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Glass Balustrade in Lisburn

Glass Balustrade in Lisburn

Glass Balustrade in Lisburn If you hadn’t considered glass balustrades before, it’s worth considering them as part of your next home improvement project. Glass balustrades suit all types of homes and boast a number of excellent advantages over the alternatives. Read on to find out how. Versatile Unlike alternative materials like metal, frameless glass balustrades
Frameless Glass Balustrade in Barry

Frameless Glass Balustrade in Barry

Frameless Glass Balustrade in Barry We all see on programmes such as Grand Designs, glossy magazines, glass expanses etc, beautiful glass balustrades, some with handrails and some without. There is a lot of confusion regarding the requirements for a handrail on glass balustrades and glass railings. So what exactly are the legal requirements? The Origin
Othello Juliet Balcony in Wrexham

Othello Juliet Balcony in Wrexham

Othello Juliet Balcony in Wrexham Juliet balconies, also known as ‘balconettes’ or ‘French balconies’, get their name from the famous balcony scene in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Simply put, a Juliet balcony consists of a balustrade fixed to the external façade of a building to allow rooms on the first or higher floors to have
Internal Glass Balustrade in Leeds

Internal Glass Balustrade in Leeds

Internal Glass Balustrade in Leeds A simple way to renovate your hallway this spring is by installing the popular Quality fit range of glass balustrade. Not only is it simple to install for those competent in DIY, but the glass panels will give your room a brighter, renewed sense of space. Forget traditional wooden spindles
Cesario Balustrade in Bury St Edmunds

Cesario Balustrade in Bury St Edmunds

Cesario Balustrade in Bury St Edmunds Origin Architectural recently supplied this beautiful Cesario balustrade for a customer in Bury St Edmunds. Bury St Edmunds is a historic market, cathedral town and civil parish in Suffolk, England. A Glass Balustrade is an extremely modern and popular solution for plenty of applications. For many years now glass balustrading
Wire Balustrade in Keswick

Wire Balustrade in Keswick

Wire Balustrade in Keswick Origin Architectural recently completed the supply of this wire rope system for a customer in Keswick. Wire rope balustrades have a minimal, simple design with a secure and effective railing. Our stainless-steel wire rope systems can be used domestically or commercially. What are stainless steel wire balustrades used for? Stainless steel
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
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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