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Anchors/ Anchors for glass elements

ANCHORS AND BRACKETS SYSTEM FOR GLASS ASSEMBLIES

Les Miroirs.18, Avenue d’Alsace 92096 La Défense France
Tel.: (+33) 147 623 400
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SGG Point® is a system made up of a series of stainless steel bolts that support glass panels at 4 to 6 points and brackets with between 1 and 4 arms that attach both to the bolts and to the bearing structure. The glass must always be heat strengthened (Securipoint), with any of the additional optional characteristics: monolithic, laminated, double glazed with air space, curved, clear, solar control or low-emissivity, with thickness of 8, 10, 12, 15 and 19 mm. Applications: facades (inclined, curtain wall, etc.), overhead glazing, wall clading, street furniture, interior partitions, etc.
-SGG Point S: fitting with articulated joint for single glazing. Formed by a fitting countersunk into the glass, either protruding or flush with the surface of the glass. A bearing in the fitting allows the free movement of the glass as it is subjected to wind pressure. The assembly is held together by a steel locking ring and plastic washers that prevent contact between glass and metal.
-SGG Point D: fittings with articulated joints for double glazing with a 15 mm air space. The two lites of glass are held by the fitting, which is basically the same as the S system, except that in this case the articulated joint is located within the thickness of the exterior lite of glass.
-SGG Point SLW: fixed fitting for monolithic glass. The articulated joint is replaced by a 60 mm diameter stainless steel bolt with a flat cylindrical head.
-SGG Point DLW: fixed fittings for double glazing with air space. Only the interior lite, which must always be laminated, is connected to the fitting. In this way a thermal break is maintained and a greater variety of solar control surface treatments can be applied to the exterior lite.
-SGG Point XS: it comprises a bolt which does not completely penetrate the glass. This fixing is integrated into the actual thickness of the glass component.
Glass facade with stainless steel fittings. Hotel Esplanade, Berlin, Germany. Architects: Murphy & Jahn.

Glass facade with SGG Point® fittings. Hotel Esplanade, Berlin, Germany. Architects: Murphy & Jahn.

Diagram of absorption of stress in the glass by the articulated fittings

Diagram of absorption of stress in the glass by the articulated fittings. Dead weight of the glass, windload and differential movement.

fastening of two glass panels.

fastening of two glass panels.

SGG Point S, with articulated joint, for single glazing.

SGG Point S, with articulated joint, for single glazing.

SGG Point D, with articulated joints, for double glazing with a 15 mm air space.

SGG Point D, with articulated joints, for double glazing with a 15 mm air space.

SGG Point SLW, fixed fitting for monolithic glass.

SGG Point SLW, fixed fitting for monolithic glass.

SGG Point DLW, fixed fittings for double glazing with air space.

SGG Point DLW, fixed fittings for double glazing with air space.

SGG Point XS comprises a bolt which is integrated into the actual thickness of the glass component.

SGG Point XS comprises a bolt which is integrated into the actual thickness of the glass component.

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