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Acid Free Foam Board

The same wieght and properties of regular foam board, cuts easily with a knife and the edges do not pinch when cut but spring back to full thickness. This board is mainly used in picture framing.

For framing purposes, acid free foam board is available. It is useful for mounting art work  where you do not want an acidic surface to touch your original acid free art paper . This is not a perfect archival solution however as the foam will off gas a bit over time. For perfect archival framing and mounting, we carry Bainbridge Art Care Archival Foam Board, see description at bottom of this page. 

Custom Cuts: please note:

Special cuts may be short up to 1/8". Let us know if you need your sizes exact, you may receive less pieces.

 


Insite Reveal Natural White Acid Free Foam Board

Insite® Reveal acid-free mounting boards deliver two-sided protection from damaging pollutants and harmful gases. Specially created for conservation mounting and framing. This board is the recommended solution for photographers and artists who require a backing that will add value to high end artwork. It consists of a chemically inert core faced with natural white pH neutral paper liners. They are also in compliance with PAT (Photographic Activity Test) standards.

ID Number Insight Reveal
Acid Free Core Board
MSRP Your Price select quantity
after adding to cart
AF-3240IR Natural White Acid Free
Foam Board
32in.x40in.x3/16in. 25 sheets
$350.00 $169.95
AF4060-IR Natural White Acid Free
Foam Board
40in x 60in.x1/8in. 25 sheets
$400.00 $269.00
AF4896-IR Natural White Acid Free
Foam Board
48in.x96in.x3/16in. 25 sheets
$990.00 $499.95

Bainbridge White Acid Free Foamcore Board

  • Pure White Surface Paper Provides A Clean and Crisp Base for Mounting
  • Thicker Surface Paper Eliminates Show-Through from Foam Core
  • Toothier Surface Paper Provides A Stronger Grip for Adhesive
  • Foamboard is 32 x 40 and available in 3/16" or 1/8" thick.
  • (Sold in cases of 25 sheets only)

ID Number Acid Free White Foam Core Board
25 Pack
MSRP Your Price select quantity
after adding to cart
AF3240.2c 32in. x 40in. x 1/8in. White Foam Board $289.00 $155.00
BBAF3240-316-25 32in. x 40in. x 3/16in. White Foam Board $289.00 $155.00
BBAF4060-316-25 40in. x 60in. x 3/16in. White Foam Board $468.75 $290.00

black foam board

Bainbridge Black Acid Free Foam Board

Black acid free artcare is created especially for framing where you wish to see the black border or for mounting photographs where a black surface allows the borer to show. Otherwise if the foam board is to be completely covered with your mount, then black foam board's only advantage is the surface is less smooth and there a tighter bond is achieved with a adhesive. Black on black delivers two sided acid free protection, protecting mounted artwork from
damaging acids.. Lightweight, rigid, easy to cut and smooth mounting surfaces. Choose from 1/8" or 3/16" thick. 25 Sheets per carton.

ID Number BLACK ON BLACK List Price
25 Pack
25 Pack select quantity
after adding to cart
baf3240.3c Acid Free Foamboard 32x40 carton of 25 sheets 3/16" thick $295.00 $121.30
baf4060.3c Acid Free Foamboard 40x60 carton of 25 sheets 3/16" thick $311.70 $258.00

Bainbridge ArtCare White Archival Acid Free Foam Board

Not all foamboard is created equal. Artcare
Archival Foamboard from Bainbridge is the only one that's truly archival. Other foamboards offer an archival surface, while the foam itself gives off gases that can fade, damage and deteriorate your customers' artwork. But Artcare, with its MicroChamber technology, absorbs and neutralizes those harmful gases and protects the art well into the future. Plus, our opaque, lightly textured surface papers eliminate show- through and feature a soft white or black color that is suitable for floating applications. Available in White, Black, and 100% cotton rag surface.

artcare archival acid free foam board

White surface and core (smooth finish)

Artcare from Bainbridge is the only foamboard that is archival because of the way the foam is made it neautralizes the off gasses from the foam itself. So the paper surface is either acid free paper or cotton rag and the core is special in that it does not give off the harmful gasses that can cause the artwork to deteroriate over time.

Bainbrige ArtCare Acid Free Foam Core Board. Archival Foamboard with two sided acid free protection, protects artwork from corroding acids found in regular foam core board. Lightweight, rigid, easy to cut with smooth mounting surfaces. Choose from 1/8" or 3/16" thick. 25 sheets per carton.

Artcare Foamboard goes the extra mile to actively protect artwork and trap harmful substances that are out gassed by all other foamboards. As this illustration shows, all foamboard naturally gives off a variety of volatile compounds which can visibly damage art. Only Artcare Archival Foamboard is chemically and physically engineered to trap the harmful gases and protect the artwork mounted on it.

ID Number Art Care- ArchivalFoam Core Board
Sold in case QTY. of 25 sheets
unless otherwise noted
MSRP YOUR PRICE
select quantity
after adding to cart
AC24363C Art Care- Archival 24in. x 36in. x 3/16in. White Foam Board CASE OF 25 $220.25 $135.00
AC24362C Art Care- Archival 24in. x 36in. x 1/8in. White Foam Board CASE OF 35 $308.00 $185.00
AC32402C Art Care- Archival 32in. x 40in. x 1/8in. White Foam Board CASE OF 25 $327.75 $155.00
AC32403C Art Care- Archival 32in. x 40in. x 3/16in. White Foam Board CASE OF 25 $327.75 $155.00
AC40602C Art Care- Archival 40in. x 60in. x 1/8in. White Foam Board CASE OF 25 $483.00 $290.00
AC40603C Art Care- Archival 40in. x 60in. x 3/16in. White Foam Board CASE OF 25 $483.00 $290.00

Bainbridge ArtCare Black Archival Acid Free Foam Board

Same as above but with a black surface.. Choose from 1/8" or 3/16" thick. 25 Sheets per carton.

ID Number BLACK ON BLACK List Price
25 Pack
25
Pack
select quantity
after adding to cart
acb3240.3c Artcare Archival Foamboard 32x40 carton of 25 sheets 3/16" thick $312.75 $219.00
acb3240.2 Artcare Archival Foamboard 32x40 carton of 25 sheets 1/8th" thick $312.75 $219.00
ACB40602C Art Care Archival 40in. x 60in. x 1/8in. Black Foam Board CASE OF 25 $785.00 $399.00
ACB40603C Art Care Archival 40in. x 60in. x 3/16in. Black Foam Board CASE OF 25 $785.00 $399.00

cotton rag foamcore board

Bainbridge 100% Cotton Alpha Rag Foam Board

Paper surfaces made with cotton rag do not have acid inherent in them like paper surfaces made from wood pulp. There is no acid in the surface to begin with. When archival quality mounting is needed,
this specialty foam board is the only true choice.

Its facing paper on each side has
a pH of 8.2 +/- .5 and a calcium carbonate buffer. Constructed with pure, naturally white cotton fibers,> this Foam Board contains no lignin, alum or harsh chemicals .

ID Number White 100% Cotton Rag Foam Board
25 Pack
List Price
25 Pack
Your Price
25 Pack
select quantity
after adding to cart
AR32402C 32x40x1/8 inch 25 sheets $399.75 $199.95
AR32403C 32x40x3/16 inch 25 sheets
$399.75 $199.95
AR40602C 40x60x1/8 inch 25 sheets $700.00 $385.00
AR40603C 40x60x3/16 inch 25 sheets
$700.00 $385.00