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Floor Access Hatches
Surespan provided a stainless steel flush floor hatch to measure 9 ft x 15 ft (2743mm x 4572mm). The reinforced floor door supported a live slow moving wheel load of 17 Ton (US). As a result, the covers had to be operated via a hydraulic cylinder and an electrically driven power pack. The cover was finished in our SureGrip Non-Slip surface coating.
Bespoke Floor Access Doors
Surespan are a manufacturer of custom and bespoke floor access doors for all sorts of applications. From basement access to wine cellar doors in a kitchen. In addition, these floor hatches can accept floor infills thanks to the pan-type lid; or for a more industrial aesthetic can be provided with a checker plate lid and SureGrip Non Slip coating.
Floor access hatches can be specified in a variety of loadings up to 16 (metric) tonnes. From pedestrian all the way up to loadings for trucks. In addition Gas spring assisted, electric or hydraulic are available depending upon size and loading.
Manufactured in the UK from high quality materials, sourced locally at the heart of the United Kingdom. Surespan are a leading manufacturer in the field offering a unique bespoke service that is custom to individual requirements. The expert sales & technical teams on hand at Surespan, are able to assist with the specification process from initial inquiry, through to job specific approval drawings and then manufacture. Following delivery, the After sales team can assist with onsite guidance and information on installation and support. Please note: We are a supply only manufacturer.
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.
RSI Access Cover For Biomass Fuel Pits
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 Covers
Surespan SAC Floor Access Covers and flush access covers have been designed for a wide range of applications and industries, including water treatment, loading bays, plant access and emergency exits.They are manufactured in magnesium alloy with marine alloy frames, stainless steel or galvanised steel. Surespan access covers offer the ultimate in design, with a gas spring assisted aluminium tread plate lid that locks in the open position with a safety hold-open stay to prevent against accidental closure.
Available from pedestrian rating to Factor Class E loading in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of finishes including polyester powder coating.