Tru Vue® Optium Museum Acrylic® (plexi-glass) meets the toughest conservation standards and exceeds the highest curatorial expectations. Recommended for professional presentation and preservation framing of artwork, photography and other works on paper, preferred by galleries and museums. It filters out 99% of harmful UV rays, is lightweight, acid-free, shatter-resistant, anti-static, and anti-reflective. 1/8” in thickness.
Want to learn more about our other acrylic offerings? We break down the differences here in our blog.
We get the question all the time: “Does it matter which side of my acrylic faces out?”
Our answer includes a question: It depends. What type of acrylic do you have?
At American Frame, we’re proud to offer the finest picture framing supplies in addition to an incredible selection of picture frames online. An important category of products is acrylic, or plexiglass, for framing artwork. Learning how to frame a picture properly includes protecting your artwork properly. Acrylic protects artwork without distortion or the risk of shattering. At American Frame, our acrylic plexiglass sheets are acid-free, lightweight, archival quality, and offered in five variations.
Most all of the world’s most prestigious museums and galleries use acrylic (a.k.a. “glazing,” “plexiglass”) to protect and preserve their most important works. Acrylic is lightweight, shatterproof, acid-free, and prevents harmful substances from damaging artwork.
You know ultraviolet light from sunlight can fade artwork. But you may not know the same UV-light can also be present in artificial light, from the halogen lamps in your workspace to the fluorescent bulbs in an office building where your work may be displayed.