Guidelines For Holes and Notches in Tempered Glass Holes and notches in tempered glass, should be located within specified areas per this image. Refer to the table for noted dimensions. Glass Edge to Hole Rim: The minimum distance from the rim of a hole to the nearest edge of the glass must be ¼” or […]
City Council approves new panels to replace shattered stair rail at Denver courthouse There was a news report in Denver, Colorado regarding a glass railing failure at the Lindsey Flanigan Courthouse. Two-and-a-half-years ago, two lites of the glass railing — on two different floors — came crashing down at the courthouse. However, there is not […]
Four strategies for overcoming obstacles keeping you from getting the most out of glass railing systems Everywhere you look today, architects are leveraging glass for daylighting purposes of allowing the right amount of light in a building. But while much of the attention centers on the façade, interior spaces leveraging glass are just as critical […]
Dry Glaze Railing Solution Speeds Installation at World’s Busiest Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta is the busiest passenger airport terminals in the world, with 2,500 arrivals and departures and serving an astounding 250,000 passengers daily. So when Stainless Fabricators Inc. won the bid to install railings at the facility’s brand new international terminal, it represented […]
In doing my presentations about building codes, I often touch on a rash of spontaneous glass breakage issues that occurred in 2010 and 2011. US Glass put out a great article covering this in their October 2011 issue. It’s worth reading if you are doing anything with glass railing. Click here to view.
A major change went into effect for the 2015 IBC. Glass railing applications may no longer use monolithic tempered glass as a glass balustrade or as infill. There are exceptions but they are limited to areas where there is no walking area below the glass railing. This was a reaction to several instances where monolithic […]
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