UPPING THE GAME FOR BALUSTRADES GLASS TESTING

by | Mar 13, 2024 | Maritime news

Source: https://www.superyachttimes.com/yacht-news/beekmans-yacht-glass-balustrades

As one of the main motivators for Beekmans to introduce glass production in-house being the low quality of glass available in the sector, testing its products has always been at the forefront of the company’s mind. Superyachts are regularly put under strain, with heavy loads, rough seas and potential impact all adding to the possibility of glass balustrades breaking.

In recent years we have seen a predominance of glass within the exterior design of superyachts. Beginning with the evolution of floor to ceiling windows in the main saloon, and now encompassing the very structure of yachts themselves, glass is one of the most prevalent materials used within superyacht exteriors. While this advent of glass comes with its challenges, one of the companies that has become an expert in its field is the Dutch production and engineering firm Beekmans….

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