Surespan manufactured a double glazed sliding access hatch for use on a private residential apartment in London. The 2640 (103″) x 2020mm (79″) hatch was electrically operated via a key switch for easy operation and allowed access to the roof providing views across the London skyline.
Glazed Sliding Roof Hatch
The sliding cover was finished in grey external polyester powder coating with a white internal finish. The 35.5mm sealed double glazed unit comprised of Pilkington 6mm toughened K polished all round outer pane, 20mm Warm Edge silver spacer Bar argon filled, Pilkington 9.5mm toughened & laminated innerpane, divided into two panes.
For Tall Buildings and High Wind Situations
Surespan roof sliding roof lights provide many advantages over standard roof access hatches. The sliding access hatch is ideal where there is a height restrictions or in areas with high risk of wind. They are also ideal for access to roof terraces via a staircase.
Surespan sliding rooflight covers are manufactured with a thermally broken lid and upstand as standard. The sliding mechanism can be sold with fixed rails or internal telescopic rails.
The lid is filled with 2″ of CFC and HCFC free insulation with a U-value of 0.43 W/m²K. Surespan can also provide custom solutions such as our glazed sliding hatch over a fixed roof window.
SRHG Glazed Roof Access Hatch
Surespan SRHG Glazed Roof Access Hatches are manufactured using thermally broken extruded sections as standard, offering clients excellent energy conservation properties and substantially reducing internal condensation or frost formation.
Surespan glazed roof access hatches incorporate a frameless design eliminating water ponding. The low profile frame with triple seals is structurally bonded to the 35.5mm sealed double glazed unit will comprise Pilkington 6mm toughened K polished all round outer pane, 20mm Warm Edge silver spacer Bar argon filled, Pilkington 9.5mm toughened & laminated inner pane.
Note: We recommend all glazed hatches to be installed on a 5° pitch to stop water ponding.
SRHP 50 Roof Access Hatch with Thermal Break
Surespan’s Aluminium Roof Access Hatches feature an unprecedented 25/50/75mm wide thermal break to provide the ultimate in thermal performance.
Insulation options include polyisocyanurate board or non-combustible mineral wool, to achieve a variety performance levels to suit project requirements.
Designed with options for manual gas spring assistance, featuring aluminium continuous hinges and an automatic hold-open safety stay to lock the lid in the open position to a 85° span.
For larger, heavier lids, consideration is to be given for powered assistance by 24v DC actuators, to ensure ease and safety of use is afforded to the operative.
A double unbroken EPDM seal ensures weather tightness, with an External Liner fitted as standard to allow for a variety of hot or cold applied weathering materials.
Available with a polyester powder coated dual finish upon request.
Set standard sizes are available from stock, with bespoke sizes made to suit project needs.
SureLink modules are a system of premium quality assembled glass rooflight units that simply lap together to form rooflights of unlimited length.
Modules are constructed from structurally glazed double glazed units in a powder coated, fully thermally broken aluminium frame. The double glazed glass panels are made up of 6mm toughened outer, 90% argon filled cavitywith a 9.5mm laminated inner (inc. 1.5mm PVB interlayer) and are manufactured using systems fully accredited to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
All SureLink modules are flush, with concealed internal fixings and opening mechanisms ensuring an seamless aesthetic. Surelink can be used in both residential and commercial applications; providing a source of natural light and comfort ventilation.