Sunlight, as well as halogen and fluorescent lights can all be hazardous to paper and other artistic mediums. Exposed over time to the harmful UV light, fabrics and paper can become brittle, fade in color or turn yellow. This damage is permanent and irreversible.
Fortunately, ACRYLITE® Gallery UV filtering OP3 acrylic provides exceptional protection with the highest level of UV filtering available in the industry. When slightly reduced level of UV protection is needed, ACRYLITE® Gallery UV Filtering UV3 might be the best solution for you. Both OP3 and UV3 feature this UV protection inherent in their protective formulations.
Because these glazing options are acrylic, they are lighter, easier to ship and 10-20 times more resistant to impact than glass.
- Premier – Museum grade, with the industry’s highest levels of UV protection, chemical and mar resistance, non-glare and more.
- Plus – Conservation grade, with moderate levels of UV protection, chemical and mar resistance, non-glare and more.
- Primary – For general use, with mild UV protection, chemical and mar resistance. It is non-glare, but also with an eye toward the budget.
Lear more about ACRYLITE® UV filtering products and options for framing projects here: ACRYLITE® for Framing
The product’s soft matte finish is designed to reduce glare when installed flush to photos, documents, etc. For installations requiring a standoff distance, ACRYLITE® anti-reflective is recommended.