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Thermal Insulated Curtain Products

Depending on the R value that you need to meet, insulation thickness ranges from 1″ thick to 6″ thick. These thicknesses are measured before the insulation is encased in the vinyl curtain shell. Due to the way that these curtains are made , some of the insulation may be slightly compressed when fully enclosed in the sewn and radio frequency welded outer layers of the curtain.
We want to be sure that we offer an Insulated Curtain that can meet each customer’s needs. The temperature differential- defined as the difference between the desired temperature inside of the enclosed space versus the ambient temperature of the building- is the deciding factor on how thick the insulation needs to be.

There are several factors to consider here. The first would be keeping the room sealed off. The more air tight a temperature barrier is, the more effective it will be. This may include using floor sweeps in the bottom of the curtain, Velcro on the side edges, and filler panels with valances on the top. All of these options ensure that there are minimal, if any, gaps in the curtain installation.

The second factor to consider is the air that you are putting into the room. Both the temperature of the conditioned air and the CFM (or the quantity) of the conditioned air pumped into this space will play a high role in how well you can achieve your temperature goals.

Unfortunately, we cannot. Our expertise is limited to the curtain walls that we fabricate, and we cannot advise on HVAC system for requirements. We would highly recommend that you work with an experienced mechanical contractor or HVAC engineer to determine the air input needs of your space.
We offer 4 different thicknesses of retractable curtains and 5 different thicknesses of stationary curtains. These options offer temperature differences between 22° and 60° depending on the thickness of the curtain.

This would depend on what product you are looking at. For our thinner curtain options, we tend to fall in the middle of the price continuum we are on with our competitors. For the thicker curtains, no other manufacturer makes the insulated curtains as thick, or as high, or retractable, so there is not a good comparison out there.

While price is very important, the other question to ask is how our quality compares to that of our competitors. In that category, we are second to none. We are known for our attention to detail, our high quality workmanship, our ability to meet customers specific project and lead time requirements, and our outstanding, personalized customer service.

Life expectancy depends on the environment that the curtains are in, however even in tough environments, we expect that the curtains should survive and function for 10+ years. As an example, we have customer that have these curtains hung for over 20 years.
Our curtain products also carry a 6 year warranty (the longest in the industry!) on materials and workmanship.

AmCraft offers several egress options. Which option best fits your needs depends on the size of the egress, what will be moving through the doorway, and the project’s budget. Our most common egress options are a retractable curtain, which can be moved to the side, or a strip door within their curtain wall. You can find all egress options on our website, or our sales team will be happy to find the perfect passthrough option for your application.
AmCraft does not install the curtain walls. These systems are made to be very user friendly. Additionally, each order is shipped with thorough installation instructions. We are also on hand via phone to answer any and all installation related questions. A majority of our customers install themselves, or have an in house crew or contractor that install these. We also offer installation references through our installation partner companies, which are spread out within the United States. Our Sales Team will make sure we find the best Installer for your facility and location.

Yes, the Insulated Curtains can be used outside. It is important that your sales associate knows that you plan to use this outside, so that they can suggest modifications to the construction, if necessary.

Please note that while the Insulated Curtains can be used outdoors, we cannot warranty them. This is because we cannot control the outdoor elements that the curtains will be exposed to. Wind, water, and direct sunlight can be harsh on the sewn construction and PVC vinyl outer layers of the Insulated Curtains.

R-Value is a heat/cold flow resistance measurement. R value, as defined by standard ASTM C168, is: “Resistance, thermal, n: the quantity determined by the temperature difference, at steady state, between two defined surfaces of a material or construction that induces a unit heat flow through a unit area.” Basically, R value measures the resistance to heat transfer across/through a given barrier. The higher the R-Value of a barrier, the more resistant it will be to a temperature change. Thicker materials have a higher R-Value than thinner materials. That is why AmCraft offers several thicknesses of Insulated Thermal Curtains to offer you the ideal R Value for your application.