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Mini Post Balustrade Frameless Glass Balcony Systems

The Mini Post frameless glass balustrade system can be used in a variety of ways.

Being extremely versatile, this mini-post system is ideal for glass balconies, patio areas, terraces and can be an effective safety handrail system. There are a number of options when choosing the mini-post balustrade system including base, core, edge, or side mounted designs. The sleek bottom mini stainless steel posts are designed to accommodate glass thicknesses from 10mm to 17.5mm. To achieve a more bespoke design, we have a choice of glass coloured tints available to act as a privacy screen.

These designs are tested to surpass the requirements for UDL loadings meeting domestic requirements of line loads of 0.74kN. Ideal for use on domestic projects and areas of low pedestrian traffic. The high strength comes from the use of 2205 Duplex stainless steel. This makes the component very strong and highly resistant to corrosion even in extreme marine environments. 

The Tilt-Lock design is an ingenious way making the install of the system as simple as possible. With a simple twist of an allen key on the body of the post, the glass self-levels and this easy adjustment saves a lot of time and hassle during installations.

We also provide a number of railing options making this a truly customisable solutions with lots of glass and railing balustrade variations. All design considerations depend on your requirements matching your needs with building safety and regulations considered.

Elite Frameless Mini Post Balustrade Overview

Stylish & Economical Solution

A stylish yet economical alternative to the channel design, the Mini-Post offers excellent value for a frameless glass balustrade without compromising on quality or safety.

Instead of an aluminium channel, two glass brackets hold each panel in place. These are manufactured from Marine Grade 2205 Duplex stainless steel which offers superior corrosion resistance in coastal locations, or in areas with high chloride, humidity and pollution levels.

Available in Three Principle Mount Designs

  • TOP Mounted Easy Install Mini Post Balustrade Fittings – Two Base Styles [Square and oval base plate designs)
  • SIDE Mounted Infinity View Mini Post Balustrade Fittings – Face Fix Design
  • EDGE Mounted Mini Post Balustrade Fittings – Designed for decks in mind
Elite Frameless Mini Post Balustrade Overview

Three Fixing Solutions - Choice of Handrail Designs

Base Mount Mini Post:

The Square Base design is ideal for use on decking. The four fitting points are located that they the Mini Post can be easily secured into decking timbers under the boards, without the additional need to add fixing noggins in place.

The Oval Base design only requires two fixings per post. The fixing points are further apart as compared to the square base, but this adds additional stability to the post. Use on patio fixes, concrete bases and roofing systems.

Side Mount Mini Post:

Designed to face mount on the side of a platform or parapet, easy to install and is an ideal fitting to use with curved glass balustrade, parapets and under sills. The innovative design allows you to off-stand the glass 40mm from the platform edge, enabling drainage, while maintaining a beautiful infinity balustrade with uninterrupted views. This system works by preinstalling the fixing studs / threaded bar into the edge of the platform or under an opening to create an infinity look. 

Edge Mount Mini Post:

Designed to fit on the edge of a deck, a design specifically created for decking platforms. The Mini Post rests on the platform base but has an extended leg that secures the component to the platform face. This is a unique design made specifically to use with our decking systems to create a strong secure fix through the deck facia through to the decking joists. Very easy to install, no special tools are needed and is ideal to use in conjunction with a DIY decking projects.

Choice of Handrails:

Various choices of slotted rails that are ideal for use with our range on frameless balustrade solutions. Designed with ease of use in mind, choose a handrail profile to meet your project design needs, and these are suitable for various glass thicknesses. All our railing systems are made from the highest quality 2205 Duplex Stainless Steel, to match the quality, strength and durability of our Mini Post systems. 

Glass Balustrade – Support

Mini Post Frameless Balustrade Design Services

Every project we undertake is dealt with individually by one of our expert in-house design and project management teams making your installation completely bespoke.

Each project starts with a professional CAD design so that you can visualise your new mini-post balustrade project. Our manufacturing processes follow rigorous quality control checks to ensure the highest possible design standards are met.

On-site visits are carried out where required to ensure we work closely with our clients and architects and ensure we provide the best solution for your individual balustrade requirements. This also ensures that we fully understand the installation requirements and maintain safety standards.

We are so confident in the superior quality and performance of our mini-post balustrade systems that we offer a comprehensive 5 year structural and part’s guarantee.

Frameless Mini Post Balustrade Installation

Our frameless mini-post balustrade system is ideal for installations in different environments and can be used on many different surfaces. With 4 design options available, the mini-post balustrade system can be fitted to suit your own individual needs.

If you are looking to install your own mini-post balustrade, then you’ll find that each of our kits come with full fitting instructions. Its important to prepare any surface that the balustrade will be installed on to make sure it is secured safely and securely. The mini-post balustrade systems are ideal for installing on concrete, steel, masonry, blockwork and structural timber. To help you mark out the area prior to install you can use the layout plans provided. We also advise that you use the right tools for the job so that a quality installation is guaranteed.

Glass Balustrade – Installation

Frameless Mini Post Glass Balustrade Case Studies

Our case studies demonstrate the quality of some of the recent installations of our leading glass balustrade systems.

Frameless Mini Post Glass Balustrade Further Information

Visit our technical resource center to learn more about the Mini Post Balustrade Systems, download technical details, drawings and product guides.

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What Our Customers Say

10 Out Of 10.

“The service we received from Elite Balustrade Systems was 10 out of 10.
Loui Sciberras

Customer Service And Assistance Received Were Excellent

“As a decking company we specialise in decking for holiday homes/lodges. This example was the first time we used a glass balustrade system. From the first point of contact with David the customer service and assistance received was excellent. From the planning stages right through to delivery everything ran smoothly. Our customer, like us was very impressed with the quality and the finish of the product and we have had lots of positive feedback from onlookers. I would certainly use this product again and hope to get the opportunity to do so in the near future.
George Houghton (GH Decking)

I Would Use This Company Again

“I was very pleased with both the service and quality of work provided by Elite. Everything was delivered on time, the drawings were turned around very quickly, even with multiple changes made by ourselves, and the service was polite and helpful. I would use this company again, and would recommend it to others.”
Patti Rio Green
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