Surespan Inc are a leading manufacturer of sliding rooftop access solutions. Our thermally broken and insulated sliding hatches can be custom made to any size. Available as both glass sliding skylights and solid lid. Smaller sizes can utilize telescopic rails while larger sizes slide back on external rails. Powered and manual opening options are available. Glass can be tailored to suit your site requirements even offering walk on glass tops.
As a leading manufacturer, the sliding roof hatch is weatherproof and insulated for high performance.
For standard hinged opening. view our range here: roof hatch
Glazed Hatches are also available in sliding form.
Custom made to order
All our roof hatches can be made to suit your project requirements.
3″ Insulation as standard with a thermally broken design.
Rated to IP66 for protection against dust and water ingress. Weathertightness Class A7.
Fire rating up to 4 hours to EN 1634-4 or 90 Minutes to UL-EU.
25dB Rated as standard or optional 45dB enhanced.
Our Sliding Hatches can be manufactured to suit your project requirements, find a brief specification below.
|COVER:||Fully thermally broken manufactured with 3” insulation sandwiched within the aluminim 14 gauge frame and curb.|
|CURB:||Fully thermally broken and featuring 3” insulation as standard. Curb is 12” high with pre-drilled mounting flange.|
|SEAL:||The hatch is designed to fully seal on close with double seals and a brush seal around the perimeter.|
|OPENING:||Telescopic rails can be used up to an opening span of 48” otherwise they will require fixed external rails|
|OPERATION:||Manual sliding or electric opening hatch|
|FINISH:||Mill finish aluminum, polyester powder coating optional extra.|
|SAFETY:||Various safety options can be specified depending on access requirements including Handrailing mounted to hatch and Ladder Up Posts.|
Sliding Hatch product downloads including data sheets, drawings and BIM models.
Most frequent questions our customers ask.
Yes! We can custom make sliding access doors to suit any size. We have manufactured sizes as large as 10’x 10’ but can go larger if needed
Our sliding hatches are thermally broken and insulated as standard. They are made for use on a roof so are normally completely watertight assuming correct installation. Our hatches are designed to be robust and last for many years.
Telescopic rails are commonly used on smaller sizes up to around 48”x 48” while large sizes will almost always need to be on fixed external rails. Telescopic extend back on rails within the lid while fixed rails are external to the cover.
Sliding hatches can be manufactured with a double glazed lid for a high quality premium finish. Other glass specifications can be requested if you have specific requirements to meet.
Yes we manufacture all our roof hatches with the intention of them being watertight assuming correct installation
Our roof hatches can be offered with a Sureguard handrail with a self-closing gate. This is fixed to the curb of the hatch so no roof penetration is required. The guardrail can be powder coated to any color to improve visibility.