Custom Fabricated Solutions

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Custom designed utility vaults

EJ offers a variety of custom fabricated solutions for large utility and telecommunication vaults. We manufacture an extensive range of  solutions in a variety of materials—including galvanized steel, stainless steel, and aluminum—in our world class production facilities.

When the standard product doesn't quite fit your needs, contact your EJ Sales Representative for additional options and custom solutions. The video below shows some examples of custom hatches for specific applications.


  • Customizability
  • Ergonomics - optional lift assist 
  • ADA compliant
  • High quality materials and hardware
  • Automated welding and machining
  • Hand fabrication


  • Fully customizable based on product application
  • Pedestrian to unintended vehicular traffic rated
  • Up to 10' x 10'
  • Pneumatic lift assist
custom fabricated utility vault cover installed in sidewalk
  • Lift handles
  • Security locking: recessed padlock clip, exposed padlock clip, slam lock
  • SAFE HATCH® safety grates
  • Self-engaging safety bar
  • Safety chains
  • O-ring gaskets in frame
  • Cover Options: 
    • Solid aluminum covers with diamond plate
    • Steel grating
    • Sure grip non slip coating
    • Solid covers to accept concrete in-fill, pavers, or lightweight composite surfaces
    • Engraving on covers

Project Applications

  • Sewerage: inspection pits for sludge chambers, access shafts for large plants, etc.
  • Telecommunications: cable jointing chambers, etc.
  • Utility : gas mains/water mains
  • Electrical: lighting, signals, transformer pits, cable joint boxes, etc.
  • Decorative streetscapes

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Design a Custom Solution

Unsure where to start for your application? Contact us today and we'll be happy to walk you through our custom options.

Looking for a larger and heavier duty custom solution? Check out our range of ERMATIC® custom modular solutions

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