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Is it safe to use glass to frame big posters like 36″x48″ (122x92cms) or bigger?

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To the oft-asked question "Is it safe to use glass to frame big posters?"  we answer, yes, and we'll also blog about this because we've come across it a few times in the last few months or so. It generally goes likehuge-picture-frame-with-glass this: a Customer rings us wanting to frame a "big" picture or print with Perspex instead of glass. We query if the picture frame is for a hospital, a children's environment, an aged care home or a high-traffic area. No the customer says. It's just that they have a "really big" picture and he or she has been told to use plastic or perspex instead of glass. They've been told that either a glass sheets of that size isn't available, or, a glass that size would be "too heavy" and "too dangerous" .....

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