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Euroanchors: Residential (Max Height 1300mm from Centre of Top Fixing)

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
  • Euroanchors are made from 316 marine grade stainless steel. Aluminium anchors are also available upon request
  • SENTRYGLAS incorporated with a Euroglass System offers a pure clean and clear traditional frameless barrier
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

Based on barrier loads taken from AS/NZS1170.0 Euroanchors can be used for Residential Occupancy Types:

  • A: Domestic and residential activities
    All areas within or serving exclusively one dwelling including stairs, landings etc. but excluding external balconies and edges of roofs (see C3)
  • A Other: Domestic and residential activities
    Other residential (see also C)
  • C3: Areas without obstacles for moving people and not susceptible to overcrowding:
    Stairs, landings, external balconies, edges of roofs

Taken from table 3.3AS/NZS1170.1

Limitations on Use

Maximum glass height from the centre of the top anchor is determined by the site's specific wind zone:

  • Please refer to Euroglass technical data sheet for wind zone limits

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
Statement of Building Code Compliance

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 technical data sheets

Euroanchors comply with the NZBC 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
Other Performance Attributes
  • SENTRYGLAS is a stiff interlayer that complies with 22.4.3 (c) of NZS4223.3:2016 
Balustrade: Euroanchor Residential 15mm Glass


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

Euroglass — Request for balustrade PS1 v4
Maintenance: Euroglass Glass Aftercare
Maintenance: Euroglass Stainless Steel
Maintenance: Powder Coated Surfaces
Euroglass Handrail Range 2017
Modern Living With Glass
CAD/PDF Details
Euroanchor for specifier

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

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