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Eurobrace EB1 & EB2: Residential Environments: Max Height 1200mm

A Eurobrace balustrade is designed to allow water to pass underneath the bottom edge of the glass.

Key Features
  • EB Eurobrace creates a gap under the glass that allows water to egress underneath the glass and over the edge of the deck.
  • EB Eurobrace design is compatible with Euroanchors
  • Core drilled into concrete
  • Available in round and square shaped styles
Scope of Use
  • Rated to be used up to a Very High wind zone (1.76Kpa or less)

EB Eurobrace is designed to be used as;

  • Balustrades for External Decks and Stairwells
  • Balustrades for Internal Decks, Stairwell, Landings and Mezzanine Floors

EB Eurobrace can be attached to the following substrates:

  • Concrete

Based on barrier loads taken from AS/NZS1170.0 EB Eurobrace 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 finished floor level is 1200mm using Viridian's safety glass options according to 22.4.3 and Table 14 of NZS4223.3:2016 are:

  • 12mm toughened safety glass with interlinking rail
  • 13.52mm 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
  • D1 — Access routes (complies with the use of a handrail in accordance with NZBC D1/AS1)
  • F2 — Hazardous Building Materials
  • F4 — Safety from Falling

EB Eurobrace complies 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. SENTRYGLAS is a stiff interlayer that complies with 22.4.3 (c) of NZS4223.3:2016
Balustrade - Eurobrace residential with EB1-EB2 posts 10-2-17
Occupancy Table AS/NZS 1170
Selection of Side Mounted Interlinking Rails to NZS 4223.3

2016 version 7

Euroglass — Request for balustrade PS1 v4
Maintenance: Euroglass Glass Aftercare
Maintenance: Euroglass Stainless Steel
Maintenance: Powder Coated Surfaces
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CAD/PDF Details
Eurobrace for specifier

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

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