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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Internal Glass Balustrade project Bristol

Internal Glass Balustrade project Bristol

Internal Glass Balustrade Project Bristol Origin Architectural recently completed this internal glass balustrade project in Bristol, Avon. The townhouse was in Clifton with beautiful views over the Avon Gorge.  The customer wanted an internal glass balustrade to provide protection from a fall but they did not want a handrail as he wanted to ensure that

The Advantages Of Decking Glass Balustrade

The advantages of a Glass Balustrade for garden decking     A glass balustrade can offer an elegant and stylish design to any project whether it be for a decking or patio. Glass is a versatile material and one of its many benefits is that it complements other materials and architectural designs making it perfect
Modern Glass Balustrade in Yorkshire

Modern Glass Balustrade in Yorkshire

Modern Glass Balustrade in Yorkshire When we were approached by this customer with the vision for a glass balustrade in their gorgeous Yorkshire home we were delighted to help. Yorkshire is the biggest county in England and is often nicknamed ‘God’s own Country’, home to the Yorkshire Dales, the delicious Yorkshire puddings and believe it
Glass balustrade surrounding a Pond, in Sheffield

Glass balustrade surrounding a Pond, in Sheffield

Glass balustrade surrounding a Pond, in Sheffield We love something different so we were delighted to be involved with this project for a customer based in Sheffield to create a glass railing system to surround this pond. We worked closely with a Yorkshire based, Glass Balustrade fitter to work out which system would work best
Glass Balustrade Installation in Leeds

Glass Balustrade Installation in Leeds

Glass Balustrade Installation in Leeds In West Yorkshire the City of Leeds is home to 745,000 people, four universities, and several museums. It is the third largest city in the UK and one of the fastest growing but despite all this most importantly it is the home of Origin Architectural. Been a Leeds based company
Glass Balustrade on a barn conversion in Portsmouth

Glass Balustrade on a barn conversion in Portsmouth

Glass Balustrade on a barn conversion in Portsmouth When this residential customer approached us with their vision and ideas for this stunning barn conversion project in Fareham, near Portsmouth we were so excited to help. Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, 5 miles to Portsmouth which is known for

What height should a glass balustrade be?

What height should a Glass Balustrade be?   Glass Balustrades are a popular and stylish structure, they are often used to protect against a change in levels e.g. on a decking or balcony. When choosing your Glass Balustrade it is important to consider not just the design and the look but also the safety measures.

Glass Balustrade Project in Preston

Glass Balustrade Project in Preston

Glass Balustrade Project in Preston Whilst completing their home renovation project in Preston, this residential customer approached us with the idea of a glass balustrade for their balcony. Preston is a city in Lancashire, in the North West known for its quirky features such as the longest row of red phone boxes (who knew?)! It

How much does a glass balustrade cost?

How much does a glass balustrade cost?   Installing a Balustrade whether glass, wire or stainless steel is probably not as costly as you think. With prices starting from as little as £115 per meter and so many designs to choose from our team can help you find the Balustrade thats not the right price

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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