Tilburg | Wilhelminakanaal | Largest FRP lock gates
Project number: 13-077
Length: 2 x 12.9m
Width: 2 x 6.2m
Construction year: 2015
The world’s largest FRP lock gates
On January 9, 2016, the largest FRP lock gates in the world were installed in the new lock III of the Wilhelminakanaal in Tilburg (The Netherlands). Lock doors made of FRP of these dimensions (6.2 by 12.9 meters) have never been installed before. The pointed doors can turn a difference in water level of no less than 7.90 meters. The doors are made with the patented InfraCore® Inside technology. The project to widen the Wilhelminakanaal of Rijkswaterstaat has a sustainable world first.