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ILC Dover Granted Patents for Three Flood Protection Systems

Press Release from ILC Dover Inc

FREDERICA, Del., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover has announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company patents for its unique Flex-Gate®, Flex-Wall®, and Flex-Cover® dry floodproofing systems. These three systems form the heart of the company's infrastructure-protection product line.

Side-deployed Flex-Wall® undergoing tests at ILC Dover

Each is designed to be stored at the point of use, and provide fast one- or two-person deployment. That allows owners and managers who use ILC's systems to protect their critical assets, to safely make last-minute deployment decisions, after forecast models have converged. In-place storage and fast stowing also mean a quick return to normal operations after a flood or storm, minimizing disruption to business and infrastructure operations, and maximizing revenue before and after the event.

The newly patented ILC systems are currently in place at multiple locations in New York City with facilities and agencies within Boston, Washington, DC, and Miami also adopting these systems for protecting commercial and government buildings, subway systems, underground rail and highway tunnels, power utility entrances and other critical or high-value structures.

For more information about ILC's dry floodproofing products, visit www.ilcdover.com/flood-protection.

If you have specific flood protection system questions, please contact Alan George at georga@ilcdover.com or 302-335-3911 ext. 407.

Stairwell Flex-Gate® protects subway entrance in New York City

Flex-Cover® protects ventilation grates in New York City

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SOURCE ILC Dover