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UV filtering with Non-glare (OP3 P-99) sheets are premium picture framing materials used to protect the most treasured photos, artwork, and documents. OP3 P-99 UV protective acrylic sheets, filter out 91.9% of damaging ultraviolet rays and combines both non-glare and UV filtering characteristics. OP3 P-99 sheets were developed to meet the special needs of the picture frame industry. They offer ultraviolet filtering, they are lightweight and are easy to fabricate.

Features:

  • 91.9% Light Transmission
  • Transparent
  • UV Filtering
  • Non-glare surface (one-sided)
  • Soft matte finish helps minimize glare & reflection
  • Made in America

How does UV-light damage documents and prints?

Natural high polymers from cellulose and protein are decomposed by solar irradiation with a high percentage of UV-light. Cellulose fibers, from which paper is made, are particularly sensitive to UV-radiation. In conjunction with water, which is always present in the fibers, and under UV-radiation, atmospheric oxygen reacts with the water to form hydrogen peroxide. This results in a gradual oxidative breakdown of the cellulose. This breakdown is the main factor causing decomposition of cellulose in light. Consequently, because oxygen and moisture cannot be eliminated, every precaution has to be taken to prevent the exposure of valuable articles of paper or cellulose fiber to UV-light. Similar reactions can be seen in some pigments, causing colors to fade.

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Generic Name
Acrylic

Available In
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Certifications
ITAR Registered

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Stock Products

TypeSizeLengthColor
Sheet .080″, .118″, .177 48″ x 96″ Clear

Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.

Applications

  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Picture Frames
  • Art Work
  • Exhibits

Advantages

  • High UV filtering protection
  • Exceptional optical clarity
  • Safe- half the weight of glass
  • 10-20 times more resistance to impact
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