Glass balustrades have become increasingly popular in Europe, offering a modern and stylish solution for both interior and exterior spaces. FH Brundle, a leading provider of glazing products, offers an extensive range of innovative and installer-friendly handrailing and balustrade systems. One of their standout products is the Wedge-Loc Duo, a versatile and easy-to-install option that brings a touch of elegance to any property.
The Growing Demand for Glass Balustrades
In recent years, homeowners, architects, and product designers have been striving to introduce more transparent spaces into houses and gardens. This trend has fueled the rapid growth of glazing products such as bi-fold doors, as well as the increasing popularity of glass balustrades. Glass balustrades offer numerous benefits, including a sense of spaciousness, modern aesthetics, ease of maintenance, and durability.
The Importance of Easy Installations
When it comes to glass balustrades, ease of installation is a crucial factor. FH Brundle understands the need for quick and efficient installation processes, which is why they have developed the Wedge-Loc Duo system. This system is designed to simplify the installation process, allowing you to create stunning glass balustrades in no time.
The Wedge-Loc Duo: A Closer Look
The Wedge-Loc Duo system offers a range of options to suit various installation requirements. Let’s explore the different features and benefits of each variation:
1. Wedge-Loc Slim Channel
The Wedge-Loc Slim channel is an excellent choice for those seeking an affordable and quick-to-install solution. This channel comes with a satin anodized or mill finish, providing a sleek and modern look. Its slim design allows for a discreet installation while maintaining the strength and stability required for glass balustrades.
2. Wedge-Loc F Channel
For installations under screed or decking subframes, the Wedge-Loc F channel is the ideal choice. This channel is supplied in a satin anodized finish, ensuring durability and resistance to corrosion. Its design ensures a secure and stable installation, providing peace of mind for both residential and commercial applications.
3. Wedge-Loc Duo Adjustable Grips
The Wedge-Loc Duo system also includes adjustable grips, which offer quick alignment of glass panels. These grips are available in satin anodized, PPC black, or mill finish, allowing you to choose the option that best suits your design preferences. With the adjustable grips, you can easily achieve precise positioning of glass panels, resulting in a flawless and visually appealing balustrade.
4. Posi-Glaze System
FH Brundle’s innovative Posi-Glaze system is a game-changer in the world of glass balustrades. This aluminium channel system allows installers to adjust the glass panels once in place, saving both time and money. Suitable for both domestic and commercial applications, the Posi-Glaze system offers versatility and flexibility, ensuring a seamless installation process.
5. Posi-Glaze R-Lock System
The Posi-Glaze R-Lock system is specifically designed for installations where access to one side of the balustrade during installation is challenging. This lightweight and strong system features an F-profile that allows for flush edge fitting. The R-Lock system is available in a fully anodized stainless steel effect, providing a sleek and stylish finish.
6. Pre-Assembled Posts
To further simplify the installation process, FH Brundle offers a range of pre-assembled posts. These posts come in round or square profiles and are equipped with glass clamps, allowing for the creation of stunning balustrades with or without a handrail. With options for bolt-down, concrete-in, and side-fix installations, these posts offer great flexibility and ease of use.
Spigots are another popular option for achieving an open glass balustrade. These fixtures are designed to be only visible towards the base, ensuring clear and unobstructed views. Spigots are quick to install, with only one fixing required per spigot. FH Brundle offers spigots in round, square, and with Duplex 2205 or PPC black options, catering to various design preferences.
8. Glass Stand-Off Adaptors
For those looking to create a glass balustrade with uninterrupted views, glass stand-off adaptors are an excellent choice. These adaptors are available in zinc and stainless steel Type 304 and 316, and are now also available in a PPC black finish. With a variety of diameters and font options, including solid flat, domed front, or adjustable flat front, glass stand-off adaptors offer versatility and style.
9. Standard Stocked Glass Panels
FH Brundle offers a wide range of standard stocked glass panels that can be delivered with your order. These glass panels feature polished edges and dubbed corners, ensuring a premium and finished look. With options up to 15mm thick, FH Brundle provides versatility in meeting your specific project requirements.
10. Toughened Laminated and Monolithic Glass
In addition to standard glass panels, FH Brundle offers toughened laminated glass up to 25.5mm thick. This type of glass provides enhanced safety and security while maintaining the elegance and transparency of glass balustrades. FH Brundle also offers a range of standard toughened monolithic clear float glass panels at competitive prices, allowing you to find the perfect solution for your project.
Conclusion: Creating Stunning Glass Balustrades with the Wedge-Loc Duo
With the Wedge-Loc Duo system from FH Brundle, you can effortlessly create stunning glass balustrades that enhance the aesthetics and functionality of any space. Whether it’s the slim channel, adjustable grips, or innovative Posi-Glaze system, FH Brundle offers a range of options to suit various installation requirements. With easy installation processes, durability, and versatility, the Wedge-Loc Duo system is the perfect choice for achieving a modern and elegant glass balustrade. Explore FH Brundle’s extensive range of handrailing and balustrade systems to find the perfect solution for your project.