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20 September 2023

How Does Steel Fabrication Help in the Creation of the Juliet Balcony

So, let’s start by saying, we’re not just about the RSJs here at MAH Steel. We get a lot of enquiries for steel fabrication to produce bespoke mezzanine floors, railings, balustrades and Juliet balconies, to name a few. Today we’ll look at a Juliet balcony.

What are Juliet balconies?

Steel fabrication plays a crucial role in the creation of Juliet balconies. A Juliet balcony is a type of balcony that does not project outward from the building but rather is a railing that is attached to a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows or doors. These balconies are popular in modern architecture, particularly in urban areas where space is limited.

Steel fabrication is the process of cutting, shaping, and assembling steel into various forms and structures. In the case of Juliet balconies, steel fabrication is used to create the railings, supports, and other structural elements that make up the balcony.

The process

The first step in creating a Juliet balcony using steel fabrication is to design the structure. This involves determining the size and shape of the balcony, as well as the location of the supports and rails. The design must also take into account factors such as weight distribution, wind load, and durability.

Once the design is complete, the next step is to cut and shape the steel components according to the design specifications. This is typically done using specialised machinery, such as a CNC steel profiling machine or a bandsaw. The steel components are then welded together to form the framework of the balcony.

After the framework is assembled, the steel components are sandblasted and primed to prepare them for painting or coating. The final step is to install the balcony. This may involve attaching it to the building’s exterior walls or installing it on top of existing floors or roofs.

The benefits of using Juliet balconies

Steel fabrication offers several advantages when it comes to creating Juliet balconies. For one, steel is incredibly strong and durable, making it an ideal material for supporting heavy loads and withstanding harsh weather conditions. Additionally, steel can be easily customised to fit unique design requirements. This allows architects and builders to create balconies that meet their desired aesthetic and functional needs.

Furthermore, steel fabrication allows for precision engineering. Every component fits together perfectly and provides a high level of accuracy and quality control. This results in a balcony that is both safe and visually appealing.

Steel fabrication is an essential part of creating Juliet balconies. Its strength, versatility, and precision make it an ideal material for constructing these stylish and functional features that have become increasingly popular in modern architecture.

If you’re looking to get a Juliet balcony fabricated, give us a call at MAH Steel and one of our sales guys will be able to guide you through the process.

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