Trade Counter Direct.com offer the CIRCULAR RANGE of metal circular access panels to complement circular light fittings, speakers, smoke detectors and air grilles fitted in the ceiling, thereby maintaining an aesthetic appearance.
Round Access Hatches like the Discpan providing a cost-effective solution for access to building engineering services concealed in the ceiling void.
Circular Metal Access Panels can provide access to:
Building engineering services
Concealed Flues, Ducts & Chimney Systems
Suitable for Part J Building Regs, which specifies the provision of access hatches to allow visual inspection of concealed flue & chimney systems.
Part J Building Regulations state that access should be at least450 x 450mm and should not adversely affect existing fire, thermal and acoustic provisions. (See the attached PDF by NHBC above or visit the link below direct to the 2010 Part J Regs document.)
If you are unsure of the best panel for your specific job, we advise you contact your Local Planning Authority or Gas Safe. We also supply Plastic Access Panels and Metal Fire Rated Access Panels.
MEDIUM - 450mm Diameter - Zintec Steel
Overall depth of panel: 35mm
Add 15mm to door size for structural opening
Designed for ceilings only
Precision manufactured in Zintec Steel.
Visible picture frame (PF) or simulated beaded frame (SBF) for taping and jointing to conceal the frame
Supplied powder coated RAL 9010 20% gloss as standard
No on-site manufacturing costs
Easily installed in minutes straight from the box
Suitable for on-site decoration to match the surrounding areas if required
Door easily removed without the use of tools
Suitable for Part J Regulations (dependant on fire, thermal & acoustic provisions)
NOTE Add approximately 15mm to above sizes for structural Opening
Beaded Frame option available.
For the full Part J Building Regulations Document Click on the Part J icon.