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1000 Series non-fire rated steel access panel for walls and ceilings
PRIMA 1000 Series Access Panels

The PRIMA 1000 SERIES NON FIRE RATED (NFR), lockable steel access panel provides simple, economic access in jointless plaster / plasterboard wall / partitions and suspended ceilings, where permanent, discreet access to concealed mechanical and electrical services is required.

Entry level access panels suitable for vertical use. Frame edge options to suit application. Plasterboard and Metal door options available.


Features / Benefits


The metal frame holds a flush metal or plasterboard faced door through a simple concealed pivot hinge device. The door is held closed with a concealed budget lock (BL) which opens towards the user.

  • Lightweight, flush metal door with aesthetic finish
  • Doors are removable if damage occurs or during installation
  • Panels are supplied with simulated dry wall beaded frames (BF) and decorated on site to match the colour and texture of adjacent finish
  • Concealed budget lock with a white, round bung
  • A constant 2mm gap is maintained between the door and frame by the ‘dome location’ system.
  • Single door (SD) or double dor (DD) configurations
  • Fully recyclable at end of life

A range of stock sizes (see below) are available for next day delivery or access panels are made to order.


1.2mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel incorporating a dry wall edge bead profile (BF), Picture frame (PF) or Dutch Fold (DF) to suit finishing requirements.

Manufactured (UK factory) to specified overall frame size.

Powder coat finished in white primer.


Options include;

  • Beaded frame (BF)
  • Picture frame (PF)
  • Dutch Fold (DF)



0.9mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel flush faced tray.

Powder coat finished in white primer.


1.2mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel frame enclosing 9.5mm standard plasterboard infill.

Door frame powder coat finished in etched white primer.


Available with;

  • Concealed budget lock (BL)
  • Push catch (PC)
  • Security Lock (SL)


The 1000-NFR Access Panels are not fire rated. For fire rated products, please see PRIMA 1000 SERIES - FIRE RATED » (up to 2hr fire rating).


The PRIMA 1000 Series non-fire rated wall and ceiling access panels have a standard acoustic rating of 23dB. Profab Access can offer customers an acoustic upgrade option on this product to achieve an acoustic rating of 30dB.
Find out more - Acoustic upgrades »


Measurements shown X x Y;

200 x 200mm - 1.25kg
300 x 300mm - 2.30kg
300 x 600mm - 3.55kg
450 x 450mm - 4kg
550 x 550mm - 5.75kg
600 x 600mm - 6kg
600 x 900mm - 8.75kg
900 x 900mm - 9.6kg
600 x 1200mm - 10.5kg


Frame width (min) = 150 mm
Frame height (min) = 150 mm

Frame height (max) = 1200 mm (single door)

Frame width (max) = 1200mm
Frame height (max) = 1200mm (double door)

Other sizes and door configurations are available - please contact Profab Access technical support for more information on 01827 719051 or email 


All doors hinge along dimension Y

Performance Standards PRIMA 1000 SERIES - NON FIRE RATED

Fire Rating Non fire rated product. Steel frame, door and structural components are non combustible.
BS EN 12207:2016 or BS EN 1026:2016 Windows and doors. Air permeability classification
BS EN ISO 140-3:1995 & BS EN ISO 717-1:1997 Acoustic Testing

Guide Specification PRIMA 1000 SERIES - NON FIRE RATED

SUITABILITYSuitable for vertical or horizontal use for install prior to plastering. Supplied primed and ready to take a painted finish.
MATERIALFrame 1.2mm / Door 0.9mm thick electro-galvanised mild steel.
DOOR CONFIGURATIONSingle and double door, please contact our Technical team.
FRAME EDGEBeaded frame (BF), Picture frame (PF) or Dutch fold (DF) options.
FRAME DEPTHOverall depth - Metal door - 34mm. Plasterboard door - 55mm
FINISHWhite powder coated frame and door to RAL 9010M (Matt finish)
LOCKBudget lock (BL) / Concealed push catch (PC) / Security key lock (SL)
CLEAR OPENINGClear available access once installed, with door in the open position is, for metal door - (X-60) x (Y-45) and for plasterboard door - (X-40) x (Y-40).
STRUCTURAL OPENINGX and Y dimensions are outside frame sizes. Structural Opening requirement for installation is (X+5) x (Y+5).
NotesFor technical assistance, please contact our Technical Department on +44 (0)1827 719051.

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Sales: 01827 719050 / Technical: 01827 719051