Walz & Krenzer, Inc.
flood barriers, watertight doors and hatches
Located in Oxford CT, Walz & Krenzer has supplied custom designed flood barriers and watertight closures to the market since 1939. Specializing in the design and manufacture of flood barriers, watertight doors, and watertight hatches in a variety of shapes and sizes, designed to meet your specifications and requirements.
On-site technical representatives are available for helping with field inspections, installation guidance and troubleshooting of all of our products. Let us help you with your flood protection needs.
Model WT-FD-QA is for frequently opened/closed doors
Model WT-FD-I is for infrequently opened/closed doors
Model WT-FD-C has a flush panel for ease of cleaning
Options include spring balancing or gas springs and hold open braces. The frames and coamings can be bolted to the existing surface, welded to an existing metal frame or embedded in newly poured concrete.
our horizontally sliding barriers are available in several different designs, allowing us to make sure that you get the best product for your application. Almost all of these barriers can be opened and closed in seconds by one person. A wide variety of gaskets can be used depending on the application, including lipseal, "P" gasket, standard compression gaskets or inflatable seals. Extremely large and heavy barriers can be supplied with winches or towing points to assist with opening/closing of the gate, as well as to provide a measure of safety when opening or closing the gate in extreme wind conditions.
Vertically Sliding Flood Barriers:
Especially suited to loading docks and warehouses, vertically sliding flood barriers are a great way to close off large opening. The panels are raised and lowered with the aid of manual or power winches. All vertically sliding barriers are supplied with a hold-open device for safety purposes.
Retrofit packages are available to upgrade control and indication systems to comply with current SOLAS and/or USCG requirements.
Last Update: 2017-01-11