The retractable Zip ladder provides the simple solution to ceiling and loft access. Incorporating deep and wide anti-slip treads, a counterbalance spring ensures that the stairway can be operated with a minimum of effort. Mounted on a headboard for easy installation. Maximum loading 200kg/tread or 500kg/m2 of the overall structure. Surespan Zip ladders are tested and certified to EN14975.
Note: Min aperture size allows clearance for a Jakdor ceiling panel and the telescopic handrail.
Customer to ensure the aperture size is large enough for their requirements.
|Model||Ceiling Height||Mean Aperture|
Width x Length
|DIM X* (mm)||No. of|
|* Floor space - please refer to the drawing|
|ZIP 4||Up to 2500mm||650 x 900||1210-1310||9||28kg|
|ZIP 5||2501 to 2790mm||650 x 900||1310-1410||10||30kg|
|ZIP 6||2791 to 3090mm||650 x 900||1410-1510||11||32kg|
|ZIP 7||3091 to 3390mm||650 x 950||1510-1610||12||34kg|
SL ladder within the ceiling aperture.
Can be provided to fit on both sides of the zip ladder.
Three sided guard rail around aperture.
Minimum Dimensions for ZIP 4 - 7 Ladders (Both sizes not including telescopic handrail).
740mm Jakdor with floor hatch
740mm with Jakdor drop down ceiling door
640mm without Jakdor drop down ceiling door
When wall mounted rungs are required, a vertical fixed grabrail either side of the rungs can be offered to assist with vertical climbing.
ZIP ladders are manufactured to fit an extended skirt liner. The extended skirt liner can be used on any type of roof and can be provided as a completely assembled unit. This unit comprises of an SRH roof hatch, extended skirt liner, wall mounted rung, vertical fixed ladder and a ZIP retractable ladder.
For metal deck roof applications, the extended skirt liner gives an attractive look to unsightly metal edging. In general circumstances, it gives a lining to the inside of the aperture.
The JAKDOR ceiling access door is to be fitted once the unit has been fully installed.
The extended skirt liner can be manufactured to your exact requirements. No shape or size has its restrictions.
Metal Deck Roof Applications
ZIP ladders are boxed ready for shipping. Size 750 750 (Length) x 600 (Width) x 570 (Height).