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Type 45 Steel Urbanfil® recessed cover and frame (AS 3996 Class B)



The Type 45 Steel Urbanfil® recessed cover and frame (AS 3996 Class B) is a steel access cover used for underground utilities. It’s designed to fit into a recessed opening in a paved or concrete surface and withstand traffic, preventing tripping hazards

  • A range of standard depth steel recessed cover & frame systems for use with tiles, concrete and epoxy floors.
    Tilemate is available in single part, 2 part, 3 part, trench run and multipart configurations up to class B80kN (AS 3996).
  • The range comprises square and rectangular infill access covers manufactured from hot dip galvanised steel. The steel base is fitted with reinforcing bars to provide flexural strength with concrete poured in situ.
  • Brass edging is an option for aesthetic applications.
  • Important note: To accommodate tiles, covers have an overall pan depth of 85mm (and 70mm at the frame edge). However as concrete is integral to the strength of the cover,  pavers need to be bedded with concrete to a minimum depth of 45mm.


Lid Dimension Weight
Refer to literature for details 14kg


  • All covers are designed to meet Australian Standard AS 3996 Class B loadings
  • 2mm thick steel frame and cover galvanised to AS 4680
  • All covers have a polyethylene gas and water seal
  • Seals odours
  • Concrete ties on all frames to ensure good seating in surrounding concrete
  • Four high tensile steel M16 locking bolts per cover, Barri bolts available for maximum security
  • Lifting boss conforms to AS 3996 and uses Australian Standard lifting keys
  • Steel reinforcing bars fixed to the base of all covers
  • Frame and cover profile allows covers to be removed with a sliding action from all 4 sides
  • Brass decorative edge option for superior aesthetics