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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Glass Balustrade in Orpington Kent

Glass Balustrade in Orpington Kent

Glass Balustrade in Orpington Kent Origin Architectural recently completed this installation on a decking area for a garden in Orpington Kent.  The drop from the finished floor level to the ground was less than 600mm. To comply with building regulations the customer subsequently did not have to have a handrail. The customer was very keen
Glass Balustrade in Bury

Glass Balustrade in Bury

Glass Balustrade in Bury Balustrades are designed to protect persons falling from dangerous heights. When designing these balustrades for domestic and commercial locations it is important to bear in mind the imposed load requirements for the particular location of the balustrade, and the types of loads that are applied, all in accordance with BS6180:2011. A
Juliet Balcony in Worthing

Juliet Balcony in Worthing

Juliet Balcony in Worthing Origin Architectural supplied this amazing Juliet balcony for a customer in Worthing. Being close to the sea our customer wanted uninterrupted views across the coastline, for which we recommended our frameless Skyforce system. This system uses laminated glass so you do not have to have a handrail obstructing the views, instead
Glass Balustrade in Bingley

Glass Balustrade in Bingley

Glass Balustrade in Bingley Stainless steel is an excellent choice of metal for glass balustrades, it offers decent resistance to ruse and tarnishing as well as an eye-catching appearance that is both sleek and contemporary. However, despite its weather-resistant properties, stainless steel is not totally free from corrosion, particularly if it’s poorly maintained. A regular
Glass Balustrade in Poole

Glass Balustrade in Poole

Glass Balustrade in Poole At Origin, we recently supplied a glass balustrade in Poole.  As the customer was so close to the sea, we advised that he use mirror-polished 316-grade stainless steel. And here’s why… Stainless Steel does exactly what it says on the tin, it stains less! However, this doesn’t mean a little maintenance
Glass Balustrade in Chorley

Glass Balustrade in Chorley

Glass Balustrade in Chorley Origin Architectural recently completed the supply of this glass balustrade in Chorley. This customer wanted a balustrade to act as a barrier to prevent his granddaughter from falling from their raised patio. The customer also requested a lockable glass gate- something we were able to provide as a bespoke product. He installed
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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