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Flexible, Easy to Drape Welding Protection

Z-Shield™ F-407 lightweight welding fabric is available in 3 color options: Salmon, Bulldog Red, or Black. These lightweight welding fabrics feature a Z-Fil™ Fiberglass Cloth base treated with a high temperature acrylic coating. Z-Shield lightweight welding fabrics are flexible, easy to drape and handle, and highly reusable. These spark-resistant fabrics are well suited for use as welding curtain material and often used in shipbuilding and ship repair.

Weighing in at about 14 oz/yd², the F-407 fabrics are the lightest weight welding fabrics manufactured by Newtex. Z-Shield™ Gold/Black and Z-Shield™ Silver are sturdier options for applications where additional spark protection is necessary. All Z-Shield™ fabrics feature a high temperature acrylic coating that provides superior resistance to sparks, abrasion, and heat.

Z-Shield™ F-407 lightweight welding fabrics withstand temperatures up to 1000°F / 540°C.

Z-Shield Lightweight Welding Fabric has been tested to the following standards:

  • Tested to the ANSI/FM 4950 Standard

Common Applications

  • Welding curtain material
  • Protection for ship repair and maintenance
  • Grinding and light welding protection

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Z-Shield F-407 60” Salmon

  • Item: 1100144
  • Weight: 14.00 oz/sq yd475 g/sq m
  • Thickness: 17 mils0.43 mm
  • Length: 50.00 yards45.72 m
  • Style: F-407
  • Width: 60.00 in152.00 cm
  • Operating Temp: 700 °F370 °C
  • Ends X Picks: 48 x 32
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Z-Shield F-407 60” Bulldog Red

  • Item: 1100340
  • Weight: 15.00 oz/sq yd509 g/sq m
  • Thickness: 21 mils0.53 mm
  • Length: 50.00 yards45.72 m
  • Style: F-407
  • Width: 60.00 in152.00 cm
  • Operating Temp: 700 °F370 °C
  • Ends X Picks: 48 x 32
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Z-Shield F-475 38” Salmon

  • Item: 1100219
  • Weight: 14.00 oz/sq yd475 g/sq m
  • Thickness: 17 mils0.43 mm
  • Length: 50.00 yards45.72 m
  • Style: F-475
  • Width: 38.00 in97.00 cm
  • Operating Temp: 700 °F370 °C
  • Ends X Picks: 48 x 32
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Z-Shield F-407 60” Black

  • Item: 1100211
  • Weight: 14.00 oz/sq yd475 g/sq m
  • Thickness: 17 mils0.43 mm
  • Length: 50.00 yards45.72 m
  • Style: F-407
  • Width: 60.00 in152.00 cm
  • Operating Temp: 700 °F370 °C
  • Ends X Picks: 48 x 32
Product Image for Item #1100143

Z-Shield F-407 38” Salmon

  • Item: 1100143
  • Weight: 14.00 oz/sq yd475 g/sq m
  • Thickness: 17 mils0.43 mm
  • Length: 50.00 yards45.72 m
  • Style: F-407
  • Width: 38.00 in97.00 cm
  • Operating Temp: 700 °F370 °C
  • Ends X Picks: 48 x 32