Glass Balustrade System
The DoubleDisc MB50 is a side fixed frameless glass balustrade system
The DoubleDisc MB50 series are a range of disc fittings for point fixing cantilevered glass balustrades. They provide a range of options from classic squared edge disc through to the latest adjustable spacer option.
The DoubleDisc MB50 series are 50mm diameter. The inner spacer is normally 30mm thick and the outer disc 6 to 10mm thick. The fittings use M10 fixings.
MB50/S – Square edge disc
MB50/R – Round edge disc
MB50/RA – Radius shape disc
MB50/T –Tapered disc (special on request)
MB50/SD – Stepped disc - button head
MB50/SQ – Square cover on disc
MB50/A – Adjustable Spacer – 40 to 50mm
Material & Finish
The DoubleDisc MB50 series is made from 316 grade stainless steel and is available in machined, satin or polished finish.
600mm centres for 12mm in Occupancy A barriers up to 1100mm height
400mm centres for 12mm in Occupancy A, B, E, C3 barriers up to 1150mm height
400mm centres for 15mm in Occupancy A, B, E, C3 barriers up to 1250mm height
Refer to MB50 design tables and PS1 for more detailed information
The system is glazed with Metro Performance Glass, as follows
10, 12 & 15mm TempaFloat Toughened Safety Glass
10, 12 & 15mm TempaSoak Heat Soaked Toughened Safety Glass
10, 12 & 15mm TempaPrint or TemapScreen Ceramic Frit Toughened Safety Glass
13.5 & 17.5mm SafeLite Toughened Laminated Safety Glass
The System has been tested in NZ to AS/NZS 1170 barrier loadings in accordance with B1/VM1 Amendment 8
The system can be used for compliance with NZ Building Code Clause F4 – safety from falling.
The System can be used for residential and commercial Occupancy A, B, E and C3 balustrades, with the fitting set out as per the Producer Statement (PS1), design tables and fixing details.
For compliance with the DBH Guidance on Barriers, heat soaked toughened glass is recommended and for barriers over 5m from the floor, an interlinking handrail or toughened laminated safety glass, are recommended. (Refer clause 188.8.131.52)