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Flexible, Easy to Drape Welding Protection

Z-Shield™ Salmon features a Z-Fil™ Fiberglass Cloth base coated with a high temperature acrylic. Z-Shield Salmon is quite flexible, easy to drape and handle, and highly reusable, so it's commonly used as a welding curtain material.

Z-Shield™ Salmon is the lightest weight welding fabric manufactured by Newtex. Z-Shield™ Gold/Black and Z-Shield™ Silver are heavier options. All Z-Shield™ fabrics feature a high temperature acrylic coating for superior resistance to sparks, abrasion, and heat.

Z-Shield™ Salmon withstands temperatures up to 1000°F / 540°C.

Z-Shield Salmon 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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Product Image for Item #1100144

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
Product Image for Item #1100219

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
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