.250" x 48" x 48" UV Filter Op2 Sheet

SKU: PATTCLR0.250OP248X48
Item Weight: 23.4 lb
Sales Unit: EA
.250" x 48" x 48" UV Filter Plexiglass Acrylic Sheet Op2
$331.55
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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Ethyl Acrylate, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to http://www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

UV FILTERING MUSEUM GRADE PLEXIGLASS ACRYLIC SHEET OP2/UF-3

UV Filtering OP-2 Acrylite®/UF-3 Plexiglas® acrylic cell cast sheet is the clear choice for museum vitrines. Easily fabricated, edges can be cut and cemented for strong nearly invisible joints. It can be thermoformed, cold-formed, screen printed and painted. This product is also available with an abrasion and chemical resistant coating upon request. ePlastics® stocks UV Filtering plexiglass in 1/8" and 1/4" thickness for protecting fine art and building custom museum vitrines.

Plexiglass Acrylic Sheet - UV Filtering

Ultraviolet plexiglass sheet formulations reduce damaging UV light waves.

Within the Ultraviolet Spectrum, UVB (short wavelength high frequency) & UVA (long wavelength low frequency) are the two types of UV light that most concern us. Referencing the table below, general purpose acrylic naturally filters all UV light below 345nm (100% UVB), but only 35% of UVA light. Similarly, ordinary window glass passes about 90% of the light above 350nm, but blocks over 90% of the light below 300nm. Many applications, such as document, artifact, and artwork preservation call for a material which absorbs ultraviolet light in its most damaging range from 285nm to 400nm.

Many pigments and dyes absorb UV and change color, so paintings and textiles may need extra protection both from sunlight and fluorescent bulbs, two common sources of UV radiation. Old paintings such as watercolors must be placed away from direct sunlight if they do not have UV protection. These factors are why many museums place black curtains over watercolor paintings and ancient textiles.