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Typically Used as the Base Channel for Glass Railing Systems or WindscreensFor 1/2" to 5/8" (12 to 16 mm) Monolithic Tempered Glass10 and 20 Foot LengthsWorks With TL5W10 TAPER-LOC?„? Taper SetsCustom Cutting and Mitering ServiceTest Reports AvailableThis CRL B5S Series Standard Square Aluminum Base Shoe is used as the base channel for glass railing systems. It can be clad in five choices of architectural finishes. The most critical component in a railing system is the proper attachment of the Aluminum Base Shoe to the substrate. CRL has engineered and tested a variety of attachment methods, and has developed an acceptable combination of drilling patterns and fasteners. A printed brochure with Instructions, Installation Hints, Cleaning, and Refinishing techniques is available.All heavy aluminum base shoes have a stock length tolerance of plus or minus 3/4 inch (19 millimeter)
1/2 inch (12 millimeter) Thick Glass when using Taper-Locº„º Dry Glaze System;
1/2 or 5/8 inch (12 or 16 millimeter) Thick Glass when using Wet Glaze System
For Test Results and Drilling Recommendations, >Test Reports Available>click here.
NOTE: 20 feet (6.10 meter) Extrusion Only (without holes) cannot be used for the Dry Glaze System unless the Base Shoe is fabricated to the above tested and approved hole and counter bore pattern. The Dry Glaze System requires that the attachment holes be counter bored so that no part of the fastener protrudes above the base of the channel opening.
SHIPPING NOTE: Due to the difficulty in packaging and handling 20 feet (6.10 meters) stock lengths, it is suggested that you Will Call these at any of our distribution centers. If requiring shipment, all packaging and handling concerns must be agreed to by CRL and the customer prior to shipping. All shipping arrangements will be documented on your quotation for your signed approval.Important NotesCRL does not recommend direct powder coating of this base shoe extrusion.
Powder coated cladding applied over the base shoe is the recommended method.
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