Stairs Glass Balustrade Tech Specs and Drawings

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stair system section

section 1 balcony stairs

Wall Bracket (concealed)

Can only be used on sections not fixing directly between two vertical surfaces. 

concealed wall bracket

Wall Bracket (visable lower fixing)

Must be used on sections fixing directly between two vertical surfaces.

lower fixing for wall bracket

Technical Materials Specification

Balustrade and base structure: 6063 T5 extruded aluminium profiles.

Paint/coating: 60-100 micron Polyester powder coating in white colour, or 10-15 micron high-quality anodizing in bronze or natural satin finish. Also available our new "Royal Chrome" anodized finish. RAL colour options available for large projects only.

Insert/Primary Posts: Galvanized Steel with 10mm-15mm thick base plates.

Gaskets: EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber)

Glass: 10mm Clear Toughened or 9.5mm Toughened & Laminated clear glass.

Permitted Loading: Uniformly distributed line load on the handrail 0.74 kN/m, point load to infill 1.0kN, it is assumed that the wall/structure being fixed to can support the required loads.

Structural Calculations

The Structural Calculations below are for each system type. The balcony 1 and Balcony 2 systems have two calculations for each system. One with a reinforcing bar and one without. The reinforcing bar allows us to span a bit further without needing posts than without on these systems.

glass balustrades structural calculation

Glass balcony 1 system handrail without reinforcing bar structural calculation

glass balustrades structural calculation

Glass balcony 1 system handrail with reinforcing bar structural calculation


glass balustrades structural calculation

Stair System Installation Instructions in PDF Format ​