The Shipbuilding market requires expertise with an international scope. We have a worldwide network of shipyards, ship owners, contractors and system suppliers. Besides an extensive package of butterfly valves and actuators, we supply customised solutions including complete pneumatic, electric and hydraulic control systems for automatically operating them.


Wouter Witzel butterfly valves and actuators can be found in various places on board any type of ship, wherever critical applications demand maximum reliability. Quality is guaranteed by numerous international product certificates and approved manufacturing survey arrangements. Possible applications include:


  • Cargo and ballast systems
  • Engine rooms
  • Bilge systems
  • Fire fighting systems
  • Hull valves


Rubberlined Butterfly Valve

We have developed a complete range of industrial butterfly valves under the well-known brand of Wouter Witzel. This range of butterfly valves is suitable for various applications. The unique vulcanized rubber lining bonded to the body concept and profiled sealing design improve the  functional performance to the highest level.
Wouter Witzel provides a standard 5 year warranty on the rubber lined butterfly valves.

Our dedication create a clear proposition adding value to our customers. Long application experiences, continuous material research and innovation of efficient manufacturing technologies have resulted in an up-to-date product range.

Designed in accordance with the latest international standards, our butterfly valves also meet the environmental requirements. For many years our centric rubberlined butterfly valves have replaced conventional double eccentric valves or ball valves.

High Performance Butterfly Valve

We classify our high performance butterfly valve in two categories:

  • Dynaxe
  • Econaxe

Dynaxe excels in all markets where the process conditions are high pressure, severe conditions or abrasive media. This high performance valve is extremely durable, has an ultra long life time with low operating costs and meet the most stringent international standards.

Econaxe is a new range of double-offset butterfly valves for applications in various industries and is available in different types and materials. Econaxe is the most economic solution for high abrasive applications.


The Eurocheck valve is a maintenance free self acting pivoting check valve of the double disc wafer type. Special design features and carefully selected materials combine to make the Eurocheck a very reliable product at low operating costs.

This range valves is mainly used in water applications. Their compact design is space saving. Maintenance costs are low to nil and pressure loss has been reduced to an absolute minimum.


The Wouter Witzel philosophy for actuation is being able to supply, out of a wide spectrum of brands and types, the optimum solution for each specific case of valve actuation according to the requirements of different market segments and customers. In order to match the desired quality, specification and performance at the right price, we classify the actuators into three categories:

  • Economic
  • General purpose
  • Heavy duty