Sandblasted Glass Panels

Sandblasted Glass can be used to create privacy through glazing and to create an anti-slip finish to the surface of walk on glass.


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Sandblasted Glass Panels

Our Sandblasted Glass panels are made to measure and cut to size. IQ Glass Sandblasted panels are the perfect choice if you are looking to achieve privacy without compromising an elegant finish. Our glass panels are ideal for both residential and commercial settings, crafted to last.

Sandblasted glass panels can also be specified depending on the level of translucency that you require. This allows for unique installations that can create patterns for aesthetic purposes. 

Anti-Slip Glass

The process of sandblasting, as well as creating a translucent, private glass surface, also creates a slightly rougher surface to a glass panel. It is therefore a perfect surface finish for walk on glass units to create a safer walk on glass surface.

Designs and patterns available from sandblasting for anti-slip resistance are again extremely broad. Either a full sandblasted effect or a dot matrix sandblasted pattern will achieve an anti-slip resistance to the walk on glass floor with varying levels of transparency through the glass.

IQ Glass have a large number of sandblasted samples available at the showroom, from full sandblasted effect to dot matrix patterns, in order for your to be able to decide what will work best for your project. 

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Translucent Glass

Sandblasted Glass can be used in numerous applications of architectural glass with great effect, either to be used for decoration, privacy or on walk on glass units as an anti-slip finish.

The process of sandblasting involves firing fine sand at the glass in order to create a translucent, cloudy appearance to the surface of the glass. IQ Glass can sandblast pieces of glass up to 6m x 3m (a jumbo sheet, the largest piece of glass available in the UK) in a variety of gradients, designs and patterns to suit each design requirement.

Almost any pattern or design can be imprinted into a glass face using the sandblasting method including intricate design patterns and gradients of translucency.


Glass Specification

We can provide a sandblasted finish to almost any glass thickness required to create translucent or anti-slip finish to a glass installation. The exact glass specification will depend on the glass installation itself.

We are able to sandblast glass units up to 6m x 3m in a full sandblasted finish or patterned and gradient finishes if required.

Slip Resistance

The slip resistance achieved from a sandblasted finish can vary depending on the depth and gradient of the sandblasted finish. The slip resistance of a glass floor is measured using Pendulum Test Values (PTV), anything over 36 is accepted as a slip-resistant finish. In most instances, a sandblasted finish will achieve a PTV of 50 which is