Glass block flooring
Glass blocks flooring is used in all types of situations from bridge walkways, mezzanine floors, balconies, corridors and public highways outside buildings, allowing natural daylight to flood below.
Glass floor blocks* and lenses used in horizontal applications are specially manufactured and differ from glass blocks used in vertical walling.
The most common way to specify or install glass block flooring is to use precast, manufactured to order under factory-controlled conditions to suit individual project specifications such as glass block flooring, precast floor panels, roof lights and pavement lights.
Precast glass block flooring ensures:
Floor glass block characteristics
Solid, hollow, floor glass blocks are manufactured in the same way as wall blocks. They have a thicker face, are annealed for longer (like toughened glass) increasing the surface strength, also the face is totally flat where a wall glass block has a slightly concaved rim close to the edge of face.