Point Support

Point-supported canopies and facades are comprised of stainless steel spider fittings and tempered glass designed to resist site specific design loads. Glass attachment fittings are designed to flex when the glass is under loading to reduce stresses in the glass at the point fitting. Spider fittings are typically bolted to a steel back-up structure.

Point Suport

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Point Support Applications

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® can review steel attachment requirements on a project-by-project basis to determine feasibility.

Glass: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® point supported systems can incorporate insulating glass with or without Low-E, laminated glass or monolithic tempered glass.

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Point Support Capabilities

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® has extensive experience in the design of structural glass systems. We offer custom-design guidance for structural glass applications.

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® provides engineering and shop drawings for our structural glass systems as a complete package to our customers.

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