Work Item
ASTM WK59324

New Guide for Design of Glass Railings and Guards and Balustrades

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, development and maintenance of standards and related documents for performance of buildings, their elements, components, including means and methods of fabrication and assembly; and the description, measurement, prediction, improvement, and management of the overall performance of buildings and building-related facilities. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having a mutual interest.


Glass, laminated glass, balustrades, railings, guards


Design guidance and standardization of design needed in the industry for glass railings, guards and balustrades

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E06.56

Committee: E06

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 06-11-2017

Technical Contact: Julia Schimmelpenningh

Item: 001

Ballot: E06.56 (21-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 011

Ballot: E06 (21-04)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution