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Decorative Plexi Direct Prints on Acrylic Specs and FAQ

The gallery look for a fraction of the cost. 

CNC Milled:

Each piece is milled using computer numerical control (CNC) for precise sizes, polished edges and unique shapes because every order is unique.

3 MM High Gloss, Grade Acrylic:

Acrylic is sourced from the best of the best to guarantee the highest caliber of clarity and vividness, free of imperfections such as dust and bubbles.

All hanging Hardware Included:

Have acrylic wall art up in minutes. Just grab a hammer.

Production Time

3 - 5 Business Days
Local pick up or shipping available at check out


3 mm high gloss plexi (acrylic)
3 mm white PVC (Sintra) backing for rigidity, structure and support
3½” or 3/4” aluminum subframe for distortion-free prints
All hanging hardware is included. Get it on your wall within minutes!



Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi are great for homeowners who are looking to decorate their walls, or for commercial, office and retail settings, as well as entry-level photographers and artists who are looking to test the acrylic medium. A Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi has the same frameless yet powerful look as Fine Art Grade PlexiFoto but differs mostly in the technique by which the image is applied to the Plexiglass. Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi may also be used for promotional products, locations, or elegant signage and logos.


The best name brand materials are sourced from the best vendors in the industry
Meticulous attention detail paired with the best materials ensures a dust and bubble free print
Comparable look and feel to a Fine Art Grade Acrylic PlexiFoto
Excellent for medium-term (5 years+) printing
Durability & Brilliance with a UV-cured ink printing process
Crystal clear and subtle depth of 1/8” (3mm) which protects and promotes the range of color


The Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi is achieved by laying down a sheet of framing grade plexiglass (acrylic) onto our Fuji Acuity UV flatbed printer and ink is sprayed directly onto the substrate and then cured by trailing UV lights. Thus the image is printed directly onto the rigid substrate (the acrylic). While a Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi looks equally stunning, the archivability, resolution and color gamut are slightly less refined than the Fine Art PlexiFoto combination.

About the Fuji Acuity UV Printer



We source from the best vendors and use only the best name brands in the industry to ensure you get the highest caliber of clarity and vividness, free of imperfections such as dust or bubbles.


Every Tropicolor Big Ass Print comes precisely cut with polished edges for comfortable handling. Computerized cutting achieves exact and precise sizes and professional grade polished edges. If you have several prints of the same size such as in the case of triptychs, only CNC cuts can guarantee that your prints will match in size.


With every Tropicolor Big Ass Print comes the promise of rigid, structurally sound hanging hardware. We put our mounting hardware through rigorous testing to ensure your print will not bow, warp or fall off your wall no matter how large your print. Our Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi prints come with a 1” or ½” aluminum subframe depending on the size of your print. Each subframe comes complete with art hangers rated to safely hold the weight of your print. 

General FAQ

Will the Plexiglass yellow over time?
In short, no. Have you ever seen a bar top with resin that has yellowed over the years? Plexiglass will not suffer the same fate because it transmits 92% of visible light. In an aging study, it was determined that in the span of over 10 years in the harshest sunlight, Plexiglass will only lose about 2% of its clarity which you cannot detect with the naked eye. In fact, Plexiglass is so clear you can look through the edge of a thick sheet and read a business card easily. During World War II, acrylic/plexiglass sheets were used in aircraft manufacturing and those old planes have been sitting in the sun for 60 years and the plexiglass is still clear. The nature of acrylic is what helps the final Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi print to look so vibrant. We also always invest in name brand, high-quality plexiglass sheets to ensure your print will look its absolute best.
Is plexiglass the same as acrylic?
Similar to how there are many varieties of wood and metals out there, there’s a lot of variety in plastics. Acrylic is the generic name for the optically clear plastic known as clear methyl methacrylate resin. Names such as Plexiglas, Plexiglass, Plexi, Plexi Glass, Flexi Glass, Perspex, Polycast, Lucite, Optix and Acrylite are all synonyms and brand names for different acrylic sheets. All these terms are interchangeable for this thermoplastic material.
How do I clean my Decorative Plexi print?
To clean you print on plexi do not use Windex or any cleaner with ammonia or alcohol. Doing so will cause your plexiglass to become opaque over time. We recommend cleaners such as a Novus. If none of these are readily available a little bit of dish soap and water with a soft, non-abrasive cloth will also work.
I’m worried my photo will not look sharp enough or that there isn’t enough resolution. How can I check?
You can send us your digital image and we will check the resolution and sharpness for you. From our website go to the Photo Paper tab and choose Photo Analysis. If you prefer to email us your image, send it to simply let us know the final size you intend to print and we'll take it from there. This a free and fast service we provide to have your image professionally analyzed before you print.
What are some other terms and descriptions for Decorative Plexi?
There are a ton of different ways of describing a Direct Print on Acrylic Decorative Plexi which may get confusing. But should any match the listed descriptions below, then there's a good chance it is the Decorative Plexi finish we offer at Tropicolor. 
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Why Tropicolor?

Shop around and obtain other quotes. We are confident our price is very competitive considering how much quality, care and time we put into our product. If you can get a better written offer with the same specs and materials, let us know and we can try to come close to their quote. Be sure to compare apples to apples since there are a lot of subtle things that you cannot see at a glance but will notice in person or will affect the longevity and archivability of your print.

Exceptional Quality. Exceptional Service:

Experience. Founded as a family-owned business since 1986, Tropicolor’s original owners--the Chien brothers--have over three decades of experience to offer you.
Excellent service and knowledgeable staff. Our staff is here to help you with any printing questions you can think of. From technical questions to general inspiration. We are happy to consult with you.
Color correction is provided for all images, unless they are professionally taken and already come color corrected.
Turnaround: All ready to hang prints are completed between 3 - 7 working days.
Professional, gallery quality work: Tropicolor is the proud printer of the Art Basel VIP Collector’s Lounge and numerous museums and galleries in Miami and internationally.

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