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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Glass Balustrade project in Salford, Manchester

Glass Balustrade project in Salford, Manchester

Glass Balustrade project in Salford, Manchester Home to nature reserves and parklands Salford is located in Greater Manchester and is home to about a quarter of a million people. So when one of these residents contacted us to design a glass balustrade for his decking we were thrilled to help. The customer wanted to install
Juliet Balcony in Weston-Super Mare

Juliet Balcony in Weston-Super Mare

Juliet Balcony in Somerset (Weston-Super Mare) Weston-Super Mare is a seaside town in Somerset, just a short trip from Bristol, being so close to the sea, its no surprise this customer wanted an uninterrupted view across the coastline. For this reason, we recommended our Frameless Skyforce Juliet Balcony. This design is one of the best

How is a glass balustrade measured?

How is a glass balustrade measured? At Origin Architectural, we are often asked ‘How is a glass balustrade measured?’ Well, we are here to help both online and over the phone, so you can call us with any questions you may have. If you are just looking for some information on how to measure for

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Skyforce Top Mount according Test BS 6180 (0,74 kN/m)Tested to Aluminium
GLASS WIDTH UP TO GLASS THICKNESS (tempered glass) GLASS HEIGHT
1000mm 12.76mm 300mm – 1100mm
1700mm 16.76mm 300mm – 1100mm
3000mm 21.52mm 500mm – 1100mm
(According test BS 6180) Tested on the basis that the minimum thickness of the aluminium frame is 1.4mm.   FIXING TO PVC FRAME SkyForce Top Mount Tested to Plastic According to the German Standard ETB Directive
GLASS WIDTH UP TO GLASS THICKNESS (tempered glass) GLASS HEIGHT
1600mm 12.76mm 700mm-1200mm
2100mm 16.76mm (17.52) 900mm-1200mm
2600mm 21.52mm 800mm-1100mm
Tested on the basis that the metal insert in the frame is a minimum of 1.5mm in thickness. I attach a copy of the test report which is in German but which I think we can include anyway.   FIXING TO STEEL OR CONCRETE Skyforce is fully tested at a height of 1.1m up to a width of 3m when fixed to steel or concrete.
Glass H = Glass Height L = Glass Length Working Line Load
6.62 min. 300mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
6.62 min. 500mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
8.84 min. 300mm < 500mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
8.84 min. 500mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
8.84 min. 600mm - max. 1100mm max. 1700mm 1.5 kN/m
8.84 min. 300mm < 600mm max. 1700mm 0.74 kN/m
10.10.4 min. 300mm < 500mm max. 500mm 3.0 kN/m
10.10.4 min. 500mm - max. 1100mm max. 1100mm 3.0 kN/m
10.10.4 1100mm max. 3000mm 0.74 kN/m
10.10.4 min. 300mm < 1100mm max. 3000mm 0.36 kN/m
FIXED TO TIMBER OR STONE/BRICKWORK   No test data available.   For more comprehensive test data, click here