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SILENT STEEL®, Model 280 is the most famous name in heavy duty stage curtain tracks. Model 280 steel is used in the majority of stage installations with heavy weight curtains of almost any length and is particularly quiet in operation.

CWANA means Complete With All Necessary Accessories.
A standard accessory group includes track channel, single carriers supplied on 12" centers, master carriers, end pulleys, floor pulley, lap clamps, hanging clamps, end stops and operating cord.

Curtain tracks (Model 2800) shall be of 14 gauge galvanized steel construction, entirely enclosed except for slot in bottom, each half to be in one continuous piece except where splicing clamps are required. Each curtain carrier (Model 2801) shall be spaced on 12" centers and shall be of nylon (or steel) construction supported from a ball-bearing by two polyethylene wheels held to ball-bearing by rustproof nickel plated rivet, such wheels rolling on two separate parallel treads. Each curtain carrier shall consist of a free-moving plated swivel and sufficient trim chain to accommodate curtain snap hook. Live-end pulley (Model 2803) and Dead-end pulley (Model 2804) blocks shall be adjustable and shall be equipped with 3" diameter sleeve-bearing wheels adequately guarded. A rubber bumper shall be attached to each curtain carrier to function as noise reducer. The manufacturer shall furnish two end stops (Model 2809) for placement at each track end and a tension floor pulley (Model 2865) for increasing cord tension. Stretch-resistant operating cord (Model 2828 for hand operation and Model 2829 for machine operation) shall have synthetic or wire center and shall be of 3/8", or 3/16" diameter. If Back-pack devices are used with this track Model 2833 is used for hand operated track systems and Model 2834 is used for machine operated track systems.
Model 280 as manufactured by Automatic Devices Company of Allentown, PA.

A CWANA example:
Assume a 28' track in two 14' sections for hand operation 12' high is ordered.
Shipment would include:
  • 28' Channel Track (2 pieces x 14' long)
  • 26 Single Carriers
  • 2 Master Carriers
  • 1 Live End Pulley
  • 1 Dead End Pulley
  • 1 Tension Floor  Pulley
  • 1 Lap Clamp
  • 8 Hanging Clamps (pairs)
  • 2 End Stops
  • 80' Cord  (to calculate approximate amout of cord for hand operation, double track length and curtain height and add together)
Ordering Notes:
  • All track systems are shipped unassembled.
  • Track systems typically ship via Freight carrier.
  • Tracks are shipped in even lengths only. (For example, is a 35' track in two sections is 17-1/2' is ordered, we will actually ship a 36' track in two 18' sections. Customer will be invoiced on that basis.)
  • Unless otherwise noted, all track systems are assumed to be bi-part operation.
  • Unless otherwised noted, all track sytems will be assumed to be suspended installations and sent with suspended hanging clamps. Advise if track will be ceiling mounted.
Please contact Norcostco for more information.

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