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Doming

Ultradome

Doming - the application of a clear polyurethane resin on a two-dimensional surface.
Create a three-dimensional, crystal-clear lens to enhance the look and feel of your products.
ULTRADOME INSTRUCTIONS:
To begin you will need the following:
1. Glass spacers
2. Scalpel
3. A good supply of paper towels
4. Safety glass
5. Non-sterilised gloves
6. A heat source
7. Static mixer
8. Resin cartridge twin pack
9. Dispensing gun
10. 3 or more glass sheets - laminated glass, edge ground (DO NOT use plate glass it is dangerous!!!)
1. Weed your printed work to prepare for doming
2. Lay your work up on a flat glass sheet, use masking tape to secure
3. Weed your printed work to prepare for doming
4. Place the cartridge into the dispensing gun.
5. Remove safety cap from the cartridge by turning 90° and gently pulling .
6. Gently break off the seal of the cartridge. Keep the seal in a safe place for resealing later.
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7. Squeeze the dispenser until both cylinders are ejecting resin.
8. Now attach the static mixer to the cartridge .
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9. Pull gently on the trigger until resin is ejected from the end of the static mixer.
10. Wipe excess resin from the static mixer.
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11. Dome your decals by gently squeezing resin onto the surface. Be careful not to apply too much or too little. The resin will automatically move towards the silicon coated backing paper.
12. If any bubbles appear on the surface - use a gentle heat source to pop the surface bubbles. Do not apply flame directly to resin.
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13. Repair decals that have uncovered ares by dragging the resin gently outwards with a spatula or scalpel .
14. Place next sheet of glass on spaces over domed decals to prevent dust etc. from affecting your decals.
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