EJ has a broad offering of access hatch products available in gray or ductile iron, aluminum and steel. Our hatches are designed to provide easy and secure access to below ground, and below floor installations.



Hatches: Traffic Rated

Strength and durability define our heavy duty line of hatches which are perfect for parking lots or in road applications where heavy weight bearing support is needed

Heavy Duty Load Rating
Secure solutions for high traffic applications

Proof load tested to over 80,000 lbs. Typically installed in high traffic areas, our cast iron square and rectangular access solutions provide a secure and easy access point to underground utility structures.

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airport rated access hatch

Built with Safety in Mind
Durable: Designed for rugged urban use

Ergonomic: lift assist reduces the lifting force to less than 50 pounds

Safety Bar: self-engaging safety bar protects the user from unintended closure

Safe Grate: SAFE HATCH® safety grate system reduces the risk of fall-through




Security & Sealing Options
Engineered & Designed

Infrastructure security is a concern for all governmental entities both large and small.
EJ offers different levels of infrastructure security. The end user has several options, including EON LOCK®, standard bolting, cams and keyed locks.


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gasketed access hatch

Gasket Options

Gaskets are optional to our products and come in a variety of materials. Gaskets provide a range of benefits including noise mitigation, odor control and the containment of hazardous fumes.




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MPIC® Multi-tool Pick Bar
Improved stability and increased leverage

The MPIC® multi-tool pick bar design eliminates surface water inflow and provides a solid point of contact for most removal tools used in the U.S. (hooks, pry bars, pick-axes, and lift assist mechanisms).



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Hatches: Airports & Ports

Ergonomic design, excessive load rated to over 200,000+ lbs and a full range of standard and custom products to support the rigorous conditions of port and airport infrastructure

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EJ offers a comprehensive line of airport & port products to cover any application or weight bearing requirement.

Our range of access solutions includes manhole and utility covers, trench and drainage grates, as well as traditional and irregular-shaped vault coverings.



Trench Grates
Airport and Port Approved

Military installations

Domestic airport and port installations

International airports and ports

Airport approved trench grates



Airport approved access hatch

Durable & Load Tested
Hatch Features

Proof load tested to 200,000+ pounds

Self-engaging safety bar locks the cover to prevent accidental closure

SAFE HATCH® safety grate (optional) offers fall-through protection

Ergonomic Strut - lift assist reduces force required to open hatch to less than 50 pounds




ERMATIC® Hatches
Modular access solution

Perfect for airports and port authority applications.

Water resistant

Security locking

Lift assist

Extended clear opening access solution utilizes locking modular covers with a removable I-beam support

ERMATIC Access Hatch



Safe and Secure

Our airport rated hinged hatch provides a secure and easy access point to underground utility structures

Engineer Approved

Specified in major airports & ports worldwide

Made in the USA

Designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA



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Hatches: Non-Traffic Rated

Offer unparalleled infrastructure access to off road applications such as parks, sidewalks, indoor floor hatches and areas of high pedestrian traffic

Easily access for visual inspection Safety grate prevents accidental fall-through

Access Your Infrastructure

Easy access for visual inspection

Safely Access Utilities

Safety grate prevents accidental fall-through

  


SAFE HATCH Safety Grate System

SAFE HATCH® Safety Grate System
The integrated safety grate prevents accidental fall-through

Our SAFE HATCH® safety grates cover an opening and provide fall-through protection in conformance with OSHA standard 1910.23




Real World Solutions
Designed for years of service

Quality Components

Custom Applications

State-of-the-art Manufacturing

Easily integrated with new or existing structures

Access Hatch with Safety Grate



Lift Assist
Pneumatic Lift Assist to easily open Aluminum and Stainless Steel Access Hatches

State-of-the-art CNC controlled precision quality

Consistent manufacturing ensures smooth operation

Durable: heavy duty stainless steel construction

Easy maintenance: trouble-free operation

Pneumatic Lift Assist for Access Hatch




Easy to Secure

Locking options for safety grate

Easily secure with many locking options. Safety grate can be locked with customer provided padlock

Easy to Prevent Accidental Falls

Visually inspect infrastructure safely

Visually inspect infrastructure without compromising safety

Easy to Access

Safety grates prevent hatch cover from being accidentally closed

When opened, safety grates prevent access hatch cover from being accidentally closed

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With knowledgeable product specialists and in-house design engineers, our staff is here to help make your next project a success

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Access to the broadest, most comprehensive access solutions catalog in the world

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Need immediate assistance? Call 800-626-4653