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Plexiglas® vs Acrylite®

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Acrylite® Plexiglas®

It's not really a contest - the Acrylite® and Plexiglas® acrylic products are both top of the line very high quality products.


Acrylite® Picture Framing Acrylic    |   
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Plexiglas®

Acrylite® FF standard acrylic has no coatings, finish or tint and is optically pure.    |   
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Plexiglas® Standard Acrylic Sheet is the original Plexiglas® acrylic sheet.

Acrylite® OP-3 UV filter acrylic which filters out up to 98% of damaging UV rays to protect paper-borne artwork, prints and documents from fading, yellowing and brittling. It has a slight yellow tint, which may create a warming effect on the artwork.    |   
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Plexiglas® UF-5 Standard Acrylic Sheet filters out UV rays, while maintaining the physical properties of standard Plexiglas® acrylic sheet.

Acrylite® P-99 Non-Glare acrylic has a matte finish on one side to reduce the glare from lighting. The matte finish may cause a slight loss in sharpness. It is designed to minimize glare and reflection and maximize the unhindered viewing of framed artwork and prints.    |   
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Plexiglas® Non-Glare Acrylic Sheet is good for sunlit areas or brightly lit interiors, and offers good optical clarity with a non-glare finish.

Acrylite® OP3/P99 UV/Non-glare acrylic has both UV filter properties and non-glare properties.    |   
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Plexiglas® UF-5 Non-Glare Acrylic Sheet combines UV filtration with glare-resistance for enhanced visibility, regardless of light levels.

Acrylite® is made by Evonik Industries, while Plexiglas is made by Altuglas International.