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Acrylic, Glass or Crystal - Which is the best choice for recognition awards?
When it comes to recognizing your team for a job well done, there are a lot of choices for fine corporate awards. The three most common mediums for business recognition trophies are crystal, glass, and acrylic. All three are quality options, look great, and have similar visual characteristics. But one product stands out as the best stress-free choice for corporate recognition and our intention with this article is to review the pros and cons of each to help you make an informed purchasing decision.
Selecting Acrylic Awards
Today we are going to look into the processes behind each of our standard acrylic award products, in an effort to educate you on how acrylic awards are made, the manufacturing processes involved, and then cap it off with some of the most advanced engraving and decorating techniques we use everyday to personalize awards for companies around the US and Canada.
The Do's and Don'ts of Acrylic Embedding
Since the primary goal with every embedment we produce is to ensure optical clarity, let’s take a look at some of the materials we have found to distort the natural composition of clear acrylic. Remember we discussed the process of casting acrylic materials which requires subjecting the set-up mixture to pressure and heat while inside an autoclave. We also discussed the mixing ratios (or solvency) which often plays a significant role in the final outcome.
The mark of excellence...
Today, as technology has improved, the resources available to decorate and engrave awards has changed from a labor-intensive process to a fine-tuned process mastered by talented graphic artists capable of producing unique Computer Aided Designs (CAD).