3″ inches of solid glass make this the top-performing product offering the highest ballistic ratings, resistance to impact and vandalism, sound transmission, low maintenance and is aesthetically attractive, while still transmitting 80% of available light.
4″ x 8″ x 3″
6″ x 8″ x 3″
8″ x 8″ x 3
These are other considerations for commercial use of Glass Block
Glass block provides exceptional visibility in compliance with ADA guidelines for enclosed areas. It is also scratch-resistant and transmits up to 80% of available specifications and the provision Bullet Resistant light in both directions without any yellowing, clouding or weathering.
The Northridge, CA earthquake on January 17, 1994 was the largest earthquake in the United States to have its epicenter in an urban area. A detailed survey was made of the performance of structures containing glass block panel applications. In all sites visited, the glass block walls resisted the seismic forces without failure.
Glass block resists damage and is easy to clean
Three inches of solid glass makes VISTABRIK® a dense barrier to sounds from trains, traffic, crowds, sirens, and machinery with a 53 STC level. THICKSET Series Block STC ranges between 48-50, and Premiere series glass block 35 to 40.
High Impact Resistant
UL tested and approved for Levels 1,2, and 6, VISTABRIK resists penetration from high-impact ballistics, including 9mm and .357 magnum bullets!
Solid Glass Blocks
Glass Blocks – a 100% compact glass block that combines the strength of traditional brick with the transparency and luminosity of glass. Unlike traditional products that are hollow inside, solid Glass Blocks deliver visual effects and movement created deep within the block that adds transparency, passage of light and new beauty to the usual properties of this construction element. Solid Glass Blocks come in four colors: Clear, Royal Blue, Dark Amber and Nordique.
Rectangular: 9″ x 4.5″ x 2″
Square: 4.5″ x 4.5″ x 2″