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AX-S™ Recessed Cover

The AX-S™ Recessed cover range has developed a reputation in the construction industry for being high-quality, safe to use, value for money and secure when installed. Covers can be fitted with locking to enhance the security of the assets below.

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Features & Benefits

Meets EN124 Loading Requirements

Meets requirements of BS EN124: 1994 (B125) Meets relevant European and British standards and is kitemarked for compliance.

Meets Test Loads When Unfilled

Due to the testing specification stating that recessed covers must be tested unfilled, AX-S™ Recessed Covers can be filled with any material to suit the surrounding area.

Locking Options

Bolt-down locking mechanisms can be built into the cover, allowing for the covers to be locked securely. Locking keys can be adapted to suit the end user’s needs. This prevents access to the infrastructure network below.

Designed for Maximum Filled Weights

In line with industry specification, individual AX-S™ Recessed Covers will not weigh more than 78kg even when filled. This is to allow a single person to lift out the cover using the lift and slide design.

Manufactured from 6mm Steel

Access covers will not bow under the strain of filled materials, as with lighter-gauge covers.

Bespoke Sizes Available

Can be manufactured in a large size range, using cross-beams and cross-pieces to build multi-cover units.

Tapered Sides and Centralised Lifting Points

Cover leaves are tapered and possess lifting points in the centre, not the corner, of the cover. This allows one person to lift and slide the cover out.

Badged with Customer Information

Covers can be badged with information to allow for identification by operatives.

Shared Spaces

The approved solution for areas that feature slow moving traffic and where the demarcation between pedestrians and drivers is minimised.

Access Covers for shared spaces are also available to explore.



Rolled Steel

The frames and cross pieces are manufactured from rolled steel section in compliance with BS1449 and galvanised in compliance with BS EN ISO 1461 .


Available Sizes

Recessed covers are available in a range of standard sizes as well as available as bespoke covers. Cubis' Recessed range can be manufactured in a large size range, using cross-beams and cross-pieces to build multi-cover units with options in security and badging.


Load Rating

AX-S™ Recessed covers are suitable for installation in environments rated to B125 under EN124.

Suitable for footways, pedestrian areas and comparable areas, car parks or parking decks.


Options & Accessories

AX-S™ Recessed can be supplied with the following accessories: