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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Carlisle

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Carlisle

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Carlisle We recently supplied a beautiful frameless glass balustrade to a customer in Carlisle and they are thrilled with the results.  The customer had recently converted their garage into a summer house, they have a large window with great views of their garden and neighbouring fields. Outside of the window
Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Cambridge

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Cambridge

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Cambridge In addition to supplying residential properties Origin Architectural work on projects with commercial properties and businesses. We recently worked on a frameless glass balustrade project in Cambridge. The balustrade system was for a pub in Needingworth, a small village a short drive from Cambridge.   After having a large

Guest Blog by Superior Glass

Transform The Exterior Of Your Home Transforming the outside of your home will make a huge difference to the look and feel of the property. It depends how much you would like to change your house, at the simple end there is a lick of new paint and at the other more costly end you
Glass Windbreak in Bolton

Glass Windbreak in Bolton

Glass Windbreak in Bolton Bolton, the largest town in Britain located in the North West of England is home to about 260,000 people, one of which our next case study is about.  When this customer approached us wanting a glass windbreak in their garden we were delighted to help. The customer wanted a glass panels
Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Bournemouth

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Bournemouth

Frameless Glass Balustrade project in Bournemouth Origin Architectural worked on this Glass Balustrade project located in Bournemouth, Dorset. The customer was looking for some kind of barrier to block any winds disrupting the patio area, and after discussing various styles the customer chose to move forward with a frameless glass balustrade. There are many benefits
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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