SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION is a lacquered glass, coloured and opaque in appearance, produced by depositing and then baking a highly resistant lacquer to one side of the glass.

Where can it be used?

  • Kitchens - splash backs
  • Bathrooms
  • A durable and aesthetic cladding for walls and doors.
  • Furniture - ideal for use on wardrobe and cupboard doors


This product is suitable for all interior surfaces where colour contributes to enhancing an area, including damp or humid rooms such as bathrooms and kitchens.

SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION can be used in domestic and commercial locations such as offices, hotels, museums, theatres and cinemas, for:

- Wall panelling and column cladding
- Furniture
- Cupboard doors
- Splashbacks.



  • Contemporary colours - The SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION range comprises 10 different colours. There are five light shades available, contrasting with four bold colours and one intense black. The stylish, radiant colours of SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION co-ordinate well with natural materials (wood, metal, stone etc).
  • Thanks to the special composition of the lacquer, SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION has a resistance to humidity making it ideal for use in high humidity rooms such as, Kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Durability - As the lacquer is applied to the back of the glass, it is protected from damage, ensuring durability.
  • The brilliance of the colours within the range is far superior to gloss paints when trying to achieve a stunning affect.


A range of colours are available.

Thicknesses: 4 and 6 mm
Standard dimensions: 3210 x 2400 mm
Other thicknesses and dimensions: please contact SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS.
Weight per unit area: 10kg/m2 in 4 mm, 15kg/m2 in 6 mm
For UK product availability please contact SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS.


SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION SAFE is a lacquered safety glass. A special safety film is applied to the reverse side of the lacquered glass. If the glass is broken the film holds the fragments of glass in place, thus reducing the risk of injury.


Despite every care taken with the product, and strict manufacturing controls, there may be very slight variants in shade between two production runs.

Processed Product Variations

Like silvered glass, SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION can be:
- cut
- edgeworked
- drilled.

During cutting the sheets must be placed on a clean table in order to protect the lacquer. There are a number of possible options for customising SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION:

- Cold screen printing of a pattern or logo on the glass (non-lacquered) side;
- Sandblasting or deep engraving. The effect will differ according to whether the sandblasting or engraving is carried out on the lacquered or non-lacquered side.

SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION can be customised by cold-painting decorative patterns or logos onto the glass surface. Alternatively it can be sandblasted and engraved. Different effects can be achieved, depending on whether the glass or lacquered face is treated.



SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION must be cleaned using a clean, soft cloth and a conventional cleaning product for glass (neutral product with no abrasive particles).




SGG PLANILAQUE EVOLUTION is intended for interior use only and must be installed in accordance with current national regulations and good practice.
Due to the quality of the lacquer, additional protective backing e.g. metal foil, need not be applied to the lacquered surface.


• Mechanically fixed, in channels or with clips or point-fixings.
• Adhesive fixing, using neutral translucent glues or white double-sided adhesive pads. If there is any doubt, tests must be carried out to check the compatibility of the adhesive with the lacquer.

Special precautions

For optimum installation care must be taken to:

- Place the product against an opaque surface with the lacquered side facing the wall
- Ensure the surface is flat, clean, dry and free from any harsh substances
- In particular light colours should be used against a uniformly pale coloured surface
- Provide a space of 1 to 2 mm between adjacent sheets
- Avoid placing the product near a source of intense heat (in a kitchen: directly behind the cooker hob or where it could come into contactwith very hot utensils)
- Do not expose the glass for prolonged periods to temperatures of more than 50°C. This may result in a slight change in colour over time.


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