Acyrilics

Optium Museum Acrylic® (Recommended)

The virtually invisible acrylic that performs like glass and is trusted by the world’s most renowned museums is now available in popular cut sizes, 32 in x 40 in (815 mm x 1015 mm) and below.  These smaller sizes offer more framing choices at affordable price points to fulfill the growing demand from the framing and design communities.  Available now through our world-wide network of authorized distributors.

  • Features & Applications

     

    Features

    • Virtually eliminates reflections

    • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays

    • Optimal light transmission protects and brightens colors

    • Anti-static protection that immediately dissipates static

    • Durable hard coat protects against scratches

    • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

    • Cleans like glass – no special cleaners needed

    • Proprietary coating is engineered for permanence

     

    Applications

    • Framing or display cases for cultural heritage and fine art collections

    • High volume work – anti-static properties cut down on cleaning and fabrication time

    • Static sensitive materials including textiles, charcoals, pastels, fragile surfaces, featherwork and lightweight papers

    • Oversized works, structurally sensitive frames, and / or when glass is too heavy

    • Irreplaceable works of art

    • Shadowboxes for displaying objects, including family heirlooms or personal mementos

    • Works that travel, high traffic areas, and public event spaces where safety is a concern

Testing & Certifications

 

Individual Tests

  • Passes RoHS Compliance ASTM B117-03

Technical Info & Resources

Technical Info

  • Substrate: Clear Float Glass

  • Thickness: 2.5mm / .098″

  • Maximum Size: 40″x60″ / 1015mm x 1525mm

  • Reflection: 8% (double-sided)

  • Transmission: >90% (total)

  • UV Block: up to 45% of 300nm to 380nm UV rays

Conservation Clear® Acrylic

Rest assured you won’t get burned by this ultra protective, crystal clear acrylic that strikes the perfect balance between color neutrality and protection.

  • Features & Applications

     

    Features

    • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays

    • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

     

    Applications

    • Framing or displaying cultural heritage and fine art collections, oversized works, irreplaceable works of art

    • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern.

  • Testing & Certifications

     

    Individual Tests

    • Passes Photographic Activity Test (PAT) ISO 18916

    • Meets ISO 18902 section 3.9

    • Passes Outgassing Oddy Test

    • Passes RoHS Compliance ASTM B117-03

    • Accelerated Aging 2000 hours (~100 years) of Q-sun Xenon Arc Testing at exposure intensity of 100,000 lux properties remain unchanged

    Certifications

    • Conservation Grade Protection

    • ISO 18902 Photo Safe

  • Features & Applications

     

  • Testing & Certifications

     

  • Technical Info & Resources

    Technical Info

    • Substrate: UV Filter Acrylic

    • Thickness: 3.0mm /.118″

    • Maximum Size: 48″x96″” / 1220mm x 2440mm

    • Reflection: 8%, Transmission: 92% (total), UV Block: up to 99% of 300nm to 380nm UV rays

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Conservation Reflection Control® Acrylic

This matte finished acrylic scatters and diffuses light to reduce unwanted glare and achieves optimal color transmission and UV protection.

  • Features & Applications

     

    Features

    • Matte finish reduces glare

    • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays

    • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

     

    Applications

    • Framing or displaying cultural heritage and fine art collections, oversized works, irreplaceable works of art

    • Use to reduce glare in rooms with a high volume of uncontrolled light

    • Use to frame items that don’t require a lot of depth – a maximum of 2 matboards stacked is recommended

    • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern.

  • Testing & Certifications

     

    Individual Tests

    • Passes Photographic Activity Test (PAT) ISO 18916

    • Meets ISO 18902 section 3.9

    • Passes Outgassing Oddy Test

    • Passes RoHS Compliance ASTM B117-03

    • Accelerated Aging 2000 hours (~100 years) of Q-sun Xenon Arc Testing at exposure intensity of 100,000 lux properties remain unchanged

     

    Certifications

    • Conservation Grade Protection

    • ISO 18902 Photo Safe

  • Technical Info & Resources

    Technical Info

    • Substrate: UV Filter Acrylic

    • Coating: Matte Finish

    • Thickness: 3.0mm /.118″

    • Maximum Size: 48″x96″ / 1220mm x 2440mm

    • Reflection: 8% scattered light (double-sided)

    • Transmission: 92% (total)

    • UV Block: up to 99% of 300nm to 380nm UV rays

Reflection Control® Acrylic

This matte finished acrylic scatters and diffuses light to reduce unwanted glare and provides security from injury and breakage.

  • Features & Applications

     

    Features

    • Matte finish reduces glare, Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

     

    Applications

    • Custom framing items that are not sensitive to UV damage or items that will be displayed in controlled light environment to limit UV exposure

    • Items that can be reproduced or replaced easily

    • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern

  • Testing & Certifications

     

    Individual Tests

    • Passes RoHS Compliance ASTM B117-03

  • Technical Info & Resources

    Technical Info

    • Substrate: Framing Grade Acrylic

    • Coating: Matte Finish

    • Thickness: 3.0mm /.118″

    • Maximum Size: 48″x96″ / 1220mm x 2440mm

    • Reflection: 8% scattered light (double-sided)

    • Transmission: 92% (total)

    • UV Block: up to 66% of 300nm to 380nm UV rays

Premium Clear® Acrylic

This high quality clear acrylic product provides safety and security from injury and breakage.

  • Features & Applications

     

    Features

    • General purpose framing grade acrylic

    • Shatter resistance safeguards against injury and damage to artwork

     

    Applications

    • General purpose framing when UV exposure is not a concern

    • Items that can be reproduced or replaced easily

    • Framing for earthquake prone or high traffic areas where safety is a concern

  • Testing & Certifications

     

    Individual Tests

    • Passes RoHS Compliance ASTM B117-03

  • Technical Info & Resources

    Technical Info

    • Substrate: Framing Grade Acrylic

    • Thickness: 2.3mm, 2.5mm, 3.0mm /.090″, .098″ .118″

    • Maximum Size: 48″x96″ / 1220mm x 2440mm

    • Reflection: 8% (double-sided)

    • Transmission: 92% (total)

    • UV Block: up to 66% of 300nm to 380nm UV rays

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