Em-Hatch: Roof access hatch  

 

Overview

Em-Hatch access hatches are designed to allow access to and from roof areas and can form part of a fire escape route, be used for accessing roof mounted plant, equipment and for other
maintenance tasks.They are available with either external or internal locking and can incorporate electric, manual or assisted opening mechanisms. Em-Hatches can be glazed, bringing the added benefit of natural daylight into the building, or solid cover.

Options

The Em-Hatch range is a completely modular product and is available with any of the Whitesales Em-Curb range of upstands and ventilation products, making it perfectly suited to both new-build and refurbishment projects.

Access Hatch Residential, Commercial and Industrial

Em-Hatch roof access are available for residential and commercial or industrial buildings, and can be combined with smoke ventilation systems.

Available with either external or internal locking, Em-Hatches can incorporate electric, manual or assisted opening mechanisms. They can be supplied with the Em-Dome glazed rooflight, bringing the added benefit of natural daylight into the building.

The Em-Hatch is available in either polycarbonate, glass or solid cover. Glass can be either hinged or sliding.

Accessories and Access

Fixed or concertina ladders provide safe and regular access to roofs, and offer a secondary means of escape in the event of a fire or other emergency. For extra support, optional extras include telescopic hand rails and guard rails.

 

Technical Data

Thermal transmission (W/m2K) 1.20*
Fire rating to BS476 Part 3 AA
Sound resistance (db) 28
Air permeability to EN1873 A4
Watertightness to EN1873 Pass
Impact test to EN1873 1200/J
Impact test to ACR [M] 001:2005 Class B

 

  • Fire Building Regulations BS476 Part 3 - Class AA