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Category Archives: Glass balustrade

Juliet balcony in Kidderminster

Juliet balcony in Kidderminster

Juliet Balcony in Kidderminster Origin recently completed this installation of a Skyforce Juliet balcony in Kidderminster. Once again Origin set innovative trends with the Skyforce fall protection for Juliet balconies. Skyforce was (and we think still is!) the first practically invisible system application. What is even better is that is the best and most cost

Juliet Balconies at Origin Architectural.

Juliet Balconies at Origin Architectural.

Juliet Balconies at Origin Architectural Recently at Origin Architectural we had the pleasure of helping a gentleman from Yeovil, who was looking for his perfect Juliet balcony.  He had double doors installed a few years ago and never had a Juliet balcony, but now with the addition of a new dog, he needed some protection

Glass Balustrade for Staircases

Glass Balustrade for Staircases

Glass Balustrade for Staircases With spring just around the corner, this stunning modern new build in Gretna certainly sprung into life last week. A focal point inside the property, and one of the first sights you will see as soon as you walk through the front door, the oak and glass accompaniment continues with the

Glass Balustrade in Burton

Glass Balustrade in Burton

Glass Balustrade in Burton Origin Architectural recently supplied this Cesario glass balustrade to a customer in Burton. Glass balustrades not only add value to your home but are visually appealing and create the illusion of additional space. However, these benefits can quickly be lost if your glass balustrades aren’t well maintained. So what do you

Glass Balustrade in St Andrews

Glass Balustrade in St Andrews

Glass Balustrade in St Andrews Origin Architectural recently helped a customer from St Andrews.  They have a lovely patio where they can enjoy the sun. However, they were looking for a balustrade to stop anyone from falling off the edge, and also block the wind. If a drop of more than 600mm is present, to

7 Features of Glass Balustrades

7 Features of Glass Balustrades

7 Features of Glass Balustrades Glass balustrades on balconies, bridges, terraces and staircases are becoming a trend these days. Glass Balustrade has become the first choice for architectures to design their projects. They are safe, strong and provide a clear view of the design. A number of designs are available in the market for people
Glass Balustrade in Clacton on Sea in Essex

Glass Balustrade in Clacton on Sea in Essex

Glass Balustrade in Clacton on Sea in Essex We recently supplied a Frameless Glass Balustrade system to a customer in Clacton on Sea in Essex. This Frameless system is made up of our Frameless Channel in anodised aluminium with 17.5mm laminated toughened glass. This customer decided to opt for the frameless channel system as they
Glass Balustrade in Weston-Super-Mare

Glass Balustrade in Weston-Super-Mare

Glass Balustrade in Weston-Super-Mare 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 look screening. In particular, the use of glass balustrades on balcony areas has been prevalent because of the safety
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
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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