AX-S™ Composite covers offer a lightweight cover with no reduction in loading performance. A wide range of sizes can be manufactured utilising multi-cover frames and there are options for bespoke customer badging.
Covers can also be fitted with locking features to enhance the security of the assets below.
AX-S™ Composite covers are tested to meet the loading requirements of A15, B125 and C250 under EN124.
AX-S™ Composite covers meet the vertical load classes of A15, B125 and C250 set by EN124.
A15: Suitable for: pedestrians only areas
B125: Suitable for: footways, pedestrian areas and comparable areas, car parks or parking decks.
C250: Suitable for: kerbside channels
The frames, covers and cross pieces are manufactured from rolled steel section in compliance with BS1449 and galvanised in compliance with BS EN ISO 1461 .
Covers are manufactured from Glass Reinforced Polyester Resin (GRP).
'A' rated covers are manufactured from BMC (Bulk Moulding Compound). 'B' and 'C' rated covers are manufactured from SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound).
AX-S™ Composite covers can be supplied with the following accessories.
Bespoke customer details can be included in the badge for identification and awareness. This is subject to volume.
Composite access covers can be supplied with a number of frame options, including:
For more information, please consult the cover frames page.
Access covers can be fitted with bolt-down locking. Standard keys are available in flat head, penta head, offset circle and snake eye.
Information on sizing
Access chambers are always referred to by their ‘clear opening’ (internal dimensions).
Access covers are always referred to by their clear opening and sometimes by their frame depth or type.
The access cover clear opening should be greater or equal to the clear opening of the access chamber to ensure it will be supported when installed.
Download our product size guide for more information on available sizes.