sliding applications

Sliding curtain system

Sliding curtain systems are used so that curtains can be folded to the side, which makes them great systems in space dividing and protection.

The most common sliding curtain installations are found in industrial spaces such as big storages.

Industrial curtains are mainly used as different protective curtains. These curtains are used to protect from wind, water, dirt and cold and they are also used as barriers. Helaform’s industrial curtain systems are used in a variety of curtains such as welding curtains, protective curtains when dealing with fire, washing facility room dividers, soundproof curtains and other indoor and outdoor curtains.


The curtains are usually made of PVC paved fabric and its weight varies from 400 g/m2 to 700 g/m2, but for example soundproof curtains usually include several layers of material and due to this are heavier. Curtains are usually fixed from the sail ring to the hanger, which slides inside the track. The sail rings interval depends on the curtain type, but it is usually 150-400 mm. The sliding hanger and curtain are usually attached to each other with a plastic curtain holder (if the curtain is really light) or with a metal S-hook.




Also, a common sliding curtain solution is a protective net in sports halls. Sliding nets are commonly used as barriers and as wall protections from dirt and slams on courts. The nets are usually made of polyamide net, which have loops.

The biggest advantages with sliding curtains are that they are easy and quick to move and use. With these curtains you can divide spaces, protect workstations and storages with either straight or curved sliding systems. Protective curtains are also economical and durable solutions, which makes them a perfect option for industrial use.