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Vista cases allow total visibility of exhibits whilst providing protection and simple access solutions. An elegant all-glass vitrine with a glass top is attached to a metal base frame which conceals opening mechanisms and locking systems.
Cases can be full height or mounted on plinths, shelves or walls with one side opening for access. There are a variety of Vista design solutions each offering additional functionality in terms of doors and shelving.
Large cases can be created in single or multi-bay formats but may require additional internal structure, this can be glass beams or structures that can be used for object mounting or lighting.
The latest Vista 6 solutions with surface bonded technology can be used to create minimal planar designs.
Type of exhibits
Vista cases are ideally suited for exhibits that need to be seen from all directions, from sculpture and costume to silverware and natural history.
External lighting is best for the minimalist Vista design range. We can provide lighting solutions in the base of the case or as part of an internal feature. An effective spread of light can be achieved by concealing lights in the base and incorporating a mirrored surface in the top of the case.
Some of the Vista solutions allow shelving to be incorporated, usually from a hanging rod system with rods mounted through holes in the glass top or within a top channel for maximum flexibility.
Vista cases are designed to be opened effortlessly by one person, they are structurally stable when open and in most circumstances there is no need for additional support mechanisms. They can be provided with pull and slide door opening systems or with hinges. The hinges can be mounted within a minimal top frame or mounted directly to the glass. It is also possible to remove doors when exceptional access may be required.
Protecting your exhibits
Conservation - The Vista design is inherently well sealed and with careful selection of baseboard and structural materials it is suitable for the most sensitive of exhibits to be displayed.
Security - A range of glass specifications are available. Hinges are fully concealed and cases can be provided with a two stage locking system using a mechanical lock and a high security Abloy™ CL291 lock providing security and a range of keying options. Alarm sensors are easily concealed within the case structure.
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