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  Automatic Smoke Vents
Optional Features
 

Curb Option - Built-in Louvers

Curb Option - Built-in Louvers


Bilco roof products can be supplied with louvers built into their curb. Louvers provide continuous building ventilation and are equipped with a standard insect screen. In some areas, louvers are required in vents over elevator shafts to meet elevator-shaft code requirements.

    

 
Curb Option - Curb Liner

Curb Option - Curb Liner


Metal insulation liner of the same material as the curb and capflashing. Ideal for applications where aggressive adhesives or torch applied weather proofing systems are being used.

    

 
Curb Option - Fully Enclosed

Curb Option - Fully Enclosed


Insulation liner of the same material as the curb, which replaces the capflashing. Used with hot applied roofing systems or where the hatch is welded directly to the roofing panel.

    

 
Curb Option - Fully Enclosed with Apron

Curb Option - Fully Enclosed with Apron


Curb design allows the hatch top be easily installed on top of existing concrete, wood, or metal curbs. Ideal for situations where the roofing material is applied prior to the hatch or vent arriving on-site.

    

 
Curb Option - Modification for Metal Roofs

Curb Option - Modification for Metal Roofs


Base flanges of all Bilco roof hatches and smoke vents can be fabricated with built-in configurations for most brands of metal building roof panels. This option offers simplified installation, and includes a built-in self-drainage feature that eliminates water accumulation on the up-slope side.

    

 
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Download Center


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Electric Activation

Electric Activation


Automatic smoke vents can be supplied with an electric Thermolatch® to allow the vents to be operated by a smoke detector or fire alarm control panel. In addition to electric activation, these vents feature fusible link activation and provisions for manual operation. Electric latches can be supplied for 115 VAC, 24 VAC, 220 VAC, and 24V DC power requirements.

    

 
Option - Explosion Release

Option - Explosion Release


Bilco Type SV and Type DSH automatic smoke vents can be equipped to operate as explosion vents or as combination fire/explosion vents. Explosion vents are designed to limit structural damage to a building in the event of an explosion by releasing internal pressure. Explosion release mechanism (shown) is preset and factory-tested to release at between 25-30 pounds per square foot (122-146 kg/m2) of pressure on the underside of the covers. (Lumivents and Type ACDSH models are not available with explosion relief latches)

    

 
Option - Manual Winch Operation

Option - Manual Winch Operation


Roof hatches and automatic smoke vents can be supplied with manual winch operation to open and close covers remotely. Winch operation provides a convenient means of ventilating work areas in manufacturing facilities and is a less expensive alternative to electric motor operation. Product is supplied with manual winch and wall mounting bracket (cable and additional pulleys can be supplied at additional cost).

    

 
Option - Motor Operation

Option - Motor Operation


All Bilco commercial products can be supplied with electric motor operation to open and close covers with the push of a button. Motor operation provides a convenient means of ventilating work areas in manufacturing facilities. Product is supplied with built-in motor operator, push button control station (shown) and wiring diagram.

    

 
Option - Special Finishes

Option - Special Finishes


New! Bilco products are now available with a factory applied powder coat paint finish. Click details for more information on this finish and for a list of other custom finish options available.

    

 
Option - Type 316 Stainless Steel Hardware

Option - Type 316 Stainless Steel Hardware


For installation in highly corrosive environments or when prolonged exposure to hot water or steam is anticipated, all Bilco products are available with Type 316 stainless steel hardware throughout (standard on type J-AL floor doors). Included are all parts of the latch and lifting mechanism assemblies; hold-open and guide arm and guides; and all brackets, hinges, pins and fasteners.