18" x 18" 2 Hour Fire-Rated Recessed Flange Access Panel for Walls & Ceilings

18" x 18"

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BA-FD2RF 2-Hour Fire-Rated Recessed Flange Access Panel for Walls and Ceilings  

Reduce your installation times without sacrificing style or quality with the addition of BA-FD2RF 18" x 18" - 2-Hour Fire-Rated Recessed Flange Access Panel for Walls and Ceilings by Best Access Doors!   

This model comprises a rugged steel frame and door with 1 ½" high-temperature insulation material lining for a 2-hour fire resistance rating. As per NFPA 80, BA-FD2RF features an automatically closing panel door and a locking mechanism that holds the door in a fixed position at 90 degrees.  

Need a High-Quality Access Door?   

Streamlined Installations, Reduced Costs: BA-FD2RF's recessed flanges make installation easier and faster.  

2-Hour Fire-Rating: BA-FD2RF has 1 ½" thick high-temperature insulation and 22–gauge steel liner, factory inspected by Warnock Hersey.       

Well-Hinged: The model's continuous piano hinge allows an opening radius of up to approximately 90 degrees for greater access.    

Self-Closing, Self-Latching: BA-FD2RF is NFPA 80 compliant, with a gravity-assisted, self-closing, and self-latching mechanism for reliable opens and consistent closes.    

Galvanized Steel Construction: BA-FD2RF is made entirely of durable zinc-coated galvanized steel for greater corrosion resistance and less maintenance required.     

BA-FD2RF integrates seamlessly into your walls and ceilings with a low-profile installation in your surface material of choice.   

BA-FD2RF utilizes recessed, concealed flanges for a polished and professional finished product. Recessed flanges also promote flush installation, minimizing the amount of airflow between the door and frame.  

Standard models are equipped with flush 1/8" Allen key with alternatives such as a: 

  • Knurled (turn) knob    
  • 1 1/8" Mortise lock and cylinder    
  • Non-locking handle     


  • Wall or Ceiling: Suitable for models from 12” x 12” up to and including, 36” x 36”  
  • Wall Only: Suitable for models from 36” x 36” up to and including, 48” x 60"


  • Dimensions: 18" x 18”    
  • Frame: 16-gauge galvannealed steel, with 2 7/8" depth  
  • Door: 18-gauge with 22-gauge steel liner  
  • Hinge: Concealed continuous rod hinge  

Note: models over 48" equipped with continuous piano hinge  

  • Lock and Latch: 1/4" flush Allen key with a self-latching mechanism    
  • Material: Satin-finished galvannealed steel with rust-inhibitive white powder coat finish     

Note: Air-tight gasketing is optional and available at an additional cost  

Fortify your structures with the addition of the BA-FD2RF 18" x 18" - 2-Hour Fire-Rated Recessed Flange Access Panel for Walls and Ceilings by Best Access Doors.  

Your Wish is Our Command!   

At Best Access Doors, only the best will do. Our catalog is filled with the highest-quality access doors, floor hatches, smoke vents, and more!  

Connect with our knowledgeable team of experts to handle custom size requests, alternate locks and latches, or any general questions! Call us at (800)-483-0823.   


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