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The largest viewing platform in the world

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  • Release on :2017-02-18

Building glass is become a new topic for architectural such as the glass bridge, glass house, and glass restaurant etc. In recently, "UFO" glass viewing platform of Beijing Pinggu Shilin Gorge Scenic Area has been officially open to public. The span of 32.8 meters above the viewing platform is 11.4 meters longer than the  bridge of United States Colorado Grand Canyon. It covers 415 square meters of the carrying area and its elevation is 768 meters which is 400 meters away from the bottom of the cliff. It’s known as the largest glass viewing platform in the world at present. It is said that some people have frightened in the above.

The wonderful viewing platform is famous for its special design, which is almost completely transparent and floating in the sky. It brings much more exciting when looking from the viewing platform to the ground. People regard it as the “sky road” which is no any scenic can be compared with it in the world.

It is reported that the main structure of the viewing platform is make of the titanium alloy.
Titanium alloy material is widely used in aviation and aerospace field because of its high strength, good corrosion resistance and high heat resistance, but it is the first time for large-scale folk application. "The advantage of using titanium alloy to build this project is to keep tourists more safety when they are visiting. The most bring spots of this project is the glass. Can you guest which kind of the glass can be applicated in such a wonderful project?

SHENZHEN JIMY GLASS will tell you the secret. The floor glass is make of 3 layer tempered laminated glass and the balustrade glass is make of 2 layer tempered laminated glass. All those design is fully considering the safety for people. It’s safety enough for more than 700 kilograms of load for per square meter can withstand, concrete tanker also can walking on it. People can be stand safety on it even if the three layers of laminated glass is all broken.