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April 2019

Self Activating Flood Barrier with Duty Assist Mode

Since 1998 the Self Activating Flood Barrier has been protecting communities, infrastructures and national treasures.

Now the system has been re-engineered to include a secondary ‘Duty Assist Mode’. The Barrier now has the option to deploy via an integral pump and inflatable airbags.

Effectively the ‘Dual Mode’ allows two systems of operation, the conventional passive mode, which sees the barrier raising as floodwaters rise, and secondly the Duty Assist mode, which allows the barrier to be controlled manually from a remote location.

You can see how the Duty Assist Mode works in the video on the SAFB page.

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