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GLAZING
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Which type of glass would you like?. We provide you with a comprehensive picture frame glazing range. We specialise in coated glass, offering anti-reflective and protective UV glass, as well as lightweight styrene and acrylic products.


Choose between 12 of our glazing products… from Clear Float Glass to Museum Glass® with amazing clarity and a 99% UV filter.

Standard Glass

Float glass is the top quality material for picture framing. It is made by floating molten glass on a bed of molten tin, giving the glass a uniform thickness and very flat surface. The majority of pictures are framed using this type of glass, either clear, diffused or non-reflective.

Clear Float Glass

A top quality clear float glass, starting point for all picture framing.

Sheet thickness: 2mm, 3mm, 4mm.

Diffused Glass also known as Non-reflective, Matt Glass or Etched Glass.

A picture framing glass which is acid etched to give a non glare, diffused matt finish. Not suitable for deep box framing or multi layered mounts. Sheet thickness: 2mm.

Standard Glass

Clear Float Glass

Thickness(mm): 2, 3, 4

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2mm: 1220 x 1830mm

3mm: 2140 x 1320mm

4mm: 1605 x 2400mm

Use: Everyday picture framing.


CLEAR

Standard Glass

Diffused Glass

Thickness(mm): 2

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2mm: 1220 x 1830mm

Use: Reduces the glare produced by the reflection of direct sunlight.


DIFFUSED

Specialist Glass

Conservation Clear®

Tru Vue

Thickness(mm): 2.5

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2.5mm: 1016 x 1525mm

Use: The TruGuard UV protection blocks 99% of UV rays that would otherwise cause fading and discolouration.

Specialist Glass

Conservation Reflection Control®

Tru Vue

Thickness(mm): 2.5

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2.5mm: 1914 x 1220mm

Use: All benefits of 99% TruGuard UV protection combined with a non-glare, diffused glass finish.

Specialist Glass

We stock specialist glasses such as Tru Vue and Artglass. The excellent UV Protective and Anti-Reflective nature of these products makes them ideal for a wide range of specific purposes.

Tru Vue

Conservation Clear®, Conservation Reflection Control®, Museum Glass® and UltraVue®.

Sheet thickness: 2.5mm. UltraVue® is 2mm.

Artglass

Artglass AR70™ and Artglass AR92™.

Sheet thickness: 2mm

CONSERVATION
Clear
CONSERVATION
Diffused

Specialist Glass

Museum Glass®

Tru Vue

Thickness(mm): 2.5

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2.5mm: 1016 x 1525mm

Use: Blocks 99% of UV rays and reduces light reflection to less than 1%. Excellent for the most valuable framed pieces.

CONSERVATION
Anti
Reflective

Specialist Glass

Artglass AR70™

Artglass

Thickness(mm): 2

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2mm: 1220 x 2050mm

Use: The best option for maximum reflection-free and neutral viewing. Also incorporating a 70% UV filter.

Specialist Glass

Artglass AR92™

Artglass

Thickness(mm): 2

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2mm: 1220 x 2050mm

Use: Reflects less than 1% of light and blocks 92% of UV radiation.

AR70™
AR92™
Anti
Reflective
Anti
Reflective
AR70™
AR92™
STANDARD GLAZING
SPECIALIST GLAZING

Tru Vue -  AR Reflection Free, Tru Vue - Museum Glass, Tru Vue - Conservation Reflection Control, Tru Vue - Conservation Clear, Schott Mirogard Plus. Schott Mirogard , Water White Float Glass, Water White Float Glass - Specialist glass,  Schott Mirorgard Glass - Invisible glass, Specialist Picture Glazing,

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Standard Plastic Glass

Our plastics are ideally suited for using with larger images or in public places, being both lightweight and shatter resistant. Ideal where safety is a consideration, but does require careful handling.  

Styrene

Clear Styrene and Diffused Styrene/Non-reflective.

Sheet Thickness: 1.2mm

Acrylic

Clear Acrylic, Diffused Acrylic/Non-reflective.

Sheet Thickness: 2mm, 3mm.

Standard Plastic Glass

Clear Styrene

Diffused Styrene

Thickness(mm): 1.2

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

1.2mm: 914 x 1220mm

Use: For lightweight and safety picture framing projects.

Standard Plastic Glass

Clear Acrylic

Diffused Acrylic

Thickness(mm): 2, 3

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2mm: 1520 x 2050mm

3mm: 1220 x 2440mm

Use: For large size, lightweight and safety picture framing projects.

Specialist Plastic Glass

Acrylic available with UV filtering and scratch-resistant coating as specialist products.

AcryGuard Acrylic

UV 100 acrylic is extra clear scratch resistant and has a 99.9% UV filter. Sheet Thickness: 3mm.

Tru Vue Optium Acrylic®

The choice of museums around the world. This virtually invisible anti-reflective, abrasion resistant acrylic delivers the most stunning viewing experience with anti-static protection that is engineered to immediately dissipate static.

Please contact us for more details on these products. We use these for premium picture framing.

STYRENE
ACRYLIC
SPECIALIST PLASTIC GLAZING

Specialist Glass

UltraVue®

Tru Vue

Thickness(mm): 2

Max Stock Sheet Sizes:

2mm: 1220mm x 1725mm

Use: Optimal clarity for true colour transmission with reflection-free viewing and 70% UV protection.

ULTRA VUE
Anti
Reflective
STANDARD PLASTIC GLAZING
Specialist Glass Comparison Chart
Product Name
Conservation Clear®
Con Ref Control®
Museum Glass®
UltraVue®
Artglass AR70™
Artglass AR92™
Reflection
8%
8% Scattered
1%
1%
1%
1%
Light Transmission
89%
89%
97%
98.5%
99%
99%
UV Protection
99%
99%
99%
70%
70%
92%
Glass Thickness
2.5mm
2.5mm
2.5mm
2mm
2mm
2mm