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Monthly Archives: June 2021

Internal Glass Balustrade in Milton Keynes

Internal Glass Balustrade in Milton Keynes

Internal Glass Balustrade in Milton Keynes Origin Architectural recently completed this internal balustrade at a townhouse just outside Milton Keynes. There were a number of issues related to this installation that made it particularly challenging. Given that the balustrade was being secured to a landing,  it could only be accessed from one side. We subsequently
Glass Balustrade in Medway

Glass Balustrade in Medway

Glass Balustrade in Medway Origin Architectural recently supplied a glass balustrade in Medway, in Kent. Following the clients fantastic renovation of their development, they wanted to create an enclosed space on their balcony without disrupting the modern aesthetic. After speaking to our expert sales advisors, the client decided to proceed with the Cesario system, the
Glass Balustrade with glass gate in Manchester

Glass Balustrade with glass gate in Manchester

Glass Balustrade with glass gate in Manchester This Glass Balustrade was recently completed by one of our customers in Manchester! They wanted a glass balustrade with a gate to section off their patio. This customer installed their balustrade themselves as a DIY project in their garden. They followed our installation guide and completed their balustrade
What to know before buying a Glass Balustrade

What to know before buying a Glass Balustrade

What to know before buying a Glass Balustrade If you want to give your home or office a modern look, a glass balustrade is a perfect choice to line your stairs and fence your balconies. Besides, glass is easier to clean, and it won’t block the light from coming into your spaces. If you’ve set
Glass Balustrade in Haringey

Glass Balustrade in Haringey

Glass Balustrade in Haringey There has been a sudden emergence of the glass balustrade as homes attempt to capture a more modern look. The premise of this product is very basic, as the pane of glass is held in place by a handrail and support at the bottom of the balustrade. This is most useful
Swimming Pool Balustrade in Barnet, London

Swimming Pool Balustrade in Barnet, London

Swimming Pool Balustrade in Barnet, London Origin Recently fitted a frameless glass balustrade around a pool for a lovely family in Barnet. Traditional steel and timber fencing is slowly being overtaken by Frameless Glass installations around the poolside areas, by more aesthetically concerned homeowners. However, few people realise that apart from being much more visually
Juliet Balcony in Enfield, London

Juliet Balcony in Enfield, London

Juliet Balcony in Enfield, London This stunning Skyforce Juliet Balcony was installed in a newly renovated home in Enfield.  With the Skyforce system, there is no requirement for a handrail as it uses laminated glass. The system is fixed to the base creating a minimal visual intrusion. This installation can be done as a DIY
Glass Balustrade in Llandudno in North Wales

Glass Balustrade in Llandudno in North Wales

Glass Balustrade in Llandudno in North Wales We recently completed this glass balustrade in Llandudno in north Wales. The customer wanted the balustrade to be powder coated in matt black to match the bi-fold doors that were already installed at the premises. The balcony offered unrivalled views over the bay in Llandudno. There were a
Maintaining your Glass Balustrade

Maintaining your Glass Balustrade

Maintaining your Glass Balustrade A glass balustrade is a sequence of glass panels to either fence or separates an area. Glass balustrades are common building features because it offers clearer views, allows light to brighten the surrounding areas and offers a clean and modern look. Here at Origin Architectural, we offer a variety of Glass
Glass balustrading in Luton

Glass balustrading in Luton

Glass balustrading in Luton Glass balustrading is an extremely popular solution for a range of building applications, for many years now glass balustrading has been seen as the ‘go to’ solution for safe, secure and minimal screening. In particular, the use of glass balustrades on balcony areas has been prevalent because of the safety benefits
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PLEASE NOTE: Measurement is taken from outside of profile to outside of profile.

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