Acrylic Photo Printing Basics
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Acrylic photo printing is an excellent option for displaying your favorite photos in a modern, contemporary setting. Its durability, high-end aesthetic, and ability to reflect light make it a popular choice for many home and business owners.

What are the benefits of acrylic prints?

An acrylic print is a photo print on a clear or white sheet of acrylic. It can be either a UV curable direct printing process or an acrylic face mount, which is a more costly and time-consuming process where a photographic image is adhered to the back of an acrylic sheet with a special optical adhesive. The acrylic face mount method produces a more vibrant, durable, and longer-lasting print than a direct printing process.

What Kind of Acrylic Should I Choose?

There are many different types of acrylics that can be used for printing. Some of the most popular choices include Tru Life Acrylic, which is a premium acrylic that offers outstanding clarity and scratch resistance. Regular Cast Acrylic is also a good choice and can be more affordable than Tru Life Acrylic but it does not offer the same level of durability or UV resistance.

How to Hang Your Acrylic Photo Prints

Once you’ve decided on the style and size of your acrylic print, you will need to determine how it will be mounted. Common mounting options for a print include foam board, Sintra, and Dibond, which all provide additional support to prevent warping or bending of the acrylic sheet.