18' x 18' Recessed Panel Without Flange

18' wide x 18' high

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18" x 18" Recessed Access Door without Flange

Designed with a 5/8" recess, BA-AHA 18" x 18" Recessed Access Door without Flange from Best Access Doors accepts ceramic tile, drywall, acoustical tiles, or other materials to match your walls or ceilings' surface (other recess sizes available). It offers several benefits in certain applications.

Advantages of Installing BA-AHA

Sleek and Flush Finish: Recessed access doors sit flush with the surrounding surface, creating a seamless and clean appearance. They blend in with the wall or ceiling, making them less noticeable and aesthetically pleasing.

Space-Saving: Because they are recessed into the wall or ceiling, these access doors do not protrude outward, saving valuable space in tight areas or rooms with limited space.

Concealment: Recessed doors are commonly used in applications where the access point needs to be hidden or discreet. Integrating the door into the surface makes it less conspicuous and less likely to draw attention.

Security: Recessed access doors can provide an added layer of security, as they are more challenging for unauthorized individuals to access or tamper with than traditional doors with visible flanges.

Versatility: They are available in various sizes and configurations to suit different needs, such as electrical or plumbing access, HVAC ducts, and maintenance access.

Easy Installation: Recessed access doors involve simple installation, especially during new construction or renovation projects. They often come with mounting brackets or fasteners to simplify the installation process.

Customization: Some recessed access doors can be customized to match the surrounding surface, such as using the same paint or finish, further enhancing the seamless integration.

Durability: High-quality recessed access doors are built to be durable and long-lasting, ensuring they can withstand the test of time and frequent usage.


  • Dimensions: 18" x 18"
  • Material: 16-gauge cold rolled steel
  • Hinge: Continuous piano hinge. Hinge location: Hinges must be on the second dimension (height).
  • Locking mechanism: Allen hex head cam latch. Requires a standard Allen key to open the access door. Optional: Key-operated cylinder cam latch
  • Flange: Without flange
  • Frame: 1 5/8 " in depth, made of cold rolled steel
  • Recess: 5/8" standard; optional ½” and ¾”
  • 1/2" to 3/4" (standard 2" frame)
  • 13/16" to 1 1/2" (special 3" frame)
  • Rough opening: Door sizes + ¼ " or + 6mm
  • Finish: High-quality white powder coat primer
  • Packaging: Individually wrapped, 1 door per box

LEED Certification

BA-AHA can contribute directly to a project's ability to achieve LEED certification:

LEED-NC New Construction & Major Renovations

LEED for Schools

LEED-CI Commercial Interiors

Did You Know?

Best Access Doors is the largest supplier of access products in the USA!

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Add BA-AHA 18" x 18" Recessed Access Door without Flangeto your order in your choice of convenient sizes. If you have a custom request, no problem! Let our product specialists know; they’ll get you on your way. Call us at 1-800-483-0823.

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