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TruLife™ Acrylic Face Mounting

Starting at $43.20 per sq. ft.

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 reviews)

Introducing a brand new, innovative anti-reflective acrylic for face / second surface print mounting – TruLife™ Anti-Reflective Acrylic!

  • Choose from 3 HD photo papers

  • Anti-reflective coating eliminates reflection and glare

  • Archival rated HD photo print has 99% UV protection

  • Lightweight yet abrasion and shatter resistant

  • Long-lasting anti-static protection reduces dust

“TruLife™ Acrylic creates a nearly invisible viewing surface, which allows my artistic vision for the scene to be interpreted clearly.”

Customize with Your Artwork

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TruLife™ Acrylic Prints Perfectly Reflect Your Artistic Vision and Absolutely Nothing Else.

TruLife Acrylic Anti-Reflection CoatingTruLife™ Anti-Reflective Acrylic is a unique and specialized acrylic product developed specifically for face/second surface mounting. Choose from Fuji Glossy, Kodak Endura Metallic or FujiFlex Crystal Archive HD photo paper, which is then face mounted onto 1/8″ TruLife™ Anti-Reflective Acrylic.

TruLife™ ensures the brilliant colors truly stand out giving your artwork a true-to-life appearance that other acrylic products simply can’t match. That’s because TruLife™ Anti-Reflective Acrylic is manufactured with a proprietary anti-reflective coating that creates a nearly invisible surface, eliminating any distracting reflections or annoying glare that are associated with other acrylic plexiglass printing substrates. A truly brilliant idea!

Face Mounting using TruLife™ Anti-Reflective Acrylic provides a contemporary look for your fine art and photography similar to our Plexiglass Acrylic Face Mounting. But, unlike other acrylic print products that can attract dust and scratch easily, TruLife™ is anti-static and abrasion resistant.

Choose from 3 HD Photo Papers

To ensure the highest quality print, we only recommend the following photo papers be second-surface mounted (mounted to the backside of clear acrylic using an optically clear adhesive):

Note: FujiFlex cannot be second-surface salon-mounted to acrylic due to edge-curl.

Fuji Matte & Fuji Luster have a soft texture which diffuses glare. However, this texture results in“silvering”, which mean thousands of tiny bubbles appear on the print when mounted under acrylic. For this reason, we only offer mounting as first-surface (on top) to rigid boards like Sintra, Dibond, or GatorBoard.

Mounting & Hanging Systems

Your HD photo print is mounted second-surface (behind the 1/8″ piece of TruLife™ Anti-Reflective Acrylic).

  • We recommend a Museum Mount (no standoffs) for most prints, unless you are okay with the hardware showing in the corners of your image.
  • A Salon Mount adds a 2” clear border around your image (added to your selected print size). This is similar in style to the direct print method.
    • You can choose to add a Museum Back, giving the image a floating effect and allowing the wall color to shine through the 2” clear perimeter.

Hanging & Finishing Options

Salon Mount

Acrylic Print Salon Border

Aluminum Museum Back

Aluminum Museum Back Hanging

Wooden Museum Back

wooden museum back mounting

Have Questions About Our TruLife™ Acrylic Face-Mounted HD Photo Prints?

Check out our helpful FAQs in the FAQs tab above, call us directly at 1 (877) 948-0009 or email us at Support@ArtisanHD.com.

FAQs

When a print is mounted to a plexiglass design, is the museum back bonded directly to the back of the print? 2017-10-27T16:15:14+00:00

Yes, when you select a plexiglass design and your print is directly mounted to the plexiglass, the museum mount is also bonded directly to the back of the print.

Acrylic Photo-mount, Plexiglass Design

Mounted Print “Floats”

You also have the option to add another before the museum mounting. This is called Acrylic Print Encapsulation. If you are interested in this specialized plexiglass design and mounting option, please contact our Artisans directly at (877) 948-0009. We will gladly create a custom design and quote for you. No matter how your artwork is mounted and displayed on your walls, the plexiglass print will make your images truly  shine and stand out!

What’s the difference between direct to print and paper mounted prints? 2017-10-27T17:01:00+00:00
ArtisanHD direct to print acrylic print landscape photography

ArtisanHD direct to print acrylic

We offer two types of plexiglass or acrylic prints: direct to print and paper mounted.

Direct to Print

Our most popular plexi print is direct to plexi, or direct to acrylic. For this print type, we print your photo directly to the back of 1/4″ plexiglass, without paper. This option includes a 2″ border and stainless steel standoffs.

Paper Mounted

We also offer a plexiglass print solution where you first choose your high definition photo paper, then we mount the paper to the back of the a 1/4″ piece of Plexi. This option is called paper mounted and covers 100% of the plexi. It is mounted with a museum back.

For more information, visit our Product Page.

Is special hardware required to hang my acrylic print? 2017-10-27T16:32:12+00:00

Yes, the art mounting hardware you selected during your configuration process will be shipped with your print, ready to hang. You just need to pick out a wonderful display wall and grab a screwdriver or drill. Wondering which mount is right for your print? Check out this related FAQ and our guide.

How to Hang Your Print with the Provided Art Mounting Hardware – 1″ Stainless Steel Standoffs

Our ArtisanHD print expert artisans take great care with your artwork and we want your standoff mounts to look stunning and professional on your walls. You’ll learn everything you need to know about hanging standoff prints with this helpful step by step, easy to follow video with key visuals to guide you along the way.

Follow along as our ArtisanHD print experts provide easy instructions and tips for how to hang your professional standoff prints in the video below – we’ve even included a few extra pro tips to make your print hanging process extra smooth! All art mounting hardware is included with your print.

How to Hang Your Museum Mounted Prints

Our expert print artisans at ArtisanHD take great care with your artwork – from helping you upload your project artwork to providing professional printing and even helping you hanging your work of art on your wall. Every step matters. Follow along as our ArtisanHD print experts walk you through these easy directions and tips for how to hang your museum mounted print.

In less than two minutes you’ll learn everything you need to know about hanging a museum mounted print, no matter the size or material! The step-by-step video guide is easy to follow with key visuals to help you along the way. We even share a few pro tips for mounting in drywall and fixing a slightly unlevel hang (it’s easier than you may think). Hanging your museum mounted print is a snap – in no time at all your custom artwork will be “floating” on your walls!

What is face mounting photos to acrylic? 2017-10-27T16:45:34+00:00

Face mounting photos to acrylic, also called second surface mounting, is a superior  method for ensuring longevity and for giving a professional finished look to acrylic prints. Although it is a delicate process and requires time and a great deal of professional experience, we feel it gives the final product an almost three-dimensional, museum-quality result that is difficult to surpass. The glass also protects the photo from fading, dust and scratches.

Acrylic Face Mount Print in Dining Room - Face Mounting Photos to Acyrlic

Acrylic Face Mount Print 

With face mounting, we apply a special silicone glue archival crystal clear film adhesive to the print and then mount the front of the acrylic photo to it. The bond between the UV-resistant glass and the photo is airtight. Because of the airtight bond, there is no light reflection between the glass and the photo. It adds depth and makes the photo look like it is part of the acrylic. When paired with our Metallic or FujiFlex photo paper, face mounting photos to acrylic creates a look that has to been seen to be believed. This ensures that vivid colors achieved by the acrylic printing process are not compromised.

We then attach a wooden museum backing to the print. The backing creates a 1″ space between picture and wall, which makes it appear as if it is floating away from the wall, giving additional dimension to the photo.

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  1. 5 out of 5 Non-Glare Acrylic Works Under Spotlights

    Helen R.

    TruLife Acrylic was a great choice for printing our multi-phase photo. Our photo of the Manhattan Skyline shows well underspot lights and the acrylic product adds depth to the photo. There is no glare on the photo even when used as a background with our video conferencing equipment. We are extremely pleased with the application for this product.

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  2. 5 out of 5 Very Impressed with the Non-Glare Acrylic

    Andre M.

    TruLife – I love it – I see a major difference in the glare / non glare!

    Andre's TruLife Non-Glare Acrylic Review

    A great review for one of our new products, TruLife Acrylic! This product is non-glare, and our latest customer really liked his print. Thanks for sharing, Andre! "TruLife - I love it - I see a major difference in the glare / non glare!"

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