If you’re in the market for a roof hatch, make sure you have the BA-VM roof hatch installed in your buildings. The BA-VM roof hatch may also be installed on either a flat or slope roof. When installed on a slope, the hinge side must run parallel with the slope.

Thanks to its exceptional features and components, this innovative hatch is ideal for providing convenient access to your commercial roof. The cover is a brake-formed, hollow-metal design with 1” (25 mm) concealed fiberglass insulation, 3” (76 mm) beaded, overlapping flange, fully welded at corners, and internally reinforced for 40 psf (195 kg/m2) live load.


Material: 11 gauge (2.3 mm) aluminum cover and frame
Finish: Mill Finish
Gasket: Extruded EPDM rubber gasket permanently adhered to the cover
Hinge: Heavy-duty pintle hinges with ⅜” (9 mm) type 316 stainless steel hinge pins
Lock / Latch: Slam latch with interior, and exterior turn handles and padlock hasps
Lift Assistance: Compression spring operators enclosed in telescopic tubes. Automatic hold-open arm with grip handle release
Hardware: Type 316 Stainless steel hinges

We offer all standard sizes for your commercial, industrial, and residential project needs. Feel free to call us anytime at (800) 483-0823 if you need Best Access Doors to supply the BA-VM for your construction project.