Glass In Glazed Barriers

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Glass in glazed barriers (sometimes called glass railings) may take the form of an infill panel within a structural frame or may be the primary structural material, as in the freestanding cantilever glass balustrades. Either way, glass must resist applied loads and provide integrity to protect building users from falls. This article highlights the basic principles, risk factors, and design guidelines of the Glazed barriers (glass balustrades)