2mm and made out of durable plastic, styrene is an excellent alternative to traditional cardboard mounts. Fiber-based mounting substrates tend to absorb water over time, which leads to bowing or warping. Styrene has no natural fibers, and therefore is not affected by changes in humidity. This means no more warping! As an added bonus, it’s more resistant to edge and corner damage than cardboard mounts, too. Only available in white.
Both single and triple weight artboard are great ways to mount photographic prints and art work. Some warping may occur, therefore the print should be framed promptly after mounting. Prints are mounted using a cold acrylic, pressure sensitive adhesive. Single weight is 1/32” and triple weight is just under 1/8”.
This board is about 1/8″ of an inch thick and has a soft white foam core. Like single and triple weight board, foam core should be framed soon after mounting to prevent warping.
Gatorfoam is an extruded polystyrene foam board bonded between two layers of Luxcell wood-fiber veneer. This is a heavy duty yet versatile foam board that’s great for everything. It’s the premier choice for mounting, exhibits and signs. Gatorfoam board excels when light weight, strength, rigidity and warp resistance are a must! Only available in black and in sizes of 3/16″ and 1/2″. Hooks are available on the 1/2 inch size only.
Bevel Mount Boards add elegance and sophistication to any photographic print. A print mounted on Gold or Black Bevel Mount Board becomes a time honored presentation of the highest quality. Bevel Mount Board is about 1/8″ thick and is beveled at a 40 degree angle to increase the effect of the colored edge and enhances the appearance of your presentation. It’s available in metallic gold and black lacquer and standard print sizes only.
These boards are ultra-smooth tempered hard boards that are coated with a permanent, pressure-sensitive adhesive. They’re recommended for high quality images and fine art photos since this board will not warp. This board needs to be cut with a fine tooth saw therefore it’s only available in standard sizes.
Standouts are 3/4″ and 1-1/2″ thick gatorfoam boards banded with an attractive hard edge. They provide an striking improvement over traditional “box” mounts. Stand-Outs have hanging holes on the back and are 1/4″ undersize and are only available in black. These mounts come with a finished edge from the factory and they’re only available in standard sizes.