Are laminated tempered glass balcony railings/balustrades safe?

Are laminated tempered glass balcony railings/balustrades safe?



What glass do I need for balcony glass railings/balustrades?

Usually tempered glass, or tempered laminated glass. Some places can use laminated glass, tempered glass needs to have a frame or top handrail. The high rise balcony glass must be laminated and tempered.


Is laminated  tempered glass balcony railing/balustrade/guardrail safe?

With the improvement of living conditions, more and more users pursue a comfortable quality of life. And home decoration can profoundly reflect people's pursuit of quality of life.


Laminated glass balcony guardrail is one of the common balconies in the modern community. Glass balcony guardrail permeability, good aesthetic performance, soon welcome by the majority of users after into the market, especially the duplex room class users. But for the glass balcony guardrail, there are consumers who will raise "glass balcony guardrail is really safe?" Such questions.


The glass balcony guardrail glass and ordinary glass are different. Now the glass varieties are more, like organic glass, tempered glass, inorganic glass these are now with the development of science and technology, the production of high-tech products. Such technological products can not only provide convenience for our lives but also ensure the safety of people's lives now. A lot of glass not only has a wide range of applications in life but also has a more important role in the industry.


We all know that the glass used in many industries is a kind of tempered glass, this kind of glass in the degree of hardness is relatively high, this can be seen from the name of the glass. Then the glass used in the tempered laminated glass balcony railing is this very high hardness of tempered glass, this glass is even harder than some materials.



So for laminated glass balcony railing/balustrade is safe this issue, you do not have to worry at all, especially in the tempered laminated glass railing glass issue, do not worry about the hardness of the glass.


Of course, the use of tempered laminated glass, laminated or tempered glass must be in accordance with the regulations, such as not used in accordance with the regulations, there may be unsafe. Here we introduce some balcony glass railing/balustrade installation specifications.


In the interior decoration, we wonder if you have paid attention to a problem, the balcony will not only install guardrails but also install glass, which is for safety reasons. Now there is a problem, which is the height of the guardrail installation is how much, what to pay attention to in the installation. If you want to understand these issues, you should understand the glass guardrail installation specification, which has a more detailed explanation, the details are as follows.


The balcony glass guardrail/railing/balustrade installation specifications.


1, the height of the railings, according to the residential design specifications

(1) low-rise, multi-story residential balcony railing, the actual not less than 1.05m(41-43 inches), high-rise, high-rise residential balcony railing net height to be higher than 1.10(41-43 inches)m.

(2) staircase handrail height, should not be less than 0.90( 35.4inches)m, staircase horizontal section railing length to be greater than 0.5m( 29.7inches), its handrail height should not be less than 1.05m(41-43 inches), the net distance between the vertical bars of the staircase railing, should not be greater than 0.11m(4.3 inches).


2、Prevention of climbing slip

(1) balcony railing design, is to prevent children from climbing, the clearance between the vertical bars of the railing should not be greater than 0.11m(4.3 inches); the placement of flower pots location must take measures to prevent falling.

(2) stairwell net width greater than 0.11m(4.3 inches), must take measures to prevent children from climbing and slipping; railings, handrails, the net distance between the vertical bars, should not be greater than 0.11m(4.3 inches) to prevent children from drilling out.


3、Buried parts

Installation of the number of pre-buried parts, specifications, location, and guardrail and pre-buried parts of the connection node, should meet the design, and specification requirements, installation should be strong, solid.


4, Bear the horizontal load of the railing glass, with a nominal thickness of not less than 12mm tempered glass, or tempered laminated glass.


5, Guardrail side from the floor, a ground height greater than 5m, should use tempered laminated glass.


6, High-rise balcony railing installation specifications

(1) high-rise balcony railing must let the professional installation unit to construction, first pull through the line, hang straight, to ensure that the upper and lower level consistent, and require handrail height of not less than 0.9m(35.4 inches), guardrail height of not less than 1.05m(41-43 inches), railing spacing of not more than 0.11m(4.3 inches).

(2) in the verification of the guardrail and handrail installation pre-installed pieces of the number, specifications, location, and guardrail and pre-installed pieces of connection nodes, to meet the design requirements, it has been reserved for a good railing plate, and the concrete base of the external wall surface into the expansion screws will be fixed firmly.


If the family has children, to prevent climbing, in case there is a danger. Another point, if the living floor is high, the installation of the guardrail, will also make appropriate adjustments, all for safety. Want to know more railing information please continue to follow YSglass.


Use the right glass, the correct use of glass, the other is to buy railing accessories, glass from the regular manufacturers. Your glass balcony railings/balustrades/guardrails will be very safe!


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