stainless steel flush floor access cover

Accessing the new laboratories at Yale University

The Wright Lab (previosuly Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory) used to be home to the most powerful Atom Smasher of its kind. Now, the Labs are undergoing a 3 year renovation project to re-purpose the facility and re-position them at the forefront of physics.

Surespan provided a stainless steel flush floor hatch to measure 9 ft x 15 ft (2743mm x 4572mm). The reinforced floor door supported a live slow moving wheel load of 17 Ton (US). As a result, the covers had to be operated via a hydraulic cylinder and an electrically driven power pack. The cover was finished in our SureGrip Non-Slip surface coating.

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