Introducing The OPW Matador Composite Cover

OPW Matador Composite CoverA polyethylene skirt with flare prevents corrosion and rust

OPW has introduced a new manhole into the game that boasts a composite cover along with a special structural fiberglass reinforcement matrix and flared, polyethylene skirt.


The Matador is available in 37 (37.5) and 42 inch sizes, offering a plain and cam-lock version of each size and was recently highlighted on Convenience Store News.

You will find all four variations of the Matador currently offered by OPW listed in the John W. Kennedy web store with web store pricing and links to the product page and supporting documentation on the OPW web site.


  • Slip-resistant tread pattern
  • Water resistant
  • Easy removal and replacement
  • Stainless steel recessed handle
  • Exceptional deflection performance
  • Long-life performance – comparable to heavier competitor models in cycle tests
  • Special structural fiberglass reinforcement matrix
  • Two mounting options
  • Roto-Lock Option – for providing a secure locking mechanism without the need to locate threaded bolt holes on the mounting ring. The Roto-Lock offers quick and easy access while maintaining a secure sump application.
  • Painted steel frame
  • Polyethylene skirt with flair
  • H20 Rating – Exceeds Highway Specification – 20 (H20) Rating.
  • Flared skirt allows equivalent water percolation to 39” and 44” covers


  • Cover: Fiberglass
  • Ring: Painted steel
  • Skirt: Polyethylene
  • Recessed Handle: Stainless steel
  • Roto-lock: Ductile iron

To learn more or to place an order for the Matador, visit us online or call us at 1.800.451.4021!


The John W. Kennedy Company appreciates your business and continued support!