1000 Series 2018-07-24T12:30:09+00:00



The PROFAB 1000 series range of steel lockable access panels provides access into jointless plaster / plasterboard wall / partitions and suspended ceilings, where access to mechanical and electrical services is required.

The 1.2mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel frame holds a flush 1.2mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel flush faced door (MD) through a simple concealed pivot hinge device. The door is held closed with a concealed lock and opens towards the user. Doors are removable if damage occurs or during installation. Panels are powder coat finished all over, a constant 2mm gap is maintained between the door and frame.

Frame: 1.2mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel, incorporating a simulated dry wall edge bead profile (BF). Factory welded to specified size and finished white powder coated primer.

1.2mm thick, electro-galvanised mild steel flush faced tray finished white powder coated primer.

Concealed budget lock on the rear of the door, operated from the front face with an 8mm square drive key (included). A white, round removable cap on the door face conceals the keyhole.

All as above option but finished all-over in white powder coated matt RAL 9010.


Dim X Dim Y
200mm 200mm
300mm 300mm
300mm 600mm
450mm 450mm
550mm 550mm
600mm 600mm
600mm 900mm
600mm 1200mm
All dimensions in millimetres.
All doors hinge along dimension Y.
All panels are single door.
1000FR series panels are available in sizes from 200mm x 200mm to a maximum of 600mm x 1200mm.

1. X and Y dimensions are outside rear frame.
2. Overall frame depth is 45mm (Add a further 7mm at localised Budget lock position).
3. Structural opening required for installation is (X+5) x (Y+5).
4. Clear available access when installed, with door in the open position is (X-70) x (Y-50).


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APPLICATIONS & USES All standard panels are for internal use and only in areas of normal humidity. Factory supplied standard finish white matt powder coated, other colours & finishes are available upon request.

1000/BF/BL is suitable for vertical or horizontal use where the panel is being installed prior to any tape and jointing or skim-coat plastering.

1000/PF/BL is suitable for vertical or horizontal use where teh panel is being installed after all finishing work has been completed.

SPECIFICATIONS EXAMPLE: Access panel type 1000/BF/BL. Size 600 x 600mm single door unit supplied by Profab Access Ltd.

OTHER OPTIONS The 1000 series is an entry-level access panel designed to provide a simple, economic means of accessing building services, so only limited modified cations are available with this product. However, PROFAB’S manufacturing flexibility provides for alternative sizes, locks and paint colours. Discussions with PROFAB should take place at the earliest opportunity if specification changes are being considered.

INSTALLATION Apertures formed in dry lined walls and ceilings should be suitably formed and adequately supported to take the additional weight and operating forces exerted during operation. Typical fixing details are shown on this data sheet.

OPERATION The panel is fitted with a concealed budget lock, operated with a supplied square drive key through a round keyhole in the door face following removal of the white plastic cap (Additional keys and caps are available from PROFAB).

SUPPLY Available through a network of distributors.

TECHNICAL SERVICES ADVISORY If there is any doubt about the information given in this data sheet or the intended product usage, then PROFAB should be consulted. We are only too pleased to advise on the use of our products. Technical representation is available at all stages of a project. In-house manufacturing enables us to offer full flexibility in product design for projects that need to meet specific design criteria.

QUALITY & DEVELOPMENT PROFAB access panels are manufactured under strictly controlled quality systems and so we reserve the right to amend any of our published information and specifications deemed necessary as a part of our continuous product development and improvement policy, without prior notice.

Performance (NFR/1FR/2FR) 0/60/120 minutes fire rated. BS EN 1634-1: 2000 30dB acoustic shielded. BS EN ISO 140-3: 1995, BS 2750: Part 3: 1995 Airtight to Part L. BS EN 12207: 2000 & BS EN 1026:2000 CNC manufactered to ISO 9001:2009.



This product can contribute to your projects overall BREEAM score based on its recycled material, recyclability and performance.
All Access panels are manufacture in accordance with ISO 9001 quality standard with the option for compliance to the following standards,

BS EN 1634-1:2014 – Fire resistance and smoke control tests for door and shutter assemblies, openable windows and elements of building hardware. (Equivalent to BS 476-22)

BS 476-31.1 or EN 1634-3 - Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for measuring smoke penetration through doorset’s and shutter assemblies. Method of measurement under ambient temperature conditions
BS 9999:2017 - Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings. Code of practice (Smoke control)
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

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