24" x 24" Fire-Rated Insulated Panel - Upward Opening

24" wide x 24" high

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24" x 24" FW-5050-UP Fire-Rated Insulated Panel - Upward Opening 

Building codes mandate fire-rated barriers to slow fire spread, but non-rated access doors in fire-rated ceilings create gaps. Failing to meet fire code requirements can lead to hefty fines, project delays, and potential lawsuits. The 24" x 24" FW-5050-UP Fire-Rated Insulated Panel - Upward Opening ensures compliance with fire safety regulations, safeguards workers and projects, and positively impacts clients.

The FW-5050-UP is a fire-rated access door designed for safe and easy installation in ceilings. It offers superior fire protection with a 3-hour rating for non-combustible ceilings and is approved by Warnock Hersey International. The door features an insulated panel, concealed hinge, self-closing and self-latching mechanisms, and an inside latch release for convenient access. It's easy to install and designed for upswing installation in ceilings, saving time on the job site.

Available in steel with a white baked enamel finish or stainless steel with a #4 satin polish.

Why Should You Use the 24" x 24" FW-5050-UP? 

  • Uncompromised Protection: The FW-5050-UP, with its 3-hour fire rating approved by Warnock Hersey International, ensures compliance with building codes and protects building occupants in case of a fire, providing peace of mind in project safety.
  • Reduced Risk and Cost Efficient: The FW-5050-UP fire door is a compliant option that prevents fines, project delays, and lawsuits, ensuring smooth project operations and potentially saving time and money in the long run.
  • Safety and Easy Access: The FW-5050-UP is a system that balances functionality with security, offering self-closing and self-latching mechanisms and an inside latch release for easy access to concealed ceiling spaces for maintenance or repairs.
  • Simplified Installation and Efficiency Gains: The FW-5050-UP is designed for upswing ceiling applications, ensuring faster installation times, reduced labor costs, and project timelines without complex modifications or time-consuming installations.
  • Professional Image and Client Satisfaction: Using a fire-rated access door demonstrates safety and building code compliance, fostering trust with clients and showing attention to detail, potentially resulting in positive word-of-mouth and repeat business.

Product Specifications 

  • Dimensions: 24" x 24" 
  • Fire Rating: 3 hours in non-combustible ceilings and 1 hour in combustible ceilings (approved by Warnock Hersey International)
  • Material: 16-gauge steel or stainless-steel door with 2-inch-thick fire-rated insulated panel, all framed by 16-gauge steel with 1-inch wide trim.
  • Hinge: Concealed with coil spring for dampening
  • Standard Latch: L-handle, operable from both sides
  • Self-Closing/Latching: Yes
  • Inside Latch Release: Yes
  • Finish: Choose between steel with a 5-stage iron phosphate preparation and white baked-on enamel primer or Type 304 stainless steel with a #4 satin polish.

Keep safety and efficiency in your next ceiling project. The FW-5050-UP fire-rated access door is the all-in-one solution you've been looking for. This user-friendly option boasts a 3-hour fire rating for superior protection, while its self-closing and self-latching features prioritize security. Easy upswing installation for ceilings saves you time on the job, and with two finish options, you can match the aesthetics of any project.

Choose the FW-5050-UP for unparalleled protection, effortless access, and a seamless installation—because safety and efficiency shouldn't be mutually exclusive in construction. Connect with us to request a quote, or call 1-800-483-0823. Our team of experts is ready to answer your questions. 

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