Balustrade Glass Thickness
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Balustrade glass thickness. Do you know about the australian standard for glass in balustrades. Where most balconies or balustrade systems can utilize 10mm toughened tempered glass structural glass balustrades require a much stronger panel. As1288 the standard states that grade a safety glass shall be used toughened monolithic or laminated and that the min thickness of glass derived from wind loads but is typically 10mm for infill panels and 15mm for frameless.
Toughened safety glass panels 15mm thick 1100mm high toughened laminated safety glass panels 17 5mm thick 1100mm high toughened laminated safety glass panels 21 5mm thick 1100mm high. Quality toughened float and laminated glass balustrade panels at unbeatable prices. 17 2 21 5mm ss 180 degree stiffener glass bracket glass to glass 300149 70x25mm thickness.
Glass thickness in balustrades. A minimum thickness of 15mm toughened glass panel must be employed even for residential single family dwellings properties. Call us today on 0121 285 9020.
Whether it is for a new glass balustrade system or replacement glass our glass panels are the perfect choice. A glass balustrade is the use of frameless glass as a protective barrier. The thickness and type of glass used will vary and depends on the area it is protecting the impact class required there are many impact classes for glass if you need more information contact your building control officer at your local authority.
As a rule of thumb to follow domestic glass balustrades need to withstand 0 74 kn m for every metre of the balustrade. Tempered or laminated glass infills must also measure a minimum of 10mm in thickness. In most cases a glass balustrade would be used to protect against a change in floor level or drop.
The most common glass thickness in frameless balustrade systems is 17 5mm toughened and laminated for domestic. Based in birmingham we can supply across the uk. 17 2 21 5mm ss balustrade system components hardware warranty 10 year balustrade stiffener brackets.
12 15 5mm ss 2205 stainless steel stiffener bracket fixing component internal external 300150 103x25mm glass thickness. All our made to measure panels are manufactured in house on short lead times and accredited with cen solutions cms mark. All balustrades are subject to minimum height requirements.
The thickness and type of glass used will vary from system to system but generically the most common glass type used in framed balustrade systems and as infills within timber stairs is 10mm toughened. Balustrades in private residential buildings dwellings require a balustrade when the difference in floor level is greater than 600mm.