Choosing a Pressure Pot for Painting

A quality spray gun with a pressure pot is one of the most versatile painting tools you can purchase.  With the right pot and spray gun you can paint anything from an airplane to small parts.  To maximize your productivity and effectiveness it is essential to select a properly sized and set up pressure pot…

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How to Spray Wood Stains

Why Spray Wood Stains? Spraying stains is faster than hand application and yields a finer quality finish when done appropriately. The primary disadvantage to spraying wood stains is that it can cost more because you will use more coating.  For an idea of how much more coating you will use spraying over hand applying you can…

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Spray Gun Air Cap Selection Guide

Why Air Cap Selection is Important The Air Cap for your Spray Gun is critical because it will be one of two primary factors that determine the finish quality of your painting as well as the speed at which you can paint. The air cap will also determine how thick of coating you can atomize…

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A Complete Guide to Keeping a Paint Booth Clean

Paint Booths are an investment that can cost anywhere from $1000 dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars.  The beauty of a paint booth is with proper care and maintenance they can last 40 years.  This article is a complete guide on how you can maintain a clean, well functioning paint booth. Protect the Paint…

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How to Know CFM for a Paint Booth & Exhaust Fan Size

How to Know CFM for a Paint Booth & Exhaust Fan Size

Why Paint Booth CFM is Important Paint booths are designed to meet a minimum air flow requirement to be compliant with national codes that govern spray booths.  Important codes that paint booths comply with include National Fire Code 1, NFPA 33, OSHA, and a few others.  For a good overview of all paint booth code compliance…

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How to Choose A Spray Gun Fluid Nozzle Size

Spray Gun Fluid nozzles control the amount of coating you can apply at a given time with your spray gun.  They also determine the thickness of coating you can apply without thinning when using a gravity fed spray gun.  Essentially choosing the proper fluid nozzle will help to reduce paint waste and ensure you apply…

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How Much Does A Paint Booth Cost, A Complete Cost Guide

When it comes to paint finishing your paint booth is often your largest expense(unless you are a large manufacturer with a lot of additional paint equipment).  If your planning on opening an auto body shop, an industrial coating facility, a fabrication shop, or even a hobbyist shop you will want to consider the cost of your…

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