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The 3000 series ‘loft hatch’ is designed to provide access between 50 mm wide timber truss/ joisted plaster/ plasterboard ceilings, where access to the loft space is required.

The metal frame holds a flush metal door through adjustable hinges to one side. The door is held closed with either concealed push catches (PC) or a security key lock (SL). The door opens down towards the user and is removable during installation or if damage occurs. Panels with simulated dry wall beaded frames (BF) are jointed/skim-plastered and then decorated on site to match the colour/texture of the adjacent finish.

Picture frame (PF) panels are finished semi-gloss white so require no finishing after installation. A 2 mm gap is maintained between the door and frame through the adjustable hinges.

Customization of the access panel may be possible including alterative sizes, lock and paint colours, consult manufacturer for details.

Standard product features

Frame depth:

21 mm with the door in the closed position. In the open position adds a further 8 mm along the hinge side.


Product reference:

- 3000/PF/PC:

  • Frame: 1.2 mm thick, electro-galvanized carbon steel, incorporating a simulated dry wall edge bead profile (BF) and door rebate. Factory welded to specified size and finished white powder coated primer. Rubber compressible draught seals are fitted all round.
  • Door: 0.9 mm thick, electro-galvanized carbon steel flush faced tray finished white powder coated primer. Bonded to the door rear is a 70 mm rigid insulation board that gives a U-value of 0.38 W/m²K.
  • Locks: Concealed touch catches (PC) on rear of the door, operated from the front face with an operating pole (included), or a security key lock with keys included (SL) with chrome escutcheon to door face for captive key entry.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-45-00/310 Access panels

Product specification

An important note about specifying



Profab Access Ltd


+44 (0)1827 718222

Product reference



[540 x 540 mm]
[800 x 540 mm]

Manufacturer details

Units C&D Riversdale House,
Riversdale Road,
Carlyon Road Industrial Est,
Warwickshire, CV9 1FA
Tel +44 (0)1827 718222
Fax +44 (0)1827 721092
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