Extra Heavy Duty (Class E – G) Access Covers


For Commercial and Industrial applications, including Docks, Aircraft pavements and areas subject to very high wheel loading, Extra heavy duty access covers may be required.

Australian Standard AS3996 – 2006 has three class rating groups for Extra Heavy Duty access covers:

Class E:     13700 kg Nominal Wheel Loading
40000 kg Maximum Loading

Class F:     20000 kg Nominal Wheel Loading

60000 kg Maximum Loading

Class G:     30000 kg Nominal Wheel Loading

90000 kg Maximum Loading


All Extra heavy duty access covers supplied by R&S Grating are rated up to Class G.  This is achieved through innovative design, utilising a cellular frame, and the use of Ductile Iron to achieve the high strength necessaryfor Extra heavy duty access covers.