Stainless Steel Post and Glass Balustrades
Enjoy uninterrupted views with post and glass balustrades that are engineered to be safe and stylish.
Our standard stainless steel post and glass balustrade systems are designed and approved by a professional structural engineer. Any glass balustrade must withstand a 400 Joule soft body impact test in order to ensure the safety of those using the building.
Approved Range of Materials:
Our stainless steel post and glass balustrade systems are installed with a minimum of 10mm and possibly up to 20mm thick toughened safety. Our constant investment in research and development into updated and new casting, tooling and machining ensure custom engineered systems, compliant with SANS.
Aesthetically Pleasing Designs:
Our stainless steel post and glass balustrade designs are always on trend with international developments in balustrade detailing. Thus ensuring the most modern and up to date products available.
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FAQS For Stainless Steel Post and Glass Balustrades
Toughened safety glass is used in these balustrade installations. On request, toughened laminated safety glass is also available and has become popular for installations on high rise buildings.
As per our structural engineer’s calculations and the South African National Standards, a minimum of 10mm thick glass is allowed in a post and glass balustrade system.
Once your flooring surface has been completed, Steel Studio will be able to do final measurements in order to produce shop drawings for manufacturing. As soon as your flooring is near completion, you should place your order for your balustrades.
As with any investment, it is good practice to clean your balsutrades routinely with a simple solution of warm water and mild detergent. Contact your supplier for a cleaning solution on more stubborn marks.
All of our standard balustrade systems are designed, tested and approved by a professional structural engineer as required by SANS. You will receive a document on completion of your project, stating that your balustrades comply with all of the regulatory codes as set out by SANS.
Wherever there is a change in level of more than 1 meter, this balustrade must have a height of at least 1 meter. The height and width of any upstands on balconies need to be taken into consideration. If a person can step up onto the upstand, then the balustrade needs measure 1 meter from the top of the upstand.