Glass Industry Visual Standards

What is the acceptable quality standard for toughened glass on my balustrade? Good question! The glazing industry works to a prescribed acceptable visual quality standard for installed glazing. White Metal uses these visual quality acceptability guides to determine an acceptable level of glass installed on a ...

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Riverside Office Complex completed on time and on budget!

A multimillion pound building designed to accommodate hundreds of staff from two Suffolk councils has recently opened its doors. To help achieve the design criteria of being a “modern, light and airy building” a structural frameless glass balustrade has been installed extensively throughout the reception, ...

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Channel Top Trims For Easy Adjust Channel System

Our new range of base shoe top trims have been developed to enable a seamless connection between a frameless glass balustrade base channel and a wide range of the most common balcony facias, waterproofing layers or plasterboard interfacing. The trims simply clip ...

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Warehouse and Office Improvements!

In June we attended, along with representatives from 16 businesses based in the Lowestoft area, an event hosted by the Waveney District Council’s Economic Development team. Working with the New Anglia Growth Hub and BEE Anglia, officers from the economic development team helped to promote business ...

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Our products are not just part numbers!

Looking through our large range of components may be a task that some find daunting. We all know that selecting the correct combination of products is key to the success of any installation. I expect we have also all had that frustrating experience of phoning ...

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Can balustrades and handrails be CE Marked under EN1090-1?

In Short the Answer is NO! There has been considerable confusion throughout the entire construction industry as to exactly what is covered with-in the scope of the Construction Products Regulation and more specifically what falls within the scope of EN1090-1. It has been difficult  to find an ...

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