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Offering excellent levels of optical clarity acrylic is an excellent alternative to glass for use in picture frames. Unlike glass, acrylic is shatterproof so safe for use in all environments, it’s also incredibly lightweight so easy to work with and install. Available in a range of thicknesses sheets are supplied cut to size ready for use.

Key features:

  • Excellent optical clarity
  • Lightweight
  • Shatterproof
  • Low cost

Typical applications:

  • Picture frame manufacture
  • Replacement picture frame glass

Detailed description:

High optical clarity

Acrylic picture frame glass has exceptionally high levels of light transmission creating optimum optical clarity, even higher than that of glass.

Lightweight

Acrylic picture frame glazing is half the weight of glass benefiting the production, and hanging of frames. This can be even more advantageous for use in larger size frames where weight can increase substantially.

Shatterproof

Unlike standard glass acrylic is shatterproof making it a safer material to work with and suitable for display in any area.

High impact strength

Acrylic has over ten times the impact strength than glass so ideal for frames hung in high traffic areas.

Supplied cut to size

Acrylic picture frame glass is supplied cut to size ready for installation straight out of the box.

Available thicknesses2mm, 3mm
Maximum sheet size3050mm x 2050mm
Fire resistanceUK class 4 fire rating
Manufacturers thickness tolerance+/- 5 % (e.g. 5mm extruded sheet could vary from 4.75mm to 5.25mm)
BrandPerspex
Material protectionSupplied with protective film on both sides

We currently deliver to the UK and throughout Europe. Delivery charges are calculated based on the longest side of the material ordered. Only one delivery charge is applicable per order regardless of how many items are ordered.

Longest side Orders under £200 (inc VAT) Orders over £200 (inc VAT) Express Delivery
Less than 590mm £4.95 FREE £8.95
590mm to 1449mm £5.95 FREE £9.95
1450mm to 2599mm £7.95 FREE £13.95
2600mm or greater £14.95 FREE £24.95


Europe (3-5 working days)
£19.95

Delivery guidelines
We process and dispatch the vast majority of orders within 24 hours of receiving the order, however our guidelines for delivery times are listed below:

  • Standard delivery (3-5 days)
  • Express delivery (1-3 days)

Express Delivery
If you require faster delivery you may wish to consider choosing our Express Delivery option at the checkout. Express Delivery orders will be prioritised and will be delivered using a recognised nationwide courier.

Next Day Delivery
Next Day delivery is not available via our website due to the quantity of orders we receive on a daily basis. However, if you need to place an order and require Next Day delivery please contact us – we will make every effort to meet your requirements and deadlines.

Collection/pickup
Collection is available from our location in Rettendon, Essex (see full address). When placing an order on our website there is an option on the final stage of the checkout for Collection/pickup. Once your order is ready for collection you will be notified via email.

Due to the nature of the ”made to measure” products we supply, we provide delivery prices at a standard rate and reserve the right to cancel an order should it become economically unviable to fulfil the order. In these rare circumstances the customer will be contacted first to discuss alternative options.

When delivering to some delivery locations we can incur increased shipping costs, if this is likely to happen the customer will be contacted to discuss any possible extra delivery charges required.

Examples of delivery locations which may require additional delivery charges are,

  • Channel Islands
  • Scottish Islands
  • Isle of Man
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Remote areas
  • Northern Ireland

If you require delivery to one of these areas please get in touch to discuss your order.

You may also wish to read more detailed information regarding our terms and conditions in relation to delivery.

Will I be notified when my order is out for delivery?

Yes. Simply Plastics will send you an email when your order has been dispatched. If your shipment is trackable the email will contain tracking details and a link to the delivery couriers website, where you can track the progress of the shipment.

I need my order urgently, can I pay for faster shipping?

Yes. We offer an express delivery service which aims to deliver all orders in 1-3 working days. Orders are delivered by a recognised courier company and may require a signature on delivery.

Can I collect my order from Simply Plastics?

Yes, of course. At the final stage of the checkout process there is a delivery option labelled "Collection/pickup" which is free. When your order is ready for collection you will receive an email to notify you, which includes our opening times and address.

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Can Simply Plastics help me with a fabrication project?

Yes we can. Customised, cut-to-size materials can be ordered directly throught the website, but if you require furtehr fabrication we can help you with this too.

Our fabrication services include,

  • CNC routing
  • Bending
  • Shaping
  • Bonding/glueing
  • Diamond polishing
  • Flame polishing
  • Intricate laser cutting

Examples of fabricated products include,

  • Acrylic display cases
  • Point of sale 
  • Retail display
  • Lighting applications
  • Brochure holders
  • 2D/3D Acrylic lettering
  • Furniture
  • Office Interiors

For enquiries regarding any project from prototypes to large production runs, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

G Starling 22/12/2016 19:17:25

Needed acrylic glass to replace glass in picture frames, ordered online, arrived in days - really pleased with the quality and perfect size. Would use again in the future without doubt.

RobinR 18/11/2016 22:35:18

Bought replacement for broken picture frame glass. Does the job.

K Medcalf 14/11/2016 05:23:40

This was a large sheet of acrylic (4' * 3') to use for a picture frame. The material is crystal clear and lighter than glass. It is also safer. It does just the job I wanted it to do.