This is our new design hinged glass floor unit with a more streamlined and contemporary handle system, giving a fuller view of the area beneath and doing away with the industrial style pull handles.
Bespoke, made to order hinged glass floor system to suit your floor openings. All our hinged walk on glass framework systems come with structural walk-on glass panel, fully sealed within a hinged gas-strut opening steel framework. The gas struts allow for assisted opening and safe slow closing.
These hinged floors are made to order, to suit your opening sizes. The sizes you enter should be the tight opening size of the floor recess. The frame will then lip over your opening on all sides and be self-supporting with installation tolerance built into the design, complete with screw holes around the perimeter to fix. All the hinged floor frames and glass that are made to order usually take 4-8 weeks to complete with economy and express options available. Can’t wait? See here for our stock sizes available now : Stock hinged floors
Width = Hinged Side
Height = Non Hinged Side
Once ordered a drawing will be provided based on your sizes to fully check prior to manufacture.
The product comprises :
- 25.5mm toughened and laminated structural glass panel
- 50mm backpainted black borders – Other colours available on request. When viewed through the glass, border colour can sometimes slightly vary in comparison to the steelwork (see pictures)
- Powdercoated black steel framework with hinged, gas-strut opening mechanism
- New streamlined lifting handle system
- Contact us for different colour steelwork if required.
Non slip treatment – invisible to the naked eye, this will make the glass anti-slip and last approximately 5 years.
Lockable – A discreet lock can be added for safety / security and supplied with a star key for access
Our hinged walk on glass trap door systems are commonly used as basement doors, wine cellars and storage display units.
The frames are not designed to be watertight and should only be used internally, in dry areas.
Should the express production service be chosen, we shall endevour to provide the goods as a priority and work overtime as required- In the event the timeframe is not met, such premium would be refunded. Our production lead times are from the date of drawing approval. More info here : DioMet Express
Please contact us for any bespoke variations required.
Our steel frameworks are fully certified to BS 1090-2 and the glass is designed to a concentrated load of 2.0kN and in accordance with BS EN 1991-1-1 2002.
These hinged floors are rated and structurally approved for domestic use – The thickness of glass required will occasionally vary depending on size, location, building use and structural support so if in doubt, please contact a structural glass engineer for confirmation. It is the customer’s responsibilty to ensure all goods purchased are suitable to satisfy their own building control requirements.