Robust and Reliable Roof Access Hatches from Gorter Hatches


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Gorter Hatches offer roof access solutions by providing roof hatches fabricated from extra thick, high strength aluminium, steel or stainless steel. These are the safest way to access roof areas and are acid dipped and powder coated to provide maximum strength and weather resistance.

Maintenance free roof access hatches
  • Safe and convenient roof access systems
  • Counterbalancing system for assisted opening and controlled closing
  • Weather tight gasket
  • Hold open arm that engages automatically and can be released with one hand
  • Cylinder lock with 3 keys, inside operation
  • Opening from outside with push button, only if not locked from inside
  • Stainless steel hinges
  • Flange with predrilled holes for securing to the roof deck, can be installed on any roof type up to 30degree pitch
  • Comes with 5 year warranty

Optional Features of Roof Hatches

  • Fire rating (EI120 - 120mins as per AS1530-4 steel only)
  • Explosion relief release mechanism
  • Lexan glazing
  • Acoustic damping (up to 43db sound reduction)
  • Extra security features (burglary resistant cylinder locks, dual locks, tamperproof bolts)
  • Dual covers
  • Electric operation (24v DC or 230v AC, can be connected to central alarm system and fire/smoke/rain/storm detectors for automatic opening)
  • Can be installed on any roof type up to 30 degree pitch

Specifications for Roof Access Hatches
Roof hatches have outstanding performance when it comes to Insulation value (EN-ISO10077-1/2), Sound reduction (EN-ISO140-3), Wind and water tightness (EN1027/EN1873), Construction strength (EN1026/EN1027), Air tightness (EN 1026) and Snow load EN 1991-1/5). Safety Approval Report (EN-ISO 14122-3) is available.

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Question: 27/03/14 - Gorter has 3 different types of roof hatches- aluminium (RHT) in 7 different standard sizes, Fire Rated (RHTEI) hatches in 6 different standard sizes ... read more
Question: 27/03/14 - The fire rated roof hatch comes in 6 different sizes that are certified fire rated. The RHTEI roof hatches are 120 minutes fire rated (2 hours). The ... read more
Question: 27/03/14 - The Aluminium (RHT) and Fire rated (RHTEI) Gorter Roof Access hatch are manually operated as standard, however, can be automated via a remote access system. ... read more
Question: 27/03/14 - Gorter Hatches are equipped with a counter balancing system for single hand operation and can be opened with less than 5kg of force. Once opened, they ... read more
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Contact Gorter Hatches

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PO Box 2203
Dog Swamp
WA 6060
Tel: 08 9463 6636 / 03 8648 6636 / 02 8580 4436
Fax: 08 9463 6637 / 03 8648 6637 / 02 8580 4437

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