Please note - KEYFACTORS printed domes are made with
polyurethane resin. They are a superior product to 'epoxy
which are made with epoxy resin and tend to be
cheaper but are prone to yellowing, curling and long term
Blanks* and printed domes are supplied as seperate items.
The domes are on sheets and have a pressure sensitive adhesive
forms a permanent bond when applied to a surface.
*On this information page we refer to badges but the same
for all emblematic components we supply
- cufflinks, keyrings, tieslides, medals, charms, etc..
Very simple and takes just a few seconds for each badge.
First wash your hands and ensure your working surface is clean too.
will ensure no fingermarks are left on your badges during assembly.
To assemble, peel a dome off its backing sheet and put into the
in the badge blank. Try to avoid touching the sticky backing of the dome
as this may harm its adhesion qualities.
downward pressure on the dome to help the adhesion to
bond. Depending on the badge type, you may need to take care to
'line up' the
dome with the badge fitting.
Ready to wear badges.
If you prefer, we now supply badges complete including assembly.
Please choose option 4 'printed badge ready
to wear' to order.
Allow an extra 2-4 working days for delivery of your badges for
If you are not happy with your initial alignment or want to make an
adjustment, you can carefully prise the dome back out using a scalpel,
knife or similar sharp flat instrument. Prise out and re-apply.
The adhesive layer will now start to form a permanent bond between
dome and the surface of the metal badge blank which becomes
stronger over the next few hours and is at full strength after 24 hours.
If you have any questions about self-assembly, please email us