Surespan supplied a series of 900 x 900 roof access hatches to the new Data center in Singapore. In interest of security, the hatches were supplied with an internal cablock which can only be opened from the inside and safety hold open stay to prevent accidental closure. The data center was budgeted at $30 million SGD and covers an area of 269,000 sq ft.
Roof Access hatches
The roof hatches were used as key access locations for maintenance and repair of the 8 cooling towers installed at roof level supplying up to 1000 watts of cooling per sq m.
Double Leaf Roof Hatch
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.
HIAC Recessed Floor Hatch
Surespan’s balanced action internal and external Recessed Floor Hatch are designed to cover a wide range of applications and finishes, from patterned tread plate to carpet or vinyl tiles, through to recess for timber, ceramics, concrete or walk-on glass.
Featuring gas spring assisted operation, these access covers allow fingertip opening of the lid.
HIAC Recessed Floor Hatch can be provided with a water catchment channel and drain point, making them suitable for use in wet areas, such as swimming pool walkways etc.
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.
Walk On Glass Floor Hatch
Surespan PaveVent Walk On Glass Floor Hatch, glazed pavement lights and walk on rooflights are designed with a pan type lid and structural bond system which provides a slim sightline as standard.
Standard system performance will cope with light maintenance loads right up to heavy pedestrian.
Surespan Walk On Glass Floor Hatch, glazed pavement lights and non-opening PaveVents are manufactured from 304 grade stainless steel. With walk-on-glass. TripleLite 34mm thick glass to suit pedestrian loading only, 1.4 kN concentrated and 1.5 kN m2 UDL and a U value of 5.4 w/m2k. The frame is ventilated to suit your free air requirements using stainless micro mesh filters.