Definition of dry mounting in English:

dry mounting


  • [mass noun] A process in which a print is bonded to a mount using a layer of shellac in a hot press.

    [as modifier] ‘a dry-mounting press’
    • ‘Other topics include conservation mounting, permanent mounting, cold and dry mounting and laminating, and matting your images using considerations such as size and color.’
    • ‘ prominently offers mounting on wood in addition to dry mounting.’
    • ‘In the following weeks the kids would take pictures, load film into developing tanks, develop the film, print photos using enlargers and learn to use a dry-mounting press to mount their finished photos.’
    • ‘GatorWood can be used in both dry-mounting and pressure-sensitive mounting applications.’
    • ‘Our students used our dry-mounting press set at 250 degrees.’