Choosing a Gel Coat Spray Guns – A Complete Guide

Choosing a Gel Coat Spray Guns – A Complete Guide

Gel coat is a unique material due to its heavy viscosity, requiring a catalyst, and its environment requirements.  To properly spray gel coat having the right spray gun is critical.  The primary types of spray guns available to spray gel coat include LEL, AAA, and conventional spray guns.  LEL offers a variety of features that…

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Replacing Paint Booth Fans – A Complete Guide

Replacing Paint Booth Fans –  A Complete Guide

If you have an old paint booth there will come a time in its life that the fan will wear out.  When your paint booth fan wears out it replacing it can seem confusing.  This guide will help you to know what you need to know when replacing paint booth fans. Factor 1 to know…

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Spraying Gel Coat A Complete Guide

Spraying Gel Coat A Complete Guide

Spraying Gel coat can be challenging.  Gel coat is typically a thicker material and is catalyzed so that it will harden.  Due to the catalyst and thicker nature of gel coat spraying it requires specific considerations.  This guide will cover tips on spraying gel coat, equipment suggestions, ways you can spray gel coat, and more….

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Paint Booth Fire Suppression Requirements – A Complete Guide

Paint Booth Fire Suppression Requirements – A Complete Guide

Buying a Paint Booth can seem like there are a lot of requirements that you need to meet from NPFA 33, to OSHA, and then you have permitting required by organizations like the EPA.  One common area that there are often questions is what about fire suppression and paint booths, this article will cover the…

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Paint Booth Prices and Why They Vary Between Manufacturers

Paint Booth Prices and Why They Vary Between Manufacturers

You may be considering a paint booth for the first time and have considered a variety of options.  For the most part you are considering a similar style booth as far as the size of the booth but looking at the same booth from a variety of manufacturers can result in price differences anywhere from…

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How Much Blast Rooms and Blast Booths Cost – A Guide

How Much Blast Rooms and Blast Booths Cost – A Guide

If you frequently sandblast you may be considering a blast room to be able to recover sandblast media.  Recovering sandblast media can be one of the greatest ways to help reduce your sandblast media costs however you will also want to be able to properly consider the cost of the sandblast room and sandblast media…

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Why Powder Coating Guns & Powder Coating Units Vary so Much in Price

Powder Coating Guns are offered in a variety of price points from hobbyist up to high end Industrial solutions like Wagner Powder Coating units.  There are significant differences in the prices of these units and performance.  This article will cover why prices in Powder Coating Guns and Powder Coating Units vary so much. Why Powder…

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How to Reduce Sandblast Media Waste while Sandblasting

When it comes to sandblasting your biggest costs are often your blast media and the energy costs that are needed to run your sandblast compressor.  This article will provide practical tips to potentially help reduce your sandblast media use if you are using too much sandblast media. Tip 1 to Reduce Sandblast Media Use –…

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A Complete Guide to Etching Glass by Sandblasting

A Complete Guide to Etching Glass by Sandblasting

Whether etching glass for privacy or decorative purposes sandblasting is a fast and efficient way to create an etched appearance quickly and effectively.  This guide will cover how you can etch glass with a sandblast cabinet, or sandblast machine, important things to remember, and general tips.  Using a Sandblast Cabinet to Etch Glass The key…

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