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Category Tradeable
Type Advanced Agricultural Product
Total Value 200.0 Units.png
Updated Prisms

Glass is a tradeable.


Glass is a tradeable item that can be used in construction and base building. It can also be used for decoration and room parts other than windows.

Game description[]

Shatter-proof, scratch-resistant glass with a self-cleaning, UV-cured coating, for general construction use.

Refined from Silicate powder. Extract silicate from the earth with a Terrain Manipulator.

Can be crafted from Frost Crystals extracted from plants on frozen worlds.


Glass can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Glass can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SUBSTANCE.WATER.PLANT.png Cyto-Phosphate x50  +  SUBSTANCE.WATER.1.png Salt x50  →  FARMPROD.3.png Glass x1  ("Salt Crystal Polishing", 20 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.SAND.1.png Silicate Powder x40  →  FARMPROD.3.png Glass x1  ("Silicate Forging", 12 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal x40  →  FARMPROD.3.png Glass x1  ("Polish Crystals", 30 sec./unit output)



Glass is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:


Glass is not used as an ingredient for refining using a Refiner.


Glass is not used as an ingredient for cooking using a Nutrient Processor.

Addtional information[]

The blueprint for glass is obtained from the Overseer (NPC) at the beginning of their quest line.

Release history[]