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ColourX® is Gx Glass' backpainted flat glass range - contemporary, durable and stylish, it provides a bespoke design solution perfectly suited for commercial, contract and domestic interior glass applications, from wall cladding to splash backs to furniture tops.

ColourX-S is a standard range of 38 gloss colours and ColourX-NS provides the flexibility to choose your own gloss colour from established colour systems or utilize Gx Glass' colour scanning technology to match a specific colour.

ColourX paints are water based, making the range environmentally friendly with very low VOC levels and being fully recyclable at the end of its life. The paint has been extensively tested for both adhesion and longevity and ColourX comes with a one year warranty for commercial and contract projects when installed by Gx Glass.

ColourX can be manufactured with cut outs and holes and be CNC or water jet shaped to drawings or rigid templates (subject to manufacturing tolerances).

Gx Glass produces glass to British and European standards strength and flexibility in accordance with BS EN 12150 and safety up to BS EN 12600 Class 1.

Standard product features


Protective backing.



  • Minimum: Annealed: 50 x 50 mm (smaller sizes are available on request for infills which are hand polished); Toughened: 100 x 220 mm.
  • Maximum: Annealed: 1700 x 3150 mm, Toughened: 1730 x 3150 mm.


  • ColourX-S: Available in 38 colours.
  • ColourX-NS: Established colour systems such as RAL, NCS, BS, Farrow & Ball, Dulux as well as bespoke colour match using our colour scanning system.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-65-40/310 Annealed glass
45-65-40/335 Thermally toughened glass

NBS Specification

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Product specification

An important note about specifying



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Product reference

ColourX® Backpainted Glass




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Slight green hue.
[Low iron]


[4 mm]
10 kg/m².
[6 mm]
Standard, 15 kg/m².
[8 mm]
20 kg/m².
[10 mm]
25 kg/m².
[12 mm]
30 kg/m².
[15 mm]
37.5 kg/m², not available in black.
[19 mm]
47.5 kg/m², not available in black.


Insert requirement.
Insert requirement.


[Polished with painted edge and back arris]
[Polished with painted back arris only]
[Clear edge and back arris]
For glass tops and furniture.

Manufacturer details

Units 1 & 2,
Brunswick Road,
Cobbs Wood Industrial Estate,
Kent, TN23 1EL
Tel +44 (0)1233 642220
Fax +44 (0)1233 641475
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