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The Personnel Roof Hatch is improved to offer superior weather resistance in an easy to order stock roof hatch. The industry’s leading roof hatch is customizable, sized for OSHA compliant safety railings and available in a variety of materials and finishes.


  • Miami-Dade & Florida Approved up to 20ft2
  • Safety Railing Ready
  • Superior Powder-Coat Finish
  • Easy Gas Spring Operation

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Model RHU
Material Aluminum, 11 gauge
Steel, 14 gauge galvanneal
Finish Mill
Red Oxide or High Reflectance White Powder Coat
Cover Formed metal cover with liner internally stiffened to withstand a live load of 40psf with a max deflection of 1/150 the span
Curb Single wall curb with railing ready EZ tab counterflash and mounting flange
Insulation 1 inch polystyrene in cover, 1 inch polyiso around curb; R-6
Gasket Extruded EPDM adhesive backed gasket seal, continuous around curb and cover to assure a continuous seal
Hold Open Arm Zinc plated steel automatic hold open arm locks cover in open position.
Latch Zinc plated steel latch with exterior and interior turn handle and padlock hasp; tested to 140psf wind uplift
Warranty Five (5) years
Certification Florida Product Approval, Miami-Dade County Approved NOA# 21-1201.02, Expiration Date May 25, 2027
Spring Gas spring with damper for smooth, controlled lift assistance
Hinge Heavy-duty pintle hinge with stainless steel hinge pin.
Pull Handle Interior safety pull down handle, yellow powder coat


Parts and Maintenance
Installing Rivnuts
Parts and Maintenance


Installing Rivnuts


NYSTROM warrants all Roof Hatches to be free from manufacturing defects in materials, factory finishes, and workmanship for a period of five (5) years from the date of shipment.

Should a product fail to function in normal use within this period, Nystrom shall furnish a replacement or new part at Nystrom’s discretion. Failure to use product in methods consistent with Nystrom product manuals shall relieve Nystrom of any liability. Our liability under this warranty excludes installation or removal costs involved in the product replacement and excludes any responsibility for incidental or consequential damage of any nature.

For information on a warranty claim, please visit our Warranty Support section or call 800 547-2635.

Warranty Support

Description Shop Drawing Installation Warranty
Aluminum PDF PDF PDF
Aluminum 2-PT PDF PDF PDF
Galvanized Steel PDF PDF PDF
Galvanized Steel 2-PT PDF PDF PDF

PDF Product Change Notice - 02/04/2022

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