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Eurobrace FMP250 and FMP350: Residential (Max Height 1000mm)

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

Key Features
  • FMP Eurobrace creates a gap under the glass that allows water to egress underneath the glass and over the edge of the deck.
  • FMP Eurobrace are available in two styles:
    • 1) Core drilled minipost
    • 2) Base plate minipost
  • The base plate FMP can be fixed into timber substrates
  • FMP Eurobrace is made from 316 marine grade stainless steel
  • SENTRYGLAS incorporated with a Euroglass System offers a pure clean and clear traditional frameless barrier
Scope of Use
  • Rated to be used up to a Very High wind zone (1.76Kpa or less)

FMP Eurobrace is designed to be used as:

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

FMP Eurobrace can be attached to the following substrates:

  • Concrete
  • Timber

Based on barrier loads taken from AS/NZS1170.0 FMP 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
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

FMP 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
Other Performance Attributes
  • FMP Eurobrace is made from 316 marine grade stainless steel
  • SENTRYGLAS is a stiff interlayer that complies with 22.4.3 (c) of NZS4223.3:2016
Balustrade Eurobrace Residential with FMP250 and FMP350


Occupancy Table AS/NZS 1170
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
FMP mini post for specifier

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

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