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Post & Rail

WHY CHOOSE ORIGIN ARCHITECTURAL FOR YOUR

Post & Rail

The Origin Post & Rail System is one of our most popular. Our pre-fixing service allows you to purchase a preassembled railing solution manufactured to your precise specification. We offer bending, drill and tapping, cutting and milling. Our in house saw and drill line, allows us to offer posts cut and flow drilled on short lead times at highly competitive rates.

If requested, we can provide posts with glass clamps, base plates or hand rail brackets pre fixed. Corner posts, middle posts and end posts can all be supplied. All of our prefixed posts are sent out carefully bubble wrapped to minimise the risk of any damage in transit.

To the extent that you require advice on which prefixed posts would work best for you, our technical team can provide you with any advice that you may need. We supply all of the fixings you need with your balustrade post and rail system as well as the glass panels cut to size.

Design your own balustrade quickly and easily on our site for a free quote!

About Our Channel Systems

  • Flex Fit

    Origin Flex Fit is a well established product. Its slender and attractive design make it popular for a number of applications. It is one of the most competitively priced channel systems on the market.

  • Flex Fit Pro

    Origin Flex Fit Pro is a well established product. Its slender and attractive design make it popular for a number of commercial and domestic applications. It is one of the most competitively priced commercial channel systems on the market with the added cost benefit of reduced fixing holes compared to other commercial channel systems.

  • Easy Fit

    Origin Easy Fit is a fully adjustable system for balustrades and partitions. It is a market leading product for use in both residential and commercial applications. It can be specified for glass thicknesses from 12.5mm to 21.5mm

  • SABCO

    Origin Sabco is a frameless glass balustrade system that is new to the market. It has a sleek finish which can be used in all applications. The advantages of Origin Sabco include removable covers to avoid the channel being damaged either during installation or in transit.

  • Strong Fit

    Origin Strong-Fit is able to absorb linear side forces up to 3kN in prescribed conditions. It is a glass railing system that can cope with heavier loads for applications such as shopping centres, stadiums or museums.

  • Test Data

    All of Origin’s channel systems are engineered to meet the strictest building regulations. The test results for each system are detailed as follows...

Why Choose Origin?

We select our products on the basis that they are both aesthetically pleasing as well as being quick, easy and cost effective to install so you get the best finish for the best price. You can choose from different frameless glass balustrades and glass railing systems that vary in surface finishes, glass thicknesses and purpose as well as picking individual balustrade components for bespoke applications. Our team are all highly experienced so they are here to help you whenever and wherever you need it. From providing over the phone advice to help you with your installation, to making site visits to fully understand your project in situ so we can give you the best advice. Contact us today to discuss your requirements

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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