Floodtight Pedestrian Loading Single Door

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Floodtight Pedestrian Loading Single Door

The flood resistant access hatch is designed for interior or exterior applications where water may rise above the surface opening. It is ideal for retrofit & potable water applications.

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Material: Aluminum
Frame: Aluminum angle designed to be bolted down over floor opening
Covers: 1/4” aluminum diamond plate with urethane gasket and reinforced for 625 PSF pedestrian loads (capable of holding up to 10 FT head of water)
Hardware: All 316 SS nuts, bolts and washers
Hold-Open Device: 316 SS Hold-open arm with secondary latch mechanism
Lock Device: Stainless steel pressure locks and staple for padlock
Lift Handle: Aluminum lift handle welded to the cover
Warranty: Ten (10) years on aluminum

Optional Features

  • Stainless steel horizontal springs or gas shocks for easy opening
  • Bituminous coating on frame surface in contact with concrete
  • Fiberglass insulation with metal liner
  • Custom lettering
  • Nut rails with stainless steel sliding nuts for attaching cable holders, brackets & other hardware
  • Anodized finish
  • Stainless steel safety chains with aluminum support posts
  • Fall Through Protection Systems


The floodtight floor access door shall be Model FPS as manufactured by USF Fabrication, Inc. with the size being specified on the plans. Door leaf shall be 1/4-inch thick aluminum diamond plate reinforced for a 625 p.s.f. live load (capable of holding up to 10 ft. head of water). The frame shall be 1/4-inch thick aluminum angle with a horizontal leg to allow for bolting to the top slab. The hatch shall be fitted with 316 stainless steel pressure locks to hold the cover securely on a U-shaped neoprene gasket riveted to the frame to minimize water intrusion. The floor access door shall be equipped with a lifting handle, and a 316 stainless steel hold open arm with secondary latch mechanism that automatically keeps the cover in its upright, open position. Hinges shall be fabricated with aluminum lugs and 316 stainless steel pins. A staple for a padlock shall be supplied for security. Installation shall be in accordance with the manufacturer’s attached instructions with others being responsible for providing an effective seal between the frame and the concrete. The door shall be manufactured and assembled in the United States. Manufacturer shall guarantee the door against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of ten years.

Light Vehicular / Occasional Truck Traffic

ASTM C1802-20 Load Level 3 & 4