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What color can I use to touch up the frame?

Touching Up with RAL 7016 Anthracite Gray Metal Paint

Maintaining the aesthetic appeal of your Ekodome is essential, and occasionally, a touch-up of the framework may be necessary. If you're wondering about the ideal color and method for touching up your Ekodome, we've got you covered. In this guide, we'll explore the use of RAL 7016 Anthracite Gray metal paint in a matte finish, specifically designed for metal surfaces.

Choosing the Right Color:

RAL 7016 Anthracite Gray is a sophisticated and versatile color choice that complements the sleek and modern design of Ekodomes. This color not only adds a touch of elegance but also seamlessly blends with various surroundings.

Metal Paint Selection:

When it comes to touching up the Ekodome framework, it's crucial to opt for a metal paint that matches the specifications. RAL 7016 Anthracite Gray is readily available in various forms, including sprays and bottle-brush options.

Matte Finish Appeal:

Choosing a matte finish ensures a subtle and non-reflective surface, contributing to the contemporary aesthetic of Ekodomes. The absence of gloss provides a smooth, even appearance, making it an excellent choice for touch-ups without compromising the original design.

DTM (Direct-to-Metal) Option:

Consider a DTM (Direct-to-Metal) paint option for your touch-up project. DTM paints are designed with anti-corrosive properties, eliminating the need for a primer beforehand. This simplifies the application process and ensures a durable, long-lasting finish.

Compatibility with Metal Surfaces:

DTM options are versatile and can be applied directly to the aluminum surface of Ekodomes. This versatility streamlines the touch-up process, allowing you to revitalize your Ekodome framework with ease.

Application Process:

  • Surface Preparation: Clean the framework surface thoroughly to remove any dust, dirt, or contaminants. Ensure the surface is dry before proceeding.
  • Test Application: Before applying the paint to the entire area, test it on a smaller, less visible area to see how it looks. This step ensures that you are satisfied with the color and finish before applying it to a larger area.
  • Application: Follow the instructions on the chosen RAL 7016 Anthracite Gray metal paint product. Whether using a spray or a bottle and brush, apply the paint evenly across the framework, covering any areas that require touch-up.
  • Drying Time: Allow the paint to dry completely according to the product guidelines. Ensure proper ventilation during the drying process.
  • Enjoy the Refreshed Look: Once the paint has dried, step back and admire the refreshed look of your Ekodome framework, now seamlessly integrated with the timeless Anthracite Gray hue.


Touching up your Ekodome framework with RAL 7016 Anthracite Gray metal paint can be a straightforward process to address potential scratches and normal wear and tear. However, it's essential to note that the color application in the factory involves a unique powder coating process. As a result, the outcome of a touch-up may not perfectly match the original color due to variations in application methods.

For the best results, consider using this guide for occasional touch-ups rather than aiming for a complete color makeover. Testing the paint on a smaller, less visible area before applying it to the entire framework ensures you are satisfied with the color and finish. While a complete color match may be challenging, the touch-up process allows you to maintain the integrity of your Ekodome's aesthetic appeal. Embrace this practical approach to refresh your Ekodome and preserve its sleek and modern design over time.