The term ‘structural glass’ is a wide reaching product term used to describe a large number of frameless glass assemblies where the glass itself is taking an element of the structural loads that are applied to the elevation or surface.
These types of structural glass assemblies include walk on structural glass panels to be used as floor lights within a solid structure or as a full glass floor. Frameless glass balustrades are another well used element of structural glass, used to create a clear, frameless glass safety barrier against a fall or level change.
Full structural glass constructions can be created using elevations of structural glass supported by minimal steel or laminated glass beams and fins. This type of structural glass construction is used to create structural glass box extensions as well as frameless glass roofs.