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I know how to but in Canada we cannot use glass guardrails that do not have
a top rail connecting all panels.  I also have a lot of trouble making the
connection work, especially with the connection to primary structure.  Our
load requirements are rather high ... and then I fight with the Client over
what "everyone else is doing" and never get asked again to do a guardrail
:^)  But I guarantee my guardrails conform to the code ... they'll still be
there when the building is long gone!

Thor A. Tandy P.Eng, MIStructE, Struct Eng
Victoria, BC

-----Original Message-----
From: Tarek Mokhtar [mailto:tarooky(--nospam--at)]
Sent: June 6, 2007 6:48 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Glass railing

Does anybody know of a way to calc glass panels acting as deck guardrails
that are supported only at the lower two corners by bolts? I have seen them
around, just not sure how to make them work, or if somebody is interested in
taking the job, please email me privately

Thanx in advance
Tarek Mokhtar, SE
Laguna Beach, CA

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