Print direct to acrylic and Perspex in high-quality
Print directly onto acyclic or Perspex in high-quality CMYK and white ink to create a high-impact wall display, perfect for wall branding or advertising displays, interior and exterior signage, or graphics to dress an office.
We often print directly to 5mm or 10mm thick acrylic, although 20mm thick acrylic is also available. Obviously, the thicker the material, the heavier the display will be, which might have an effect on the suitability of the displays for some walls.
100% Recycled and Recyclable Cast Acrylic
As part of our ongoing environmental responsibility, we are pleased to provide our clients the option of using 100% recycled and recyclable cast acrylic, as well as traditional virgin acrylic. Recycled and recyclable acrylic is available in clear, opal and a range of cast colours. It looks and performs just like standard acrylic, but is fully recycled before we print your designs on to it, and can be fully recycled into new acrylic.
Available in a range of thicknesses from 3mm up to 20mm, our recycled and recyclable acrylic is suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and it is incredibly environmentally friendly. This acrylic even uses less water and CO2 during manufacture than virgin acrylic sheet production. For more information, please contact the team on 01242 528868.
Clear acrylics and cast colour acrylic displays
A highly popular acrylic print solution is to print a design in reverse, on the back of clear acrylic so when the display is turned around and fixed to a wall, the design is the correct way around, but on the back of the acrylic. A design printed onto the reverse of acrylic provides beautiful optical depth to the display, and helps to protect the print from any possible damage including cleaning agents if the display is in an office or retail environment.
Designs printed onto acrylic will require either a flood of white ink or spot white ink if only certain areas require white. Normally the material itself would provide the white content for the design as standard CMYK is not able to produce white, however, we are able to print with white ink – providing colour density and vibrancy even when CMYK is printed onto clear acrylic.
In addition to clear, acrylic and Perspex is available in a range of cast colours and density depending on the finish the display requires. Thanks to our white ink printing technology, we are able to print directly to cast acrylics including white, something impossible with standard CMYK printing. Just white ink on cast acrylics is very simple print solution, yet it looks fantastic and provides a very polished finish.
Cut to shape acrylic displays
We are able to cut acrylic and Perspex to almost any shape in order to create displays at bespoke sizes (other than standard A2, A1 or A0 sizes). Acrylic can also be cut to more unusual shapes, including the shape of individual letters or numbers, or some logos in order to make branding elements really stand out when used in a wall display.
Acrylic and Perspex is cut by a laser in order to create a polished edge finish ahead of printing, providing an incredibly smooth finish to both the eye, and if touched.
Fixing the acrylic display to the wall
Watch a photograph image be printed onto a clear acrylic
This video below shows what is possible with white ink - which includes printing a photograph of a waterfall onto the reverse of an acrylic, and the image is flooded with white ink to provide colour density, and provide white ink for the areas of the photograph which needs to be white, such as a spray of the water in this image. This is shown in 'Example 3' in the video below'.