Glazing Systems Overview

SkyQuest: 225 & 325

A non-structural glazing system consisting of a base, pressure cap, and a cover.  An attractive and secure system that attaches to aluminum, steel or wood structural members.

Specially designed for glazing over a structural skeleton of steel, aluminum or wood.  Great for glass or polycarbonate projects.  Wide profile is designed to handle the high expansion ratios of polycarbonate.
Not to exceed 4′ span* (in canopy application) if load is light.

Crystal Structures SkyQuest glazing system
SkyQuest with 2 1/4″ or 3 1/4″ wide base

Features:

  • SkyQuest 225 designed primarily for glass
  • SkyQuest 325 designed primarily for polycarbonate bays 5′ to 6′ wide
  • 4  weepage channels
  • Concealed fasteners
  • Up to 6′ widths for polycarbonate
  • Glaze with glass or polycarbonate
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Series 225 Glazing System

A lightweight structural system primarily used with glass but can also accommodate polycarbonate glazing.

Specifically designed for smaller projects with light load requirements so you can build sunrooms, solariums, conservatories, greenhouses, skylights and vertical walls with this product.

Crystal Structures series 225 glazing system
Series 225 Glazing System

Only to be used on spans of 6′ or less.*

Features:

  • 2 weepage channels
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws
  • Glaze with glass or polycarbonate up to 4′ wide.

Series 300 Glazing System

A medium weight structural system primarily used with glass but can also accommodate polycarbonate glazing up to 4′ wide.

Primarily designed for medium sized glazed structures: sunrooms, solariums, conservatories, greenhouses

Crystal Structures series 300 glazing system
Series 300 Glazing System

and skylights. Not to exceed spans of 10′, 12′ with structural insert.*

Features:

  • 4 weepage channels
  • Thermally enhanced frame
  • Built in shade / curtain tracks
  • Built in accessory track
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Series 300-C, Curved Eave Style

This system is similar to the Series 300 but features a 24″ radius on the eave or ridge.

Specifically designed to make curved eave sunrooms, solariums, conservatories and skylights.  Also used on

Crystal Structures series 300 C glazing system
Series 300 C Glazing System

our barrel ridge skylight.  Not to exceed spans of 12′. *

Features:

  • 4 weepage channels
  • Thermally enhanced frame
  • Built in shade / curtain tracks
  • Built in accessory track
  • Tempered, curved glass
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Series 575 Glazing System

This is a heavy weight structural system mainly used with glass but can also accommodate polycarbonate glazing up to 4′ wide.

Primarily designed for constructing straight eave sunrooms, solariums, conservatories and skylights in heavy snow ares or larger lengths and spans.

Crystal Structures series 575 glazing system
Series 575 Glazing System

Not to exceed spans of 16′, 18′ with structural insert.*

Features:

  • 4 weepage channels
  • Thermally enhanced frame
  • Built in shade / curtain tracks
  • Built in accessory track
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Series 575-C, Curved Eave Style

This system is similar to the Series 575 but features a 24″ radius of the eave or ridge.

This system is specifically designed for curved eave sunrooms, solariums, conservatories, and skylights in

heavy snow areas or for larger lengths and spans.  Also used on our barrel ridge skylight. Not to exceed spans of 18′.*

Crystal Structures series 575 C glazing system
Series 575 C Glazing System

Features:

  • 4 weepage channels
  • Thermally enhanced frame
  • Built in shade / curtain tracks
  • Built in accessory track
  • Tempered, curved glass
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Series 750 Glazing System

This is a heavier weight structural system used mainly with glass but can also be accommodate polycarbonate glazing up to 4′ wide.

This system is primarily used for straight eave sunrooms, solariums, conservatories and skylights where very heavy snowfall occurs or with longer lengths and spans.

Crystal Structures series 750 glazing system
Series 750 Glazing System

For spans not to exceed 22′.*

Features:

  • 4 weepage channels
  • Thermally enhanced frame
  • Built in shade / curtain tracks
  • Built in accessory track
  • Tempered, curved glass
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Series 850 Glazing System

Our heaviest structural system mainly used with glass but can also accommodate polycarbonate glazing up to 4′ wide.

Specifically designed for straight eave glazed structures: sunrooms, solariums, conservatories, and skylights in areas of heavy snowfall or for larger lengths and spans.

Crystal Structures series 850 glazing system
Series 850 Glazing Sysetm

Not to exceed spans of 26′.*

Features:

  • 4 weepage channels
  • Additional wing for drainage / support larger mullions
  • Thermally enhanced frame
  • Built in shade / curtain tracks
  • Built in accessory track
  • Tempered, curved glass
  • Concealed fasteners
  • EPDM gaskets
  • Stainless steel screws

Unit Skylight
(Standard and custom sizes)

A thermally enhanced system for single slope / single light glass applications.  

Unit Skylight System
Unit Skylight System

Specifically designed for large unit skylights.  Span is governed by the composition of the glass.

Features:

  • Thermally broken frame
  • Fast installation
  • Standard sizes: 4′ x 4′, 5′ x 5′, 6′ x 6′

Thermal Sky 275 

This is a 2 3/4″ thick structural translucent polycarbonate sandwich panel system with great thermal properties.

Specifically designed for energy efficient translucent skylights and clear view wall applications.

Thermal Sky 275 Series
Thermal Sky 275 Series

Spans of 3′, 4′, 5′, and 6′ standard widths or any width less than 6′.

Features:

  • 2 layers of unbreakable 16mm glazing
  • Decorative 1′ and 2′ internal grids
  • UV resistant coatings
  • Internal grids
  • Unbreakable**
  • 10 year warranty

Thermal Sky 400

A 4″ thick structural translucent polycarbonate sandwich panel system with great thermal properties.

Specifically designed for energy efficient translucent skylights and clear view wall applications.

Spans of 3′, 4′, 5′, and 6′ standard widths or any width less than 6′.

Thermal Sky 400 System
Thermal Sky 400 System

Features:

  • 2 layers of unbreakable 16mm glazing
  • Thermally efficient
  • Several colors available
  • Decorative grids at 1′ and 2′
  • UV resistant coatings
  • Unbreakable**

Canopy System

A 20mm translucent standing seam polycarbonate system.  Designed for translucent canopies and walkways.

Standing Seam System
Standing Seam System

Panels are 2′ and up to 43′ long with structural horizontals below spaced 3′ to 4′ apart based on load requirements.

Features:

  • Many colors available: clear, opal, bronze, green, blue and etc.
  • Fast installation
  • UV resistant coatings, both sides
  • Unbreakable**

 


Sky View 40

Transparent Wall System
Transparent Wall System

A 40mm tongue and groove translucent polycarbonate system designed specifically for use with translucent walls.

Features:

  • UV resistant coating
  • Several colors: clear, opal, bronze and etc.
  • Unbreakable**

Low Profile Barrel Vault

Low Profile System
Low Profile System

This low profile system is made for narrow barrel vault skylights.  It is a cost effective method for unusually long and narrow barrel shaped skylights.  Spans not to exceed 6′ wide.

Features:

  • No additional structural members needed
  • Unbreakable polycarbonate glazing**, either monolithic or multi-wall
  • Transparent or translucent glazing options
  • Several colors available

*This is an estimated evaluation of the loads these systems can accommodate. Capacities are based on 25 lb live loads with a 90 mph wind condition and deflection ratio of L/175 for glass systems at 3′ wide bay spacing. Please contact us before designing your project or system.
** Refer to Gallina USA warranty information.

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