Tips on How to Measure for Stage Curtains From a Pipe Batten

Tips on how to measure your stage curtains if you are using a stage pipe batten to hang your curtain
flat A) Measure from the bottom of the pipe batten to the floor.

B) If you are hanging your curtain using grommets and ties, deduct 1-4" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang (Remember, genenerally these curtains will stretch approximately 1-2" after hanging).

C) The result of this calculation is your finished curtain height. Δ

Tips on how to measure your stage curtains if you are using 140/300 Series Track to hang your curtain
flat A) Measure from the bottom of the track to the floor.

B) If you are hanging your curtain using grommets and s-hooks, and you are not using trim chain, deduct 3-4" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang. If you are using trim chain, deduct 5-6" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang (Remember, genenerally these curtains will stretch approximately 1-2" after hanging).

C) The result of this calculation is your finished curtain height. Δ

Tips on how to measure your stage curtains if you are using 170/100 Series Track to hang your curtain
flat A) Measure from the bottom of the track to the floor.

B) If you are hanging your curtain using grommets and s-hooks, and you are not using trim chain, deduct 4-5" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang. If you are using trim chain, deduct 6-7" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang (Remember, genenerally these curtains will stretch approximately 1-2" after hanging).

C) The result of this calculation is your finished curtain height. Δ

Tips on how to measure your stage curtains if you are using 280/400 Series Track to hang your curtain
flat A) Measure from the bottom of the track to the floor.

B) If you are hanging your curtain using grommets and s-hooks, and you are not using trim chain, deduct 6-7" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang. If you are using trim chain, deduct 8-9" depending on how close to the floor you want your curtain to hang (Remember, genenerally these curtains will stretch approximately 1-2" after hanging).

C) The result of this calculation is your finished curtain height. Δ

Δ Important Note: The above tips are general broad guidelines to assist customers in determining curtain sizes of their specific venue based on their specific hardware. Track / carrier / hardware specifications and sizes change sporadically, so it is important that customers only use this as a general guideline to assist in the process of measuring for their specific curtains. Current track / carrier / hardware specifications and sizes are readily available at:

www.automaticdevices.com
www.hhspecialties.com

All sizes provided to NorthEast Stage for stage curtain and drapery fabrication are the full responsibility of the customer.