Glass Options

  • Optically Coated UV filtering - This glass will reduce reflection whilst maintaining  accurate transmission of colour and detail. Art can be viewed from acute angles without distortion. It allows over 97% light transmission and reduces reflections to less than 1%. It effectively blocks up to 99% of harmful indoor and outdoor UV light rays so framed pieces retain their original colour and remain clearer and brighter for longer. The result, enhanced colors, brightness and reflection-free viewing for optimal lasting clarity. Recommended maximum size 660mm x 660mm.

  • Optium Museum Acrylic® - Meets your rigorous standards. UV filtering, optically coated, durable, shatter proof and strong, Optium is produced using a patented Tru Vue technology. A magnetron-sputtered anti-reflective, anti-static coating is bonded to an abrasion resistant, UV filtering acrylic sheet at an atomic level. This ensures long-lasting protection that doesn't oxidize and degrade over time. 
  • Optically Coated Glass - This glass will reduce reflection whilst maintaining accurate transmission of colour and detail. Art can be viewed from acute angles without distortion. It allows over 97% light transmission and reduces reflections to less than 1%. The result, enhanced colors, brightness and reflection-free viewing for optimal clarity. Recommended maximum size 660mm x 660mm. Suitable for framed items 600mmx600mm or less.
  • UV Filtering Clear - Conservation Grade UV Protection Conservation Clear® picture framing glass offers the highest level of UV protection available in the industry. Over time, exposure to indoor and outdoor UV light rays can contribute to fading and deterioration of art, photographs and other important personal keepsakes. Conservation Clear glass effectively blocks up to 99% of UV light rays to protect against fading and help keep framed pieces brighter for longer. The recommended maximum size is 660mm x 660mm.
  • UV Filtering Clear Acrylic - Conservation Clear® Acrylic with its UV filtering technology protects works of art from the harmful effects of indoor and outdoor UV light rays. Over time, the ultraviolet rays in everyday indoor and outdoor light take a toll on artwork. Paper can become faded, discoloured and brittle, causing irreversible damage that ruins the works of art. Conservation Clear Acrylic provides 99% UV protection to help protect art from fading by blocking harmful indoor and outdoor light rays, preserving art for years longer than regular acrylic would.
  • Standard Glass - Standard Clear Glass has good clarity, transparency and colour transmission. This glass will reflect due its flat surface though. It is recommended for framed items 600mm x 600mm or less.

  • Non reflective glass  - Softly etched glass providing a non reflective finish that will block out most of the reflection. Ideal glass for art with bold detail. Suitable for framed items 600mmx600mm or less.
  • Conservation Reflection Control® glass - Enhances the beauty of artwork with a matte-like finish that scatters light to minimize unwanted glare. Additionally, it effectively blocks up to 99% of UV light rays to help protect art, photographs and other important personal keepsakes from fading and deterioration caused by harmful UV light rays. Recommended maximum size 660mm x 660mm.

All the above recommended sizing limitations are in our safe transport guidelines. Larger items can be framed in any given glass option by request.

Glass Options