Traditional Mortar Style
Glass Block Installation System

For use with 3" and 4" thick glass blocks

Mortar Systems with Spacers:
Installing glass block products with mortar gives you great potential: curves, multi-story expanses, exterior and interior applications, shower enclosures and more. The details in the figures below show you two ways to complete the do it yourself installation with success.


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Glass Block Mortar Installation Accessories

Item

Sku
Description
Price
Qty (piece)
Glass Block Reinforcing Wire
Embed horizontally in the mortar joints between every other course.
109
Reinforcing Galvanized Wire
(4ft piece)
 
Glass Block Panel Anchors
Panel Anchors secure blocks into the surrounding framework.
S10019
Galvanized Panel Anchors
(24" x 2")
 
Glass Block Expansion Strips
Expansion Strips made of white polyethylene, are inserted at the head and/or jambs depending on the application. The strips replace mortar at these points to cushion the glass block and allow the panel to expand and contract freely.
S10001
Expansion Strips
  50ft Roll
4-1/4" x 3/8"
 
Glass Block Spacers Block Spacers are one-piece, all plastic spacers that speeds
construction, assures uniform placement and helps keep panel flush. Select either Premiere or Thinline based on your block size.
S10021
Premiere (4" Thick) Glass Block Spacers
(25 per bag)
 
S10020
Thinline (3" Thick) Glass Block Spacers
(25 per bag)
 
 
111
Asphault Emulsion (1 quart)  
Will complete approximately 25 - 30 blocks
112
Multi-Coat Premixed White Mortar
(50 lbs)
 
 
S10037
Pastry Bag 24"
(use to dispense mortar)
 
3" Wide x 48" Long White Vinyl Channel

141

 
4" Wide x 48" Long White Vinyl Channel

142

 
*April 2021 - Due to shipping irregularities please call us for a quote on your glass block needs.

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46 Gettysburg Street, P.O. Box 310 Arendtsville, Pa 17303,
Phone: 1-800-237-7470


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