RSI Upstand Floor Access Hatch

Surespan RSI aluminium single or double leaf RSI Upstand Floor Access Hatch are rated at 2.5 or 5kN/m2 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.

The access covers come complete with high grade stainless steel gas spring assisted lids, which are locked in the open position with a safety hold-open stay to prevent against accidental closure. A stainless steel slam action cab lock is fitted as standard to lock the lids.

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    • Custom made to any size
    • Can be fire rated
    • Marine grade aluminium cover
    • High grade magnesium alloy tread plate lid
    • Water and near airtight seal
    • Rw25dB acoustic rated

    Standard Sizes

    Structural Opening Size Weight *
    * Weight relates to facta class A only
    600 x 600 34kg
    750 x 750 45kg
    900 x 750 50kg
    900 x 900 56kg
    1000 x 1000 64kg
    1200 x 1200 81kg
    1200 x 1800 109kg
    1500 x 1500 111kg

    Floor Access Cover


    Available as single or double leaf floor access cover.

    Double leaf floor hatch
    Single leaf floor RSI hatch

    Mushroom Vents

    Manufactured in stainless steel, the unique design prevents the ingress of rain or foreign bodies, while internal mesh stops deliberate interference and vandalism. Mushroom Ventilators can be manufactured to any height to suit your requirements.

    This can also be applied to Surespan’s Aqua Floor Hatches.


    Leamore Close
    Leamore Enterprise Park
    Walsall, WS2 7NL
    West Midlands, UK
    +44 (0)1922 711185
    +44 (0)1922 497943 (Fax)

    Control Options

    Gas Spring Operation

    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.

    Concealed gas spring

    Electric Operation


    Can be supplied with associated control panels & accessories.

    Additional Electric Features

    Electric control unit

    Electrical Control Unit.

    Push Button

    Push button for domestic use.

    Key switch for domestic use
    Key switch

    Key switch for domestic use.

    Push button for industrial use.

    Key switch for industrial use.

    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.

    Hydraulic operation

    Additional Hydraulic Features


    Electrical Control Panel.


    Push Button

    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.

    Pneumatic operation

    Additional Pneumatic Features


    Electrical Control Panel.

    Key switch for domestic use

    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

    Ladder extension, retractable.

    Retractable ladder extension

    Retractable ladder extension.

    Retractable ladder extension

    Retractable ladder extension.

    Retractable ladder extension

    Ladder extension, retractable.

    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.

    Powder coating

    Underside powder coating (RAL colours).

    Glass window

    Glass viewing window.

    Concealed gas spring

    Concealed gas spring.

    Stainless steel

    Stainless steel access hatch.

    FACTA Loading Classes

    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.