CGS Smart Rail – Base Rail Balustrade

Clear Glass Solutions are pleased to present  our new 2016 design “CGS Smart Rail” aluminium glazing channel.  CGS Smart Rail is a base rail channel system for supporting glass in domestic residential and high rise apartment buildings. The benefits of this system are enormous for those looking for an elegant glass balustrade system that unobtrusive allowing for maximum panoramic views

CGS Smart Rail Product Features:

  1. This system is attractive and designed with both current and future projects in mind!
  2. Easy to install saving on labor costs.
  3. Can be adjusted for camber.  Allows for glass to be tilted 30 mm forward or aft. Tilt adjustment from either side so your glass panels line up perfectly.
  4. Can be top mounted, side mounted or recessed into concrete.
  5. The system is dry glazed so requires no grout. This feature is very attractive to installers.
  6. CGS Smart Rail can be engineered to be handrail free in certain applications when used in Conjunction with “CGS Guardian ” SGP Glass
  7. Fully engineer tested using 6063T5 anodizing grade
  8. Available in models to suit glass from 12mm to 22.28 mm
  9. Suitable for indoor and outdoor installations
  10. CGS Glass options include Toughened glass, tinted glass, curved glass, laminated glass and acid etched glass
  11. Ultra Clear low iron toughened and ultra clear low iron toughened laminated glass
  12. Glass thickness’s include 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 11.52, 13.52, 14.28,15.04,17.52, 18.28 and 22.28 in many variations.
  13. Our glass and channel packages mean that this attractive and easy to install system is very affordable. Clear Glass Solutions are one source for glass, channel and top rail which reduces on supplier costs making this system very attractive for specifiers!

“CGS Smart rail” is now available in our custom satin stainless steel look as standard > Other options include Mill finish, anodized colors and our new exclusive anodized color Luxury Silver”. CGS Smart rail is only available through Clear Glass Solutions. We can arrange for anodizing in standard RAL and Pantone colors if the quantity is sufficient.

CGS Smart Rail can accommodate glass from 12mm up to 22.28mm thick. Our design and development intent was to produce a product that could take advantage of our “CGS Centurion glass” SGP Sentry Glass manufacturing to create a system that is strong, attractive and price competitive.

This system is being offered for residential and high rise building projects.  Due to the overwhelming volume of inquiry and enthusiasm for residential projects, we are delighted to announce off the shelf availability in lengths of 1500mm and 3000mm in April 2016 and will be shipping around Australia.

We are offering a system  that requires NO handrail when used in conjunction with DuPont SGP Sentryglass supplied by Clear Glass Solutions. Conditions apply. This is the system for apartments with a discerning client in mind!

Product Update: New internal clamping mechanism is now available. Internal pressure plate clamping is tightened by spanner which means this system can now be used in ground Channel applications. Short covers are available when making this system adaptable to any requirement

M12 * 150 mm SS316 countersunk screws for concrete or timber applications can be supplied with this package.

Further information is in these documents:

Base rail system brochure (CGS) 2017

CGS Smart Rail Order form

Test Results for CGS Smart Channel

Our Youtube video showing installation