Floor doors can be supplied with a hinged and detachable
cover. Generally, the cover will be flush with the surface of the floor. One
surface mounted model is available.
Covers are made of checker plate. The cover for ceramic tiles and carpet is
made of aluminium sheeting. Depending on size, one or two covers are installed.
Floor doors are supplied with a cover and frame. Depending on the model, the
frame is provided with integrated anchors all around the perimeter, or welded
Features of hinged floor doors, flush
Suitable for application indoors and outdoors
All aluminium models are suitable for in and outdoors. The drainaged frame can
be supplied with a ø 40 mm drain for connection to storm-water flow.
Can be combined with ladder and fixed stair case
Depending on the application and size, hinged flush floor doors can be combined
with a fixed vertical ladder, ladders or fixed stairs. In some cases
retractable stairs can be installed.
Safe and user-friendly
and comfortable one-hand operation, regardless of the size and weight of
counter-balance system offers assisted opening and controlled closing with
cover automatically engages in an open position and releases with one
FixGrip will be supplied for models 1000 mm plus.
checker plate cover with flush grip.
Performance hinged, flush floor doors
The loads of hinged flush floor doors are calculated in accordance with the
most severe conditions of EN 1991-1 - Basis of design and actions on structures
- Euro code 1 and AS 1170-1 - SAA Loading code - Part 1. Safety Class 3 and
Load Factor: Yf;q;u = 1.5. The calculation is based on “Roark’s Formulas
for Stress and Strain”, 7th Edition, Table 11.4 - Case 1a - Plate All Edges
Simply Supported, Uniform Loaded. The reinforcements are calculated as beams on
Hinged floor doors are only to be installed in situations where static loading
will occur. Dynamic loading is not recommended. Type WA-E-AL is available in
loads specified by the customer.
For more information on our range of hinged floor doors
including detailed specifications and drawings please visit: http://www.gorterhatches.co.nz