Dec 18, 2017 Last Updated 9:38 AM, Nov 30, 2017
Lightweight support structures, such as free-cantilevered steel balconies, can be prone to vibration when people move about on them more heavily than usual. As designs become ever more lightweight and competitive in cost terms, particularly with very large cantilevers, the vibration behaviour of a structure…
High load and impact resistance; extreme wear and scratch resistance; frost and fireproof; colour fast and extremely resistant to staining; resistance to mould and algae growth – these qualities ensure an extremely low maintenance and trouble free flooring solution. And now with co-ordinating internal tiling…
Panorama Series–S is a revolutionary new balustrade system for public access roof areas and balconies. It is a unique, totally aluminium balustrade, and achieves loads in excess of 1.5kN. Suitable for almost all external applications from roof terrace, balcony, Juliette, as well as stairwells (external…

Drainage matters

Sapphire Balustrades, a leading UK manufacturer of balcony and balustrade solutions, considers the most frequently asked questions when it comes to designing a drainage solution for a balcony project.
The waterproofing of podium decks and balconies is often an important requirement of a complete structural waterproofing solution. It is essential that these areas are completely impervious to water. Newton System 200 Deck and Roofing products are ideal.
Schöck was the supplier of structural thermal break products to the Aquatics Centre and Olympic Village for the London 2012 Games. In the Olympic Village alone there were around 10,000 thermally broken structural connections.

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