The 4″ Nubio Albend creates 22 1/2° turns. These blocks are ideal for curves, corners or columns. Another name for albend is the 4″ Nubio All Bend. The Albend block types are part of the Smart Architecture line of glass blocks. The Nubio Albend features intersecting random wave pattern to provide an attractive appearance and privacy. The Albend has a smooth exterior surface for easy cleaning. Matching designer shapes provide beauty and flexibility to create angles, curves or finished jambs and heads.
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Features of 4″ Nubio Albend
First feature of the 4″ Nubio Albend is the unique shape. Secondly, the block allows for partitions to make 22 1/2 degree turns. The wave pattern is the ultimate light reflector. The block transposes a light into gorgeous, swimming geometric curves. The wave pattern compliments almost any design and offers some privacy. Glass block is a timeless product that offers light and aesthetics to any home. The actual size of the 4″ Nubio Albend glass block is 7-3/4″ x 3-7/8″ in.
Why choose Smart Architecture: Guide to High-Technical Features
With advanced technology like thermal and acoustic insulation, mechanical reinforcement, and fire resistance, glass block meets the needs of today’s architectural projects with even more style and creativity. The 4″ Nubio Albend is one of the many blocks available in the Smart Architecture Collection.
Smart Architecture blocks feature technological advances in the glass block industry. Many Smart Architecture blocks offer one or more of the following; Fire Resistance, Sound Proofing, Thermal Insulation, Light Control, Bullet Resistance, and Structural Stabity.
offers new technologies for self-cleaning, energy saving, and solar reflecting. Due to these technologies, homeowners are investing in a product that will be vibrant, smart and beautiful for many years.
Technological Properties of 4″ Albend Glass Blocks
Firstly, the self-cleaning technology reduces cleaning and maintenance costs associated with glass block installations. Also, invisible surface coatings contain hydrophilic properties that break down organic dirt and wash away rain water. This means the glass maintains a cleaner appearance over time.
Secondly, the manufacturer has patented ‘Energy Saving’ technology. As a result, allow Glass Block Warehouse to introduce low-emissivity glass plates and pressure controlled argon gas. The plates are inserted between the glass faces to interrupt the thermal bridge, and argon gas is injected to reduce a block’s thermal transmittance to U=1.1 W/m2 K. Additionally, homeowners enjoy saving energy and protecting the environment with 4″ Nubio Albend glass block.
Lastly, solar-reflecting glass block is made with protective cover films for applications. Due to the films protection against UV radiation. For that reason, the block’s reduce overheating in the summer. Like most solar conscious windows, glass block installations will further protect interior decor.
In conclusion, the new technologies make buying glass block an even better investment for years to come. In addition to technologies for a better glass block experience, they never go out of style and offer timeless beauty in any installation.