Surespan was chosen by Archial Architects to custom design a hatch to provide access to a Biomass storage plant at the new Criminal Justice Centre in Northampton.
Biomass Access – National Justice Centre, Northampton
The double leaf hatch – measuring 2750mm x 2900mm – is electrically operated by a key switch and has synchronised leaf operation with a safety grid. Rated to FACTA Class A pedestrian loading, it was designed with a chequerplate lid to match the surround and incorporates a rain skirt apron and Sureguard handrail system on both sides.
A secondary 1000mm x 1000mm gas spring operated floor hatch was installed to allow personnel easy access to the plant. It too features a chequerplate lid to match the surround and has a retractable hand hold for safety. Once open, a Surespan standard ladder provides safe and easy access down to the plant.
Double Leaf Roof HatchEnquire Today
The SRH/DL Double leaf roof hatch is manufactured in aluminium. They can be provided with an polyester powder coated dual finish upon request. Each standard roof hatch is Insulated to maintain the thermal integrity of the building.
The gas spring assisted opening lid is supported by heavy-duty aluminium hinges. This also features an integral ‘wrap over’ edge. The hatch incorporates double unbroken EPDM seals. The upstand has a purpose made flashing to accept the roof felt for weatherproofing purposes. Moreover, the hatch incorporates a safety hold open stay feature to prevent accidental closure. Various locking options are available.
RSI Access Cover For Biomass Fuel PitsEnquire Today
Surespan RSI Access Cover For Biomass Fuel Pits aluminium single or double leaf biomass upstand covers are rated at 2.5 or 5kN/m ² loading. The patent marine alloy frame incorporates a single or double unbroken EPDM seal, to help prevent the ingress of dirt and moisture offering water and near airtight seal. Vented, insulated and airtight options are available.
Our RSI Access Cover For Biomass Fuel Pits come complete with grade 316 stainless steel gas spring assisted lids, which are locked in the open position with safety hold open stays to prevent against accidental closure. A stainless steel slam action cab lock is fitted as standard to lock the lids, these locks are easily opened from the inside and key operated from the outside.
SAC Floor Access Door For Biomass ProductionEnquire Today
Surespan Floor Access Door For Biomass Production offer the ultimate in design; with gas spring assisted aluminium tread plate lid that locks in the open position with a safety hold-open stay to prevent against accidental closure.Manufactured in magnesium alloy with marine alloy frames or, alternatively, stainless steel.
Available from pedestrian rating to D400 loading in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of finishes including polyester powder coating. Double unbroken EPDM seals incorporated in the frame help prevent the ingress of dirt and moisture offering near water and airtight seal. Any water passing the seals will be dispersed via an integral drainage channel, which is fitted with a Tailpiece Adaptor.
SRHG Glazed Roof Access HatchEnquire Today
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.