Two Types of Thermoforming: Free Blowing vs Molding

There are two predominant methods of thermoforming that can be used to create shapes out of plastic substrate: free blowing and molding. All ReplacementDomes.com’s camera domes are  free blown. Free Blowing: Vacuum Pressure vs. Air Pressure During the free-blowing...

Not All Clear Plastics Are The Same!

Many people assume that plastic is plastic, but saying that all plastic is the same is much like saying that all wood is the same or that all metal is the same. Replacement Domes primarily uses two different types of transparent polymers (clear plastics). Each polymer...

What is the right thickness for my camera dome?

This is a straightforward question, and the answer is not difficult either. We most commonly produce camera domes in thicknesses of 1.5mm, 3.0 mm, and 4.5 mm. They are used as follows: The thinnest dome measures 1.5 mm (0.060 inches) at the flange. In acrylic this...