Glass balustrades should be designed to withstand loads.
Due to the variety in application of a glass balustrade, there is a difference in required static loading capacity of the balustrade. Static loads appropriate to the type of accupancy for the building or structure are categorized according to application and position. Together with the application of the glass balustrades, two types of load applications are concidered:
- Horizontal line load (N/m)
- Point load (N)
Glass Balustrade Load Testing
Balcony (UK) Ltd
System Arrangements for Balustrade Types 1 and 2