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Plexiglas Displays for Collections

Posted by on 4/13/2016

Plexiglass is a transparent thermoplastic which is used in sheet form as a lightweight alternative to glass. The material in plexiglass that sets these displays from other materials is known as poly (methyl methacrylate) or acrylic glass. Plexiglass display cases are an affordable substitute to the heavy glass options that are commonly used. You can present merchandise, art, and collectables in these types of readily available displays.

These types of displays are lightweight and shatter-resistant, making them an ideal alternative to glass. It’s durable and inexpensive, it has may benefits of glass at a lower cost. There are many options on how to use plexiglass display cases, from retail store display to in home displays. They are also used in museums and galleries due to the variation in thickness available that provides added security when necessary.

Display cases come in many shapes and sizes. The surface of this material allows for viewers to clearly see the item on display. It might not look it, but acrylic can support quite a bit of weight. It is also flexible and durable, and stands up to physical impact.

Displays can be used to reduce clutter. They allow light to pass through them which can help illuminate the items instead of distort them by refractions or glare. They don’t need much maintenance and are lightweight enough to move them wherever they are needed without much fuss about their weight.

Plexiglass displays are used to show the following in stores:

  • Brochures
  • Footwear
  • Apparel
  • Watches
  • Food items
  • Eyewear
  • Cosmetics
  • Jewelry

Plexiglass displays have uses in homes as well. They can be hung up so they are out of the way instead of adding clutter. Since they’re light weight, easier to handle, durable, and easy to clean, they are a good alternative in your home.

For residential use, plexiglass displays are used for the following:

  • Trophies
  • Die casts
  • Books
  • Gift and ornament display
  • Jewelry

Using plexiglass displays in your business or home can brighten up a corner or wall space that draws the eye. Joslin displays has a wide variety of displays available to choose from.