For decades, glass manufacturers have been working to develop a permanent and durable way for color to be added to glass as part of architecture and design. It was from this development that the GlassKote process was born. GlassKote is a scientific innovation straight from Australia.
With its breakthrough, revolutionary agent mixed with color compounds, color can now be added to glass beautifully and for the long-term. After sharing the new process with its own country, GlassKote wanted to spread its wings to stretch past its coasts, and that was how ColorKote was born.
The GlassKote process is simply a permanent, color fixing or color coating for glass. Our process uses current paint computer color-matching technology combined with a unique and exclusive additive that can be efficiently applied to almost every type of glass. This means, any glass type whether it is heat resistant, laminated, safety, toughened or specialty glass with raised patterns shapes or styles.
The real benefits of the GlassKote process are the almost unlimited palette of colors available, and its multitude of applications. Even more, our process can be combined with a range of textures such as metallic, opaque, and translucent as well as the ability to mask graphics onto the glass and direct print digital images. This makes color glass options limitless with your imagination and design.
Durability is never a question because once the color treatment has been applied, it melds to the surface of the glass to form an impervious finish, which retains the fullness of the color applied. As compared to other architectural finishes, glass requires less maintenance and outlasts most other finishes. Glass is easy to clean and doesn’t harbor germs or bacteria while it does offer is structural strength, durability and its natural non-porous state.
GlassKoteTM really has limitless applications with the number of effects and finishes combined with the many different glass types. Multiple possibilities make the world of ColorKote new and changing every day. Every client can choose their own textures and colors to match any design you want.
We may have started with backsplashes in kitchens and bathrooms, but as more designers and homeowners get a chance to see the beauty of colored glass, even more applications have been created and enjoyed. With more applications like the exterior of companies, internal featured walls, furniture, signage, and more, there are so many ways to enjoy ColorKote.
At ColorKote, we are happy to work with your architect, designer or construction company to develop the individuals colors and styles that you are looking to add into your space.