What is a Kinetic Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break?
A retractable wind break is a device used to block wind and create a sheltered area. It is typically made of glass material and can be opened and closed as needed. The material is usually mounted on a frame and can be extended to create a barrier against the wind. Retractable windbreaks are often used in outdoor areas such as patios, decks, pools, restaurants, cafes, terraces, balconies and hotels.
The old windbreak systems used to be known as a type of windbreak designed to reduce wind speed and improve air quality. It consists of a series of vertical panels that are mounted on a frame and can be adjusted to different angles to deflect wind. The panels were made of a lightweight material such as plastic or fabric and are designed to move with the wind, thus reducing its force. This type of windbreak can be used in both residential and commercial settings to reduce wind speeds and improve air quality.
Libart revolutionized the windbreak market by introducing the Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break system which is a vertically retracting balustrade that is suitable for multiple outdoor applications. The single-glazed tempered glass panes function as both balcony balustrades and windbreak systems without any profile sections in the middle.
Imagine an unobstructed view of your property from your living room. The vertical kinetic windbreak systems are employed to safeguard the area's privacy in addition to shielding it from chilly or threatening weather.
How are Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break made?
Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break systems provide all the benefits of a glass railing, with the convenience of an additional wind and rain shield when required. Kinetic systems utilize a concealed self-charging piston system that eliminates the unsightly counterweights, thick profiles, cables, and pulleys that are used by other inferior systems. Kinetic opens manually and closes automatically with a simple touch.
Versatility and design come together with Kinetic Systems. Uninterrupted panoramic views are guaranteed, with no compromise necessary! Portable (KU-FB) or ground-fixed (KU-FC) glass windbreaks can complement architectural features, with adjustable height and a sense of distinction. Kinetic Systems (FC and FB) are manufactured from structural glass for reliability and durability. Kinetic Systems are available in widths of 1.1m, 1.3m, 1.5m, and 1.6m width. Glass for the Fixed lower portion is 6mm tempered or 5+5 tempered and laminated, for the retracting portion is 6mm clear tempered.
The ideal kinetic balustrade for your home, restaurant, spa, or hotel will provide additional floor space, allowing you to maximize the options available within your space. Libart’s expert team is available to guide you through the various vertical retractable kinetic systems and their advantages so you can make an informed decision. You have several alternatives based on how you want your balcony area to appear and how much budget you have to spend.
Due to our extensive construction and technical expertise in the kinetic balustrade sector, we can complete custom-designed free-standing structures for the most demanding projects with the highest guaranteed quality.
How do you use Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break?
Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break system with a clean appearance offer all the advantages of an enclosure without obstructing the view is a type of barrier typically used in outdoor areas to block wind and other harsh outdoor elements. To create a railing to operate the system, simply locate hands a top closed windbreak in the desired location and ensure that equal pressure downwards securely anchors the singles glazed tempered glass to the ground base balustrade.
Next, to pull Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break up from its retracted position to the desired height, apply pressure on the securely anchored railing windbreaks that utilize a concealed self-charging piston system that eliminates the unsightly counterweights and unlock the mechanism that can be engaged to keep the barrier in place at a specific height. Finally, allow the windbreak as needed to block the wind from the desired direction.
When you no longer need Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break, you can simply lower it back down to its retracted position. It is important to always make sure that the windbreak is properly secured and locked in the retracted position when not in use to prevent any damage or injury.
What are Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break ideal for?
Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break systems provide the best of worlds. The benefits of standard glass railing with the added benefit of telescopic retracting wind break protect you against the wind, wind-driven rain, and other harsh outside elements. All while providing you unobstructed view, even when extended up.
With Libart’s Kinetic Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break system, your balcony season will be longer and more comfortable. Kinetics’ innovative design and operable flexibility give the best glass railing with the added option of protective extension. On sunny and wind-free days retract it down and enjoy all the benefits of normal Glass Railing, once the weather turns, and winds pick up, a simple press can now be protected by a retracting glass that will extend up to 1.85cm from the ground.
Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break systems keep away all kinds of animals, including insects, snakes, birds, frogs, and alligators, in addition to leaves and other detritus while also extending your establishment's available space for revenue and enjoyment while effectively extending the patio season.
How much are Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break?
Depending on the size and the space surrounding the balcony or patio space, Libart’s Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break systems will cost a different amount. The design of the enclosure and the calibre of the materials utilized both have an impact on pricing.
Although the initial cost of designing and installing a Kinetic, Retractable Glass Railing & Wind Break system is higher than its archaic counterpart, many homeowners discover that the weather protection ends up saving them money over time.