Each week we will choose a different product to feature on our blog as the Barbour Product Search Product of the Week. This week we have chosen Dry Glaze Glass Balustrade System: TAPER-LOC® from CR Laurence.
Frameless glass balustrade system
Use in internal or external applications
For toughened/toughened laminated glass from 12mm-25.52mm thick
Dry glaze system, no need for cement
Tested to meet the strictest building code requirements BS6180:1999, BS6399-1:1996 and AbZ
TAPER-LOC® is a glass balustrade system designed for frameless glass balustrade applications. The TAPER-LOC® system applies precision tension to secure glass in an aluminium base shoe without the use of cement. CR Laurence claims that this technique can reduce installation time by up to 50% while still exceeding code standards.
The System includes an Installation/Removal Tool and CRL TAPER-LOC® Tapers for 12mm, 15mm, and 19mm toughened monolithic glass applications, and 13.52mm, 17.52mm, 21.52mm, and 25.52mm laminated toughened glass. The Installation/Removal tool mechanically slides the Tapers horizontally in the base shoe and compresses them together. When compressed they expand in thickness and lock in place. When the correct tension is applied, the torque wrench will 'click' and break for a few degrees of rotation. The same Tool will also loosen the Tapers for glass alignment or replacement, so if the glass panel is scratched or broken it can be replaced with ease, with no disruption to the rest of the balustrade.
CRL says that their TAPER-LOC® System supports all mounting methods, and is designed to meet and exceed code standards. TAPER-LOC® is designed to be used on internal and external applications, and partners with CRL's Heavy Aluminium Base Shoe and Premium Top Cap Rails. CRL supply the entire range of balustrade accessories and tools, and can also assist with design plans.
For more information about TAPER-LOC® email [email protected] or call +44 (0) 1706 863 600.
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