Glidevale Protect AH7 1/2 Hour Fire-Rated Push-Up Hatch
Application

Suitable for standard 600 mm joist centres. 

Description

Glidevale loft access hatches have been designed and engineered under BS EN ISO 9001 to meet these latest demands. The AH7 1/2 hour fire-rated (FR) push-up hatch compromises a hatch face that is 6 mm Masterboard with spray-applied vinyl finish and insulation infill. The hatch has pressed metal support brackets and the frame is fitted with intumescent strips.


Features and benefits:

  • All models meet or exceed the NHBC minimum opening size (NHBC Standards 7.2-D14).
  • Each Glidevale loft access hatch is a complete unit comprising frame and door, with integral closed- cell air/vapour seals and thermal insulation. 
  • The integral seals significantly reduce water vapour migration into the loft space, reducing condensation risk.
  • The seals also virtually eliminate heat loss by air movement around the hatch door.
  • The hatches provide continuity of thermal insulation at ceiling level.
  • 1 hour and 1/2 hour fire resistance options with Class 0 surface flame spread available.
  • Meets the minimum U-value requirement of the Approved Documents.
  • All Glidevale loft access hatches use insulation which has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of less than 5 and an Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) of zero.
  • The AH7 is matt white., which blends unobtrusively with a classic brilliant white ceiling.

General information

Color

White

Finish

Matt

Material

Polypropylene

Masterboard with spray-applied vinyl finish and insulation infill.

Shape

Rectangular

Size

530 x 530 mm

Accessible opening size.

560 x 560 mm

Trimmed opening size.

Uniclass 2015

Pr_30_59_36_01 Access panelsPrimary

CAWS

L20/630 Hatches

Specification data - Access panels Enhanced data

Fire resistance

30 minute to BS 476-22.

Reaction to fire classification

Class 0 as defined in Building Regulations Approved Document B, Appendix A.

Surface flame spread class for the door material for Building Regulations.

Position

Ceiling mounted.

Size

530 x 530 mm.

Accessible opening.

560 x 560 mm.

Trimmed opening size.

Frame

Exposed picture frame type.

Panel

-

Material

Polypropylene

Masterboard with spray-applied vinyl finish and insulation infill. 

Integral finish

Matt.

Operation

Push up.

Integral accessories

Pressed metal support brackets

Intumescent strips

Product Reference

AH7 1/2 Hour Fire-Rated Push-Up Hatch

U-value

0.35 W/m²K.

Clearance dimensions

530 x 530 mm.

Accessible clearance opening (nominal).

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