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One Man Operational (OMO) Flood Gates

In riverside and coastal locations, One Man Operational (OMO) Flood Gates are a particularly effective solution. Ease of installation, ease of maintenance and ease of operation mean we regularly recommend them as part of our flood protection solutions.

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The One Man Operational (OMO) Flood Gate is a horizontally swinging flood gate that can be controlled manually or via hydraulics or electrics.

There are none of the high on-going expenses associated with other manually operated systems; the gate only requires service and visual checks once installed.

Single OMO Flood Gates can be made up to 4m wide x 2m high, and double can be made up to 8m wide x 2m high. Other sizes can be checked by a UKFB Structural Engineer for bespoke design and manufacture - get in touch for more information.  

Overview:

  • Comes in standard sizes, but option for bespoke design is available
  • Has a unique engineered latch which is designed to lock the gate in seconds
  • No high on-going expenses; only requires service and visual checks once installed
  • Life span in excess of 25 years
  • Designed accordingly to steel structures EN1993
  • British design and manufactured in UK
  • Cast in or retro-fit solution. For retro fit, specialist anchors & resins are used
  • Once installed the gate closes within minutes to form a robust seal
  • Range of paint options are available in RAL colours, with the option to powder coat or wet spray
  • The gate can be manufactured in stainless steel (316) or mild steel (S275JR)
  • UKFB have an experienced civils installation team with over 30 years’ experience on hand to advise on any requirements
  • Suitable for use in both industrial and residential settings, and in river or coastal terrain

OMO Flood Gates - At a glance

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Coastal and Inland
Suitable for coastal and inland environments

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Low Maintenance
Easy to install and low ongoing maintenance

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Efficient Operation
Single person operation

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Abrasion Resistant
High strength, lightweight stainless steel finished in abrasion resistant paint

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High Strength
High strength steel support structure with anti-rust finish

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Hinged System
Swing hinge system featuring high strength lubricated hinges, bolts & fixings

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Protective Channels
Unique high quality seals retained in protective channels

OMO Flood Gate - patent pending.


Contact Us

For further information about One Man Operational Flood Gates, please contact us here, or call on 01905 773 282.