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Ballistic 86x175 Curtain Wall

Ballistic 86x175 Curtain Wall


The 86 x 175 Curtain wall, is a Bullet resistant high rise curtain wall system, suitable for multi- storey facades and ribbon glazing. This high performance counter terrorism product is designed to provide ballistic protection and combines the benefits of high quality finished aluminium extruded profiles with the strength of steel to retain the glass in the frame, in the event of an attack.

The system has been designed to ensure that the client does not have to compromise their architectural creativeness, in the pursuit of protecting life and assets.

1Product Advantages

The 86 x 175 curtain wall has exceeded the standards set for high security buildings overseas, and can withstand attack from high calibre ballistic rounds.

The 86 x 175 curtain wall, through innovative design and the use of composite materials, allows clients and architects the ability to incorporate glazing into very high risk elevations of buildings.

This product performs all the standard functions of modern curtain walling necessary to comply with current building regulations and allows for creative architectural design.

The 86 x 175 curtain wall will give clients the ability to create large areas of natural light within the building including open plan reception areas and offices.

The system can be used in areas of high occupancy and escape routes to afford protection to staff and members of the public.

The system is designed to be used for both primary and secondary glazing depending on the site conditions and can be over clad with timber to accommodate architectural detailing. 

2Product Construction

The 86 x 175 curtain wall profiles are extruded from aluminium and incorporate multiple chambers for insert sections and cabling.

Mullions are square cut and jointed using specially designed jointing spigots.

Transoms have notched ends to ensure an easily weather-proofed joint can be provided between mullion and transom.

The system is mullion drained and provision is made to drain water out of the mullion at regular intervals.

The 35mm deep glazing rebate can accommodate glass up to 76mm thick and is gasket glazed.

All brackets for this system are a bespoke design dependant on the existing building fabric and architectural requirements.

The suite of profiles include flat and indented cover caps, flush and stepped transoms, brise soleil brackets and glazed in vents.

3Materials

Aluminium profiles are extruded from aluminium alloy 6060T6, complying with the recommendations of BS EN 12020-2/BS EN 755-Parts 1 to 9

The range of sections can be provided in the following finish:

Powder organic coated to BS 6496 or BS EN 12206-1

Where required, a different colour/finish can be provided internally and externally.

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Product Features


Stick built system, mullion drained

Bolted pressure plate with decorative cover caps

Gasket glazed system

Can accommodate window and door inserts

Vertical and sloped façade applications

To learn more about this product and for detailed information browse through the datasheets below.