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Monthly Archives: January 2021

DIY Glass Staircase Balustrade Project in Swindon

DIY Glass Staircase Balustrade Project in Swindon

DIY Glass Staircase Balustrade Project in Swindon The installation of Glass Balustrading is often easier than people might think. We had a customer based in the historic market town of Faringdon, not far from Oxford and Swindon who felt the exact same way. This customer wanted to update their staircase and wanted something new and

How much is a Glass Balustrade per meter?

How much is a Glass Balustrade per meter? Are you looking to install a Glass Balustrade but concerned about the high cost? It might not be as expensive as you expect. Our Prices start from just £115 per meter and we have countless designs to choose from all at different prices. Each design can be

Glass Balustrade Installation in North Wales

Glass Balustrade Installation in North Wales

Glass Balustrade Installation in North Wales Origin recently worked with a customer to install a glass balustrade in a residential property in the seaside resort town of Colwyn Bay, just on the coast of North Wales overlooking the Irish Sea. The customer wanted a glass balustrade that would provide safety from a fall from their
Post and Rail Glass Balustrade in Llanelli, Wales

Post and Rail Glass Balustrade in Llanelli, Wales

Post and Rail Glass Balustrade in Llanelli, Wales This stunning post and rail glass ‘Viola’ system was supplied by Origin Architectural to a customer in the coastal town of Llanelli, in South Wales. When the customer approached us with their ideas we were delighted to help bring their plans to life, we worked with them
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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