Glass Balustrade System
The MechFix BA is a base and side fixed frameless glass balustrade system
The MechFix BA is a mechanically fixed balustrade system for internal and external cantilevered glass balustrades. It can be either base or side fixed and features, clamp fixing, single sided installation, adjustability, clip on covers and hidden fixings.
BA 112 is made for base fixing to masonry, timber and steel structures.
The section is 112mm high and 75mm wide
BA130 is made for side fixing to masonry, timber and steel structures
The section cover plate is 130mm wide and 75mm wide
The MechFix BA112/130 is made from aluminium which is strong and durable. It is available as standard in a 20 micron natural anodised finish. It is also available in standard powder coated colours.
12mm for Occupancy A, B, E, C3 barriers up to 1000mm height
15mm for Occupancy A, B, E, C3 barriers up to 1200mm height
Refer to MechFix design tables and PS1
The system is glazed with Metro Performance Glass, as follows
12 & 15mm TempaFloat Toughened Safety Glass
12 & 15mm TempaSoak Heat Soaked Toughened Safety Glass
12 & 15mm TempaPrint and TempaScreen ceramic frit Toughened Safety Glass
13.5mm SafeLite Toughened Laminated Safety Glass
The MechFix 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 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)