What are the Differences Between Acetate Frames and Plastic Frames ?

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What are the Differences Between Acetate Frames and Plastic Frames ?

When choosing a pair of glasses, we usually need to consider some factors, such as price, material, shape, color and so on. The material is one of the factors we need to consider the most. Carbonate fiber and plastic, as the two major materials for making frames, which are more popular with everyone. The difference between the two will be introduced below.



What are acetate glasses?


Cellulose acetate is a hypoallergenic vegetable plastic. Due to the brittleness of other materials and other problems with previously used plastics, this material was first used in spectacles in the late 1940s, meeting the great needs of people. Today's acetate is known for its strength, lightness and softness.


The appearance of acetate fiber has greatly changed the development of the eyewear industry and is loved by people wearing glasses. Acetate is known for its low response and original quality. This means that when the new frame touches your face, you are unlikely to suffer any adverse reactions and will not experience skin allergies or the like.


The ability of acetate to maintain its shape and color is far better than standard plastic frames. Therefore, if you preserve the value of something new, interesting, and valuable, it is recommended to stick to the use of acetate fiber to extend the service life. If you are involved in sports, the use of acetate frames made of acetate is a good choice, because acetate fiber has flexibility and durability, so that the frame is not easily damaged.


Acetate is a nylon-based plastic (called cellulose). It has the characteristics of toughness, flexibility and hypoallergenicity. Cellulose acetate glasses are produced by layering and laminating several colors or transparent films, so its transparency range is the largest, with rich colors and retouching effects. Combine the plastic layers into large pieces to make acetate glasses, and then cut them off. It was then polished by hand and finally assembled into a complete eye frame.



What are plastic glasses?


Similar to acetate, standard plastic frames are lightweight and comfortable enough for everyday wear. If you want to wear glasses for a long time, the plastic frame is the best choice. In addition, compared with other materials, the price of plastic is cheaper. So plastic frames are more affordable.


The production cost of plastic spectacle frames in all frames is the lowest. All plastic eyeglass frames are formed by injecting plastic into the machine. The machine heats the plastic to a water-soluble state and then sprays it into a precise mold. When the plastic cools again, it becomes an integral part of the plastic frame. The advantages of plastic spectacle frames: the price is very cheap, it is easy to produce, and the output is high, and the product damage rate is low.



The difference between the two


Acetate frames are carved from plastic blocks, so some acetate frames will have a marbled pattern, which is normal and attractive. It is classified as nylon-based plastic. Acetate frames can be said to be cheap, high quality, and practical. Because there are other processes and work, the process is more complicated, so acetate has been used in more expensive eyewear brands and is more expensive than plastic eyeglass frames.


Acetate is also a plastic material. Compared with standard plastic spectacle frames, acetate fiber spectacle frames are more durable and less susceptible to damage. Acetate frames usually have good flexibility, and can engrave rich color patterns on the frames. And acetate glasses are light and flexible. These characteristics are not available in conventional plastic glasses.


In conclusion, acetate is more suitable for glasses than other plastics for the following reasons: it is made of renewable materials without harming the environment; it has various colors to make beautiful and transparent frames; it is hypoallergenic, and its advanced version can be adjusted by the optician. Common acetate frames on the market mainly include acetate optical frame, acetate reading glasses, transparent acetate frame, color acetate frame and so on. In addition, the handmade acetate glasses frame is also very promising. The high-quality acetate frame is known for its light and thin structure and strength. However, they remain flexible and clear like glass. In addition, they have the widest range of finishes – high-gloss polished, matte or brushed.


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