Most of the material used in its manufacture is pre-consumer recycled content. Although it does require heat treatment in gas fired tunnels and therefore embodies considerable energy the final product has more than enough qualities to offset the initial energy use.
The final finish is virtually maintenance free and will last the lifetime of the building. The block’s impervious surface resists weather, staining, dirt and will even allow ‘graffiti’ to be easily removed.
Astra-Glaze-SW+ is available is broad range of colors as well as custom colors and scoring patterns. Up to a four-hour fire rating is available depending on thickness and interior configurations.
For more information:
One Connelly Road
P.O. Box 438
Emigsville, PA 17318