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 Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB at Cockermouth UK. Constructed by Volker Stevin / GFDS

 Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB Boulder CO, USA Constructed by PSdoors

 Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB Central Bank, USA. Contructed by PSDoors

 Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB River Schelde, Belgium. Contructed by De Brand NV


The new high tech flood protection technology  from the Netherlands with 20 years of experience.

Available in 6 different heights and unlimited lengths


A solid and simple solution

HYFLO Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB, a unique effective flood defense system to protect people and property from inland waterway floods caused by heavy rainfall, gales or rapid melting snow. This system has been developed to provide optimal protection against extreme high water levels. The HYFLO Self Closing Flood Barriers SCFB can be built in the top of a dike or quay to protect inhabited as well as industrial or other strategic areas. The Barrier systems have already been built and installed in many countries around the globe.



  Millions of documents at the National Achives Building in Washington DC are protected by two 2500.SELF CLOSING FLOOD BARRIERS   Three 1000 SELF CLOSING FLOOD BARRIERS protect the production unit of Yamanouchy Pharmaceutical Industry in Meppel in the Netherlands  

 Principle of the HYFLO Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB


     Working principle of the HYFLO Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB

Innovative, effective and proven defence

This award winning concept has been acclaimed as the world's most effective protection against floods.
The Self Closing Flood Barriers SCFB have now become the leading flood defence device in its field. It has been in operational use around the globe since 1998 with a 100% success rate.
The HYFLO barriers have already been operating more than 2.000 times in 14 years without worthy of mentioned maintenance.
Key benefits
  • NO WARNING SYSTEM and WARNING TIME REQUIRED - the Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB rises instantly through the rising water level
  • NO MANPOWER REQUIRED - the Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB is not energy driven and operates without any human intervention
  • SHORT CLOSING TIME - with a fast flood the barrier will close within a minute
  • NO STORAGE NEEDED - in resting position the barrier is invisible and fully self protected
  • FULL PROTECTION - to commercial and residential communities
  • MAINTENANCE FREE - all applied elements represent the highest quality, with a unlimited time length
  • EASY TO TEST - By filling up the pit the barrier is lifted automatically and ready for inspection
  • UNLIMITED LENGTHS -The HYFLO system can be built at any required length: 1 m - 10 m - 100 m - 1000 m and more
  • SALES - For sales of the Self Closing Flood Barrier contact: HYFLO Self Closing Flood Systems BV
SCFB also applicable as a dam in a waterway

Working principle op the SCFB Dam
The working principle of this barrier is the same as by the normal SCFB, only the wall of the barrier will be filled up with air and the barriers is floating up and protects the shallow side of the waterway for flooding.

Example of the SCFB in the pond to protect the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Patent Protection
With over 20 years of experience the Self Closing Flood Barrier SCFB is the only automatic flood barrier in the world that is approved as primary flood barrier. The barriers are build in the Netherlands and are protected and reserved by international granted patents under number EP2315880 and WO2009139622 and Trade Mark number 010390029.