How do you open a roof hatch?
Use caution at all times, especially when hatch cover is open. Opening from below: Turn slam latch handle and, with one hand, raise cover to full open position while maintaining three points of contact with the ladder.
How do you open a Bilco roof hatch?
Opening from below:
Turn latch handle and, with one hand, raise cover to full open position (full open position is reached when the cover will not travel any further in either direction).
What is roof hatch?
BILCO roof hatches provide safe and convenient access to roof areas by means of an interior ladder, ship stair or service stair. A variety of special sizes are also available to provide an accessible way to install or remove large pieces of equipment from a building.
How do you measure a roof hatch?
Roof hatch size is defined by measuring its inside frame opening, and the roof opening should be roughly the same as the hatch size. Some industry-standard sizes follow: 36 by 30 inches for ladder access. 30 by 54 inches for ship- or steep-stair access.
How much does a roof hatch weigh?
Overall hatch weight is about 150 lbs.