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Mountboard Range




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There are 5 levels of framing and Colourmount board is fully compliant with framing standards specifications. Below you will find further information on the different types of mountboard we offer.
 
Mountboard
 
Museum Board 100% Cotton 200 Series
Conservation Solid Colour Mountboard 600 Series
Conservation White Core Mountboard 300 Series
Standard White Core Mountboard 300 Series
Standard Cream Core Mountboard 500/700/800/900/1000 Series
Black Core Mountboard 400 Series
Colourmount Self Adhesive Backing Boards
Colourmount Backing Board
 



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Museum Board 100% Cotton 200 Series
   
What is Museum Board? The total product is made from a non acidic 100% cotton fibre – lignen free
   
What are the main features of the 200 series? Solid Colour – when bevelled the colour remains consistent throughout.
   
When do I use Museum board 100% cotton ? To frame original artwork, fine prints and precious documents- used by museums and the discerning framer.
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard MUSEUM

FATG Framing Level MUSEUM
   



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Conservation Solid Colour Mountboard 600 Series
   
What is conservation mountboard? 3-4 ply chemically purified pulp from which all potentially harmful substances have been extracted.
   
What are the main features of Conservation Mountboard? Buffered with calcium carbonate – protects against acidic elements in the environment – alkaline pH.

Solid Colour – when bevelled the colour remains consistent throughout.

100% Conservation quality – can be used alongside virtually any work of art.

Fade and bleed resistance – BWS rating for surface paper 3+. BWS rating marked on label.
   
When do I use Conservation Boards? Barrier Board – used in conjunction with conservation mountboard, this product enables you to provide a total conservation framing service.
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard CONSERVATION

FATG Framing Level CONSERVATION
   



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Conservation White Core Mountboard 300 Series
   
What is Conservation White Core ? 3-4 ply chemically purified pulp from which all potentially harmful substances have been extracted.
   
What are the main features of the 300 series ? Buffered with calcium carbonate – protects against acidic elements in the environment – alkaline pH.

White Core - when bevelled core and backing are white and stay white – does not discolour with age.

100% Conservation quality – can be used alongside virtually any work of art.

Fade and bleed resistance – BWS rating for surface paper 3+. BWS rating marked on label.
   
When do I use White Conservation White Core ? Barrier Board – used in conjunction with conservation mountboard, this product enables you to provide a total

conservation framing service.
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard CONSERVATION

FATG Framing Level CONSERVATION
   



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Standard White Core Mountboard 300 Series
   
What is Museum Board? The total product is made from a non acidic 100% cotton fibre – lignen free
   
What are the main features of the 200 series? Solid Colour – when bevelled the colour remains consistent throughout.
   
When do I use Museum board 100% cotton ? To frame original artwork, fine prints and precious documents- used by museums and the discerning framer.
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard MUSEUM

FATG Framing Level MUSEUM
   



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Museum Board 100% Cotton 200 Series
   
What is Standard White Core Mountboard? 4 ply – Cover paper – neutral pH

Core and backing – chemically purified pulp from which all potentially harmful substances have been extracted.

Buffered with calcium carbonate to a neutral pH specification.
   
What are the main features of Standard White Core Mountboard? Pure white bevel

Stays white

Non acidic

1400 micron thickness
   
When do I use Standard White Core Mountboard? To enhance the appearance of any subject giving you the confidence that the finished item is protected against acidic.

Contamination and providing that truly professional finish.
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard STANDARD

FATG Framing Level COMMENDED/BUDGET/MINIMUM
   



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Standard Cream Core Mountboard 500/700/800/900/1000 Series
   
What is Standard Cream Core Mountboard? 3 ply – Cover paper – neutral pH.

Core – mechanically beaten woodpulp

Backing paper – chemically purified pulp
   
When do I use Standard Cream Core Mountboard? Whole range of Colourmount colours are available in cream core.

Soft/easy to bevel core.

Protective backing paper – non acidic.
   
When do I use Standard Cream Core Mountboard?  Protective backing paper – non acidic.

For cost effective framing when conservation quality properties are not required. 
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard STANDARD

FATG Framing Level COMMENDED / BUDGET / MINIMUM
   



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Black Core Mountboard 400 Series
   
What is black core mountboard? Mountboard with a striking non acidic solid black core and backing.
   
What are the main features of the 400 series?

 
Black core and backing – creates an added 3 dimensional look only a black centre can impart.

Allows for beautiful and accurate V-Grooves.
   
When do I use black core mountboard? When a black bevel is required to enhance your particular subject.
   
  FATG Mountboard Standard STANDARD

FATG Framing Level COMMENDED / BUDGET / MINIMUM
   



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Colourmount Self Adhesive Backing Boards
   
What is Self Adhesive Board? Self adhesive backing boards carry an adhesive surface on the board, enabling quick and easy dry or heat mounting.
   
What are the main features of Self Adhesive Board? Speedmount - heat activated adhesive board, ideal for framers with a vacuum/hard press.

Self-adhesive backing board, white lined, cream core - suitable for dry mounting.

Self-adhesive backing board, white lined, grey core - suitable for dry mounting.

Self-adhesive backing board, solid greyboard - suitable for dry mounting applications, including jigsaws.
   
When do I use Self Adhesive Board? Ideal for mounting posters, litho prints, light fabrics, photos and jigsaws.
   



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Colourmount Backing Board
   
What is backing board? A board for finishing the back of the framed artwork to give strength and rigidity prior to framing 
   
What are the main features of backing boards? Available in a variety of qualities, colours and thicknesses, suitable for all levels of framing.
   
When do i use backing boards?  Most artwork requires a backing board prior to framing. Dependant on the quality of the art being framed, the choice of backing boards vary from a museum quality barrier board to a neutral pH greyboard, tosuit all framing requirements. 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
     
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