UseHandrails, guardrails, balconies
ApplicationsMultifamily residential, industrial, hospitality, educational, institutional, commercial
CharacteristicsStructural, stainless steel, choice of finishes, ideal in commercial projects
CertificationMeets IBC and ADA codes, U.S. International Building Code 2009/2012/2015 standards specific to guardrails, handrails and infill panel materials including glass.
Newman by Hollaender™ (formerly Newman Brothers Railing) Structural Glass railings are an all stainless steel system. The structural glass railing features an extruded aluminum shoe encased with either stainless steel or aluminum cladding. Top caps or rails are available in round and U-channel forms in materials and finishes to match the cladding and the assist rail.
|Uniform load||Concentrated load|
|Top Rails of Guards||50 lb/ft. applied in any direction||200 lb/lf. applied in any direction|
|Infill Area of Guards||Horizontal concentrated load of 200 lb/lf. applied to 1 sq. ft. at any point on glass infill or other elements composing infill area. Load on infill area need not be assumed to act concurrently with loads on top rails.|
|Handrails||50 lb/ft. applied in any direction||200 lb/lf. applied in any direction|
|Tempered Glass||ASTM C1048, Fully Tempered, Condition A, Type 1 (Transparent Flat Glass), Quality Q3|
|Base Shoe||6063-T6 Aluminum, 2 ½” wide x 4 1/8” high to hold monolithic or laminated tempered glass, ½” - 13/16” overall width|
|Cladding||Various available — No. 4 304 SS brushed finish, Aluminum .060 in thick, anodized or powder coated|
|Top Cap/Rail||Various available – Round 1.5” OD 304 SS No. 4 brushed finish, Aluminum, Wood. U channel: 304 SS brushed finish and anodized or powder coated aluminum|
|Assist Rail||Various available – 1.5” SS and 1.9” Aluminum|
|Glass||In order to meet IBC codes, ½” to 3/4” (13/16” overall thickness) in tempered monolithic or laminated, clear/Ɵnted/frosted.|