Crescent Select Mat Boards are made of alpha-cellulose (wood pulp) fibers that have been chemically treated to eliminate the acids and lignins that can degrade the mat board and the artwork. Alpha-cellulose based mat boards are suitable for minimum levels of conservation framing and as an alternative to non-conservation matting.
Components: Conservation grade surface papers for optimum bleed and fade resistance. Facing papers exceed minimum standards for fade and bleed as set by F.A.T.G. 100% virgin alpha-cellulose surface, core, and backing papers. pH 8.0-9.5. Buffered with calcium carbonate to an alkaline reserve of 3-5%. Oversize- Size 40"x60" (102x152cm).
Recommended for: Fine art prints. Limited editions. Valuable documents. Photography.
Oversize 40"x60" mat boards are available for pickup at the West Shore warehouse, or for local van delivery in the Greater Cleveland area. They also can be shipped by truck in boxes of 25 assorted Oversize mat boards or foam boards. Oversize mats can't be shipped UPS because of UPS package size restrictions.