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Euroanchors for Commercial Occupancy Types B,E,C3

A Euroanchor balustrade is a very popular cantilevered frameless glass barrier system.

Key Features

 - With the glass being face fixed, spaced 25mm off the building or deck and incorporating EPDM sealing washers a Euroglass Euroanchor system complies with building code clause E2.

 - Available in many shape and sizes, round, square and rectangular

Scope of Use

Euroanchors are designed to be used as;

 - Balustrades for External Decks and Stairwells

 - Balustrades for Internal Decks, Stairwell, Landings and Mezzanine Floors

Euroanchors can be attached to the following substrates;

 - Concrete

 - Timber

 - Steel

 - Weather boards


Euroanchors comply with the New Zealand building code and glazing standards used in conjunction with the following Viridian Glass types and Euroglass systems;

SAFE: Viridian's toughened safety glass and Euroglass interlinking rail system. Euroglass offers three interlinking rail systems;

 1) Squareline

 2) Roundline

 3) Archline

SAFEST: Viridian's toughened SENTRYGLAS® laminated safety glass with Euroglass gap clamps.  SENTRYGLAS® incorporated with a Euroglass System offers a pure clean and clear traditional frameless barrier.



Euroanchors are made from 316 marine grade stainless steel. Aluminium anchors are also available upon request.

Statement of Building Code Compliance

Rated to be used up to a extra high wind zone (2.13Kpa or less)


This proprietary balustrade system complies with New Zealand Building Code Clauses;

 B1 - Structure and B1/VM1

 B2 - Durability

 F2 - Hazardous Building Materials

 F4 - Safety from Falling

 D1 - Access routes (complies with the use of a handrail in accordance with NZBC D1/AS1)

E2 - External Moisture (must be designed and installed in accordance with our technical data sheets)


Based on barrier loads taken from AS/NZS1170.0 ANZIO can be used for Commercial Occupancy Types;

B & E - Office and work areas not included elsewhere including storage areas.

Areas not susceptible to overcrowding in office and institutional buildings also industrial and storage buildings. Light access stairs and gangways not more than 600mm wide. Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders for access.

C3 - Areas without obstacles for moving people and not susceptible to overcrowding.

Stairs, landings, external balconies, edges of roofs

Taken from table 3.3 AS/NZS1170.1


Maximum glass height from the centre of the top anchor is 1200mm using Viridian's safety glass options according to 22.4.3 and Table 14 of NZS4223.3:2016 are;

 - 15mm toughened safety glass with interlinking rail


  - 17.52mm toughened SENTRYGLAS® laminated safety glass with Euroglass gap clamps (SENTRYGLAS® is a stiff interlayer that complies with 22.4.3 (c) of NZS4223.3:2016)

Euroanchor commercial B, E C3 10-2-17,
Occupancy Table AS/NZS 1170
Selection of Side Mounted Interlinking Rails to NZS 4223.3

2016 version 7

Selection of Top-Capped Interlinking Rails to NZS 4223.3

2016 version 3

Maintenance: Euroglass Glass Aftercare
Maintenance: Euroglass Stainless Steel
Maintenance: Powder Coated Surfaces
Euroglass Handrail Range 2017
Modern Living With Glass
CAD/PDF Details
Euroanchor DWG

Viridian Glass is a provider of residential and commercial glazing solutions and balustrades in New Zealand.

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