Glass Block

Glass Block is a versatile material that can be used in a variety of ways to brighten your home. Whether you are looking to separate space, let in light while maintaining privacy, or simply add a design element to your home, Pittsburgh Corning Glass Block makes it all possible.

Pittsburgh Corning is a world leader in innovative architectural glass block systems design, providing glass block products and systems for commercial, institutional, government and residential building applications.

Pittsburgh Corning offers a wide variety of loose glass block styles and patterns, from traditional clear glass to designer patterns.

High Performance Line
Pittsburgh Corning’s High Performance Line of glass block products is comprised of products that offer the highest value, performance features and benefits related to improved safety, energy efficiency, aesthetics and decorative choices.

Thickset® 90 Block Decora® Pattern
Thickset® 90 Block provides a 90-minute fire rating. The Decora® pattern provides maximum light transmission with subtle visual distortion. The nondirectional faces make installation quick.

Thickset® 90 Block Endura™ Pattern
Thickset® 90 block provides a 90-minute fire rating. The Endura™ pattern’s narrow flutes provide moderate light transmission/maximum privacy.

Thickset® 90 Block Vue® Pattern
Thickset® 90 block provides a 90-minute fire rating. The Vue® pattern transmits maximum light and allows ultimate visibility.

Thickset® 60 Block Decora® Pattern
Thickset® 60 block provides a 60-minute fire rating. The Decora® pattern provides maximum light transmission with subtle visual distortion. The nondirectional faces make installation quick.

Thickset® 60 Block Vue® Pattern
Thickset® 60 block provides 60-minute fire rating. The Vue® pattern transmits maximum light and allows ultimate visibility.

Decora® LX Pattern
Fibrous glass insert adds moderate thermal and light characteristics. Maximum privacy. Please note: The “LX” fibrous glass insert is available in other patterns and sizes by special order. Minimum order quantities apply.

Vistabrik® Solid Glass Block
3" solid glass block. Clear visibility, durable, impact, vandal and bullet resistant, low maintenance and aesthetically attractive. Excellent light transmission.

Solar Wall Tubes - Focus™
An easy way to let light into a structure that is built with multi-wythe walls. The Solar Wall Tubes replace standard masonry units and allow light transmission for LEED contribution. Improved thermal performance. Available in various sizes with choice of privacy levels. 92% visible light transmission. Depth ranges from 8in - 16in.

Solar Wall Tubes - Vistabrik®
An easy way to let light into a structure that is built with multi-wythe walls. The Solar Wall Tubes replace standard masonry units and allow light transmission for LEED contribution. Improved thermal performance. Available in various sizes with choice of privacy levels. 90% visible light transmission. Depth ranges from 8in - 16in.

Energy Efficient Block Decora® Pattern
Blocks out the sun’s heat and ultraviolet light – to help keep interiors cooler in the summer. In winter, improved insulating ability helps keep interiors warmer. The trademark wavy undulations allow maximum light transmission with subtle visual distortion.

Energy Efficient Block Delphi® Pattern
Blocks out the sun’s heat and ultraviolet light – to help keep interiors cooler in the summer. In winter, improved insulating ability helps keep interiors warmer. Its raised diamond design lends prismatic effects to the light it transmits. Offers moderate light and maximum privacy.

Energy Efficient Block IceScapes® Pattern
Lets light in without sacrificing privacy. Offers maximum light with moderate to maximum privacy. Sandwiched inside every block is a low-emissivity coated glass panel that blocks out the sun’s heat and ultraviolet light.

Energy Efficient Block Vue® Pattern
Blocks out the sun’s heat and ultraviolet light – to help keep interiors cooler in the summer. In winter, improved insulating ability helps keep interiors warmer. Offers a smooth face to allow the most light and ultimate visibility – ideal for passive solar collection and visual clarity.

Signature Line
Pittsburgh Corning’s Signature Line of glass block products is comprised of high quality Premiere Series products and the largest selection of patterns and shapes. This line has become the standard in the industry and provides the most design flexibility in the selection and use of glass block for walls, windows, partitions, and showers in residential and commercial applications.

Argus® Pattern
Rounded perpendicular flutes diffuse light while allowing maximum light transmission and a medium degree of privacy.

Decora® Pattern
The trademark wavy undulations of this pattern provides maximum light transmission with subtle visual distortion. The nondirectional faces make installation quick.

Essex® AA Pattern
The fine grid design of the closely spaced ridges in this pattern offers moderate light transmission and a maximum degree of privacy.

IceScapes® Pattern
Non-directional pattern lets light in without sacrificing privacy. Maximum light transmission/medium to maximum privacy.

Vue® Pattern
Faces are smooth and undistorted to transmit the most light and allow ultimate visibility. This is your best choice for passive solar collection and visual clarity.

Focus™ Pattern
This new circular pattern gives an exciting new way to bring more light and drama to any project.

Opal Plain
With a smooth finish both inside and out, this style emits a softly diffused light over an entire area.

Opal Silk
This fine grid pattern on the inner surface provides an elegant setting as it gently spreads light.

Arque Block
Decora® Pattern

Arque® Block is a brilliant way to create smooth, graceful curves and columns. Arque® Block forms a consistent, tight curve ideally suited for columns.

Encurve® Finishing Unit
Decora® Pattern

Arched, soft edges to round out your design options or finish panels. Use with 8" x 8" EndBlock™ Finishing Units for a stepped panel.

EndBlock™ Finishing Unit
Decora® Pattern

The rounded, finished surface on one edge of these blocks makes them virtually disappear when used vertically or horizontally on the edges of panels, walls or dividers.

Hedron® Corner Block
Decora® Pattern

Hexagonal corner unit allows you to form 90-degree corners resulting in a gently rounded continuous glass face.

Tridron® 45 Block
Decora® Pattern

The unique shape of this block lets you create everything from 45-degree angles to full circles.

Arque Block
IceScapes® Pattern

Arque® Block is a brilliant way to create smooth, graceful curves and columns. Arque® Block forms a consistent, tight curve ideally suited for columns.

Encurve® Finishing Unit
IceScapes® Pattern

Arched, soft edges to round out your design options or finish panels. Use with 8" x 8" EndBlock™ Finishing Units for a stepped panel.

EndBlock™ Finishing Unit
IceScapes® Pattern

The rounded, finished surface on one edge of these blocks makes them virtually disappear when used vertically or horizontally on the edges of panels, walls or dividers.

Hedron® Corner Block
IceScapes® Pattern

Hexagonal corner unit allows you to form 90-degree corners resulting in a gently rounded continuous glass face.

Tridron® 45 Block
IceScapes® Pattern

The unique shape of this block lets you create everything from 45-degree angles to full circles.

Made To Order Products
Items listed below are subject to minimum order quantities and lead times.

Argus® Parallel Flutes
Rounded parallel flutes on each face diffuse light while allowing maximum light transmission and a medium degree of privacy. Compliments the Spyra® pattern.

SeaScapes® Pattern
The three dimensional circles appear to float within the glass block. The pattern lets in light and also provides a degree of privacy.

Spyra® Pattern
Spyra® Pattern gives you many options for decorative patterns, such as bold circles, rounded corners and the illusions of waves. Maximum light transmission and minimal privacy.

PC® Custom Signature Block
Custom manufactured with your corporate logo or other design pressed into one or both inside surfaces of an eight inch square, standard unit.

Vistabrik® Stippled Glass Block
Solid 3" thickness of glass with a stippled finish to add privacy. Durable, impact, vandal and bullet resistant, low maintenance and aesthetically attractive. Good light transition/medium privacy.

Hedron® LX Corner Block - Decora® Pattern
Hexagonal corner unit allows you to form 90-degree corners resulting in a gently rounded continuous glass face.