IAC Internal Access Covers

Surespan IAC balanced action internal access covers are designed for non-weatherproof applications. The single leaf cover has a patterned tread plate lid, which can incorporate a recess to take vinyl or carpet finish. The frame fits within the aperture.Featuring gas spring assisted operation, these covers allow fingertip opening of the lid. When opened, the lid locks into position with a safety hold-open stay to prevent against accidental closure.

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  • Custom made to any size
  • Rated up to FACTA Class AA
  • Patterned tread plate lid
  • Marine grade aluminium cover
  • Maximum opening 90°
  • L03 standard Tee lock
  • Rw25dB acoustic rated
  • Gas spring assisted operation
  • Hold open stay – against accidental closure

Standard Sizes

Structural Opening SizeWeight *
* Weight relates to FACTA class A only
600 x 60036kg
750 x 75043kg
900 x 75047kg
900 x 90053kg
1000 x 100061kg
1200 x 120077kg
1200 x 1800102kg
1500 x 1500104kg

Recessed Floor Access Cover



FACTA Loading Class

Class A

Class A

Internal and external areas which can only be used by pedestrians or cycles i.e. toilets, changing rooms, footways and cycle tracks.

Class AA

Class AA

Very light industrial areas, where small trolleys and private cars/vans can manouvre i.e. Domestic driveways, trolley parks, hospital wards.

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Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00PM
Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Control Options

Gas Spring Operation

Fitted as Standard
Concealed gas spring

Standard roof hatch comes complete with gas spring assisted opening to ensure minimum amount of effort to open the double skinned aluminium lid.

The lid will have the provision to lock in the open position with a safety hold open stay to prevent against accidental closure.

Electric Operation


Can be supplied with associated control panels & accessories.

Additional Electric Features

Electric control unit

Electrical Control Unit.

Push button for domestic use.

Key switch for domestic use.

Push button for industrial use.

Key switch for industrial use.

Hydraulic Operation

Fitted as Standard
Hydraulic operation

Hydraulic system comprises of operating cylinders with a hand pump. A typical access cover panel would take approximately 60 seconds to open from a closed position. Closing is achieved by releasing the hydraulic oil from the cylinder; the weight of the cover is sufficient to push the cylinder closed.

Additional Hydraulic Features

Electrical Control Panel.

Push Button

Pneumatic Operation

Pneumatic operation

Pneumatics provide a clean and efficient way of operating our hatches in environments where compressed air is freely available or is preferred to hydraulic cylinders or electrical actuators.

The system comprises of operating cylinders fed from a manual control manifold that can connect to a ring main pneumatic supply.

Additional Pneumatic Features

Electrical Control Panel.

Key Switch.

Locking Options


Standard cablock and Tee key.


Locking padlock box – additional security.


Electrical interlock – micro switch.


Shoot bolt lock – internal only.


Additional cam lock to ensure positive sealing.


Electrical locking box linked to a BMS system.


Concealed dead lock with cover plate.


Emergency panic release handle.

Retractable safety grid.

Retractable safety grid.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Retractable ladder extension.

Standard ladder

Standard ladder.

Caged ladder

Standard ladder with cage.

Retractable ZIP ladder.

Retractable ZIP ladder.

Standard Ships Ladder

Standard ship ladder.

Optional Features
Fire rated

4 hours fire resistance.

Acoustic rating

Sound reduction of 45db Rw.


Optional stainless steel trim finish.

Glass window

Glass viewing window.

Concealed gas spring

Concealed gas spring.

Stainless steel

Stainless steel access hatch.

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