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Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards)

B&H # ARMB2P1620PW Mfr # 97-208
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You Pay: $37.95
Product Highlights
  • For Artwork, Photos, and Documents
  • Acid & Lignin-Free
  • Made from Purified Wood Pulp
  • Calcium Carbonate Buffered
  • Warm Tonality

The 16 x 20" Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board contains 25 boards designed for artwork, photographs and documents. The board is made of alpha-cellulose pulp from purified wood fiber and has a similar surface to mat board made from cotton pulp. Conservation mat board is more economical than traditional cotton paper with the same long-term stability.

These acid and lignin-free boards use alkaline or neutral sizing. The boards are buffered with calcium carbonate for added protection and longer life. Pearl white has a warmer tonality than bright white museum board and less yellow than antique white.

Thickness 2-ply
Quantity 25 boards
Dimensions 16.0 x 20.0" (40.64 x 50.8 cm)

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Archival Methods2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards)
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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        4.0

        Bows Easily

        By ArtistaChika

        from Louisville, KY

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

        • Bows

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Home
        • Landscape Photography
        • Macro Photography
        • Portraits
        • Studio

        Comments about Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

        Needs to be stored flat or else is bows very easily, as a collected pack or as a single sheet. The texture and surface is very nice and a clean finish. Very pleased with the look of this material.

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        5.0

        used for backing

        By Catherine

        from Gaithersburg, MD

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

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          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backing

            Comments about Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

            I bought this to use as backing to my 4-ply mat frames. I would not recommend using this 2-ply mat for the front of a picture. It is flimsy, hence the 2-ply. Compared to my "white" 4-ply mat board, the color of this seemed very off white and more of a cream color. Overall, it is a good product.

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            5.0

            Perfect item for art show.

            By Alex

            from NY, NY

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Load Photos

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Archive
              • Display

              Comments about Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

              I use the mat boards for mounting photos and drawings. The quality is great for the price, but 2-ply is a little thin. The material is very convenient for framing.

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              3.0

              Not Bad

              By Turbsy

              from Canada

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                    Comments about Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                    This Mat board is a little thin for its price but it works well

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                    5.0

                    Perfect

                    By Rebecca the photographer

                    from Portsmouth, Ohio

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Black & White Photos

                      Comments about Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                      I'm a college photography student and this product worked perfect for matting my images. It's durable and lasts a long time. I was very pleased at the quality. I'm very happy with this product.

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                      5.0

                      Excellent for Black and White Prints

                      By Mary

                      from Ashland, KY

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                      Pros

                      • good color

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Archival Methods 2-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                          Good color for black and white photos, sturdy and small package!

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