Fire Rated Ceiling Access Doors
Access door frame shall be fabricated from 16 gauge galvannealed steel with a prime coat finish and provided with masonry anchors and bolt holes. Access door panel shall be fabricated from 20 gauge, galvannealed steel with a prime coat finish. Door shall be filled with 2 inch thick, fire rated insulation, and be welded pan type. Access door shall have spring automatic closer, be self-latching and contain interior latch release. Exterior latching shall be recessed and universal self-latching bolt, operated by either a knurled knob or flush key. Finish shall be a prime coat suitable for painting.
FRC Series access doors are rated by Underwriters Laboratories for 1-1/2 hours, “B” label in walls, Warnock Hersey for 3 hours in ceilings and 2 hours in walls, CAN/ULC S104 for 2 hours in walls. The FRC Series Doors should be utilized when providing access in fire rated walls and ceilings. FRC Series Doors have heavy-duty spring closures to ensure positive latching when panel closes. An interior latch release is also included on all doors to enable unlocking from inside.