Kawneers 16201620 structural silicone glazed curtain wall system features an optional fiberglass pressure plate that helps architects achieve greater thermal performance. There are many variations of framed systems, most of which fall into two general categories. In some designs spider fixtures are only fastening the interior panels of the glass unit. Aama and igma, two industry leaders, have unified to form an exponentially stronger alliance. The system offers allglass technology both for vertical curtain walls and sloped roof glazing. Structural silicone glazing as shown in figure4 is a particular kind of wet glazed utilization that need utmost attention and observation of the sealant. The system is based on double glazing units with a warm edge and a specially developed mounting profile for installation fittings. Architects rely on it to provide highly transparent facades and innovative designs for many featured applications. Framed systems support the glass continuously along two or four sides. High standards of engineering are employed for the use of laminated glass as stair treads, bridges and walkways. A stickbuilt structural glazing system is one of the oldest and most conventional curtain wall types. Instead, structural glazing facades use transparent reinforcing elements vertical, selfsupporting posts made from glass known as glass swords, which extend from the floor to the ceiling. These systems are frequently referred to as spider systems or bolted systems. Designed to help our members excel in a dynamic and fastmoving future, the fenestration and glazing industry alliance, or fgia, is focused on building better industry synergies from glass to framing.
Structural glazing systems for skylights which are designed to facilitate installation, maintenance and replacement of skylight panels from inside a host structure. Structural glazing structural aluminium facade wicona ie. Jul 23, 2014 structural glazing it refers to a method of retaining the glass in a window, storefront or curtainwall. These systems are characterized with the use of structural silicone joint sealant for structural fixing of glass or other materials to structural units of the building. For office buildings, complexes, malls and other commercial structures, we offer structural glazing systems. The rest of the fitting is supplied for simple attachment on site. The invisio structural glazing system is exclusive to iq glass and was developed in house to provide specifiers with high performing, thermally broken structural glass solutions, suitable for the most exclusive of projects. It is usually made of lightweight material like glass for. Glazing panel a panel of transparent or translucent material used as infill within wall or roofing system. This highly durable product allows diffused light to enter the building while presenting a translucent external appearance.
Unitized system with out subframe glass directly pasted on frame. Structural glazing systems for facades civil engineer. Abstract facade engineering is the art of resolving aesthetic, environmental and structural issues to achieve the enclosure of habitable space. Two sided structural glazing twosided structural glazing technique is when either the vertical or horizontal joints are. Vadertatning mellan glasen gors med godkand fogmassa, vanligen svart.
Besides this glazing system offers low thermal performance. Structural glazing is a system of bonding glass to a buildings structural framing members utilizing a high strength, high performance silicone sealant specifically designed and tested for structural glazing. The 4150 ssg structural glazing facade system consists of 50 mm wide insulated aluminium mullions and transoms. Should you have more specific requirements for your application please contact us. Us4996809a structural glazing systems for skylights. Structural glazing is flexible in regards to the sections utilized. Push the boundaries of building design with timetested, precisionengineered ge silicones structural silicone glazing ssg sealants.
The internal fastening apparatus of the structural glazing systems include multiple, openchamber carrier beams which are interconnected in a lattice or grid configuration and include upwardstanding glazing strip supports shaped. Systemet bygger pa 2 eller 3glas isolerruta med varm kant och en specialanpassad montageprofil for infastningsbeslagen. Jan 28, 2017 structural glazing structural glazing is a widelyused term, describing flat panels that consist of thermoplastic core bonded between two aluminum sheets. Its hard to say whether the beauty of the 16201620 ssg structural silicone glazed curtain wall system is in the slim, sleek 2 sightline or in the performance. A curtain wall is constructed with the intention to protect the building from environmental elements. The two other mutually opposite sides are fixed mechanically like capped cw systems. Placement of materials must be shown on the details.
The metal finisher supplier is a key contributor to a structural glazing systems success, with responsibility for consistency applying the required metal finish, such as paints or anodizing, and supplying material that meets the structural requirements by the architects engineer. Unitised s tructural glazing s ystems introduction. Sikas structural glazing silicones sikasil sg and insulating glass secondary sealants sikasil ig are highly specialized products dedicated to structural glazing and insulating glass application and offering you unique possibilities for design, energy efficiency and durability of your facade. Glazing systems compatible with 3m vhb structural glazing tape. Glazing systems compatible with 3m vhb structural glazing. Structural glazing tape for building construction 3m.
If framing from the fabricator differs from the submitted details, the principal. Two opposite glass edges are bonded to a frame with tesa acx plus, and the two other opposite sides are fixed. Virtually any type of glazing system can be used with structural glass facades. Bonding the insulating glass units igus or double glazing to the window profile is the latest glazing technology for windows. The process begins with applying the adhering agent to the aluminum frame and then the panel is placed into its position. Structural glazing is used in the following systems. Apr 04, 2014 dear mr siddarth gupta good evening structural glazing presentation is wonderfully but the loading conditions are missing try to add in discusssion with your structural professor which adds more value to your project works,with best regardser suresh b ramaiah faculty civil skill training k. And, new glass products including supertints and lowe coated glass are appropriate for use in structural silicone glazing systems. Depending on the construction, the dead load will be transferred either mechanically or through the structural glazing silicone. Built on the strength and reliability of the flagship 1600 curtain wall platform, the 16201620 ssg curtain wall system is an excellent choice for low to midrise applications. These show the specifics of the connections between glass, fittings and support structure. The glass panes are anchored in the mullions and transoms with the help of installation fittings. By using the structural properties of the glass for the window performance, it leads to slimmer frames and state of the art energy ratings.
The difference between structural silicone glazing and. With its unrivalled stability and safety, this innovative product allows architects to build entire structures out of glass, allowing architects design flexibility to create bright and highly attractive working environments, with more light and a greater feeling of space. Structural silicone glazing continues to be a popular design concept in the architectural community. Sun glazing headed by mr madhusudhan has been established in. Structural glazing is a technique for bonding glass to frames using special silicone sealants. Structural glazing structural aluminium facade wicona uk. The uk s only thermally broken structural glazing system. Thanks to the full thermal break within the unique fixing details, the invisio structural glass system can.
Foursided structural glazing system all four sides of the glass elements are bonded to a frame which will be subsequently attached to the substructure on site. Structural glazing systems, in their simplest form, are types of curtain wall systems consisting of glass that is bonded or anchored back to a structure without the use of continuously gasketed aluminum pressure plates or caps. Structural glazing systems aluminum double glazing sound. Structural design of a glass facade pallavi taywade1, santosh shejwal2 1. There is also a need for expert personnels for installation as glass is held to the frame by silicon sealant.
The structural glazing facade technique can be used with single panes of glass, coated or noncoated double glazing enamelled glass, etc. Structural glazing structural glazing is a widelyused term, describing flat panels that consist of thermoplastic core bonded between two aluminum sheets. Structural glazing facade a characteristic feature of wictec 50sg structural glazing curtain wall is the flush design with slim silicone joints between the glass panes. Aluminum supported glazing asgsystem uses structural aluminum profiles in a more conventional manner spanning between primary steel.
A characteristic feature of wictec 50sg structural glazing curtain wall is the flush design with slim silicone joints between the glass panes. In structural glazing applications, dynamic wind loads are transferred from the glass, by the structural silicone sealant, to the. Types of glazing panels, methods and construction details. Dear mr siddarth gupta good evening structural glazing presentation is wonderfully but the loading conditions are missing try to add in discusssion with your structural professor which adds more value to your project works,with best regardser suresh b ramaiah faculty civil skill training k. Structural glazing it refers to a method of retaining the glass in a window, storefront or curtainwall. Sun glazing is a leading facade glazing company providing high quality products and services that meet international standards. Curtain glazing concepts and application four sided.
Specially designed for glazing over a structural skeleton of steel, aluminum or wood. While butt joint glazing may appear aesthetically similar to 2 side structural silicone glazing, its performance under loading is drastically different. These aluminium glass glazing are provided with spacers and adhesives. Profilit is a selfsupporting glazing system of ushaped profiled glass and is supplied as a glass and framing system for facades and internal partitions. Overview pilkington planar systems remain the worlds market leader for structural glazing systems. Instead of the edges of the glazing being capture in a pocket of the framing and secured in. Both systems can be flush glazed or capped depending on architecture. For any specified probability of glass breakage, the corresponding load will be much less for the butt joint glazed. They are not systems of structural glazing in spite of having similar looks. Structural glazing description, benefits, principle. For any specified probability of glass breakage, the corresponding load will be much less for the butt joint glazed system than for the 2side structural silicone system.
Excessively in demand owing to their properties like durability and glazing option, these structural glazing systems are used being in curtain walls, windows and. Twosided structural glazing systems include a combination of mechanical fixation and a tape bonding system. The structural glazing is used in architectural applications, which includes application on clear and tinted float glass. Wide profile is designed to handle the high expansion ratios of. Silicone structural glazing sealants and adhesives ge. Thermospan structural glazing for elegance and strength. It is assembled from similar components to that of a captured system, with the exception of an exterior aluminum pressure plate and cap with gaskets to hold the glass in place. Glazing in which the silicone seal is designed to transfer the stresses and to be resistant to uv radiation since there is no rebate on the edges. The pilkington planar system is the most wellknown structural glazing system in the world. An attractive and secure system that attaches to aluminum, steel or wood structural members. Unitized structural glazing system with sub frame and glass pasted ready to hang on brackets. Structural glazing is a system of bonding glass to a buildings structural framing members utilizing a highstrength,highperformance silicone sealant specifically designed and tested for structural glazing. In such designs the joint sealant has a structural function.
Technical detail pdfs a selection of our typical details have been made available for download. A curtain wall is the outer envelope of a building which does not carry structural load. They have extremely slim crosssections and are highly rigid. The difference between structural silicone glazing and butt joint glazing.
Well be with you every step of the construction process, from the first architectural drawings through ongoing adhesion testing and operator training. Physical forces ensure fast initial adhesion on the one hand, while the. Glasen forankras med monteringsbeslagen i stomprofilen. This manual is intended to give guidance on the proper design and use of dow silicone sealants in structural glazing applications. Thermospan double skin is supplied with the anchor inserts factory fitted into the glass and hermetically sealed. In structure glazing applications, dynamic wind loads are transferred from the glass, by the structural silicone sealant, to the perimeter structural support. In structural glazing applications dynamic wind loads are transferred from the glass by the structural sili.1446 84 1080 464 49 1240 394 1506 1545 1071 545 1227 1568 670 1169 841 696 265 1646 1256 809 1012 660 696 984 1430 976 49 281 794 1042 839 1110 1247