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Monthly Archives: February 2016

HVLP Spray Gun Problems and Their Solutions

HVLP Spray Gun Problems and Solutions Spray Gun is Spitting Check to make sure your fluid nozzle is tight if not tight snug it with the appropriate wrench Check to make sure you have sufficient material in your gravity or suction cup or in the pressure pot if not fill as needed Check that you […]

HVLP Turbine Vs Compressor HVLP Spray Gun

HVLP turbine vs compressor HVLP Spray gun

What is a Turbine HVLP Spray Gun and What is a Compressor HVLP Spray Gun? A turbine HVLP Spray Gun is an independent system that utilizes a turbine to generate the volume of air that an HVLP Spray Gun requires to spray.  The turbine draws sufficient air into the unit which is then transferred through the […]

What is an HVLP Spray Gun and When is it Right For Me?

what is an hvlp spray gun

What is an HVLP Spray Gun? An HVLP Spray Gun is one of three primary Air spray gun styles.  The other styles of spray guns include LVMP and Conventional.  For an overview of all three check out this article. The term HVLP stands for High Volume Low Pressure and refers to the way that coating is […]

Gravity Feed Spray Guns vs Suction Feed Spray Guns (Includes Video)

Gravity and Suction are one of three ways to feed a Air Fed Spray gun.  Gravity and Suction fed spray guns allow for a lot of benefits but also have drawbacks.  We will cover the advantages and disadvantages of gravity and suction fed spray guns.  If you want to evaluate between gravity, suction, or the […]

Electrostatic Paint Sprayer and Spray Guns Their Pro’s and Cons

What  Electrostatic Painting Is Electrostatic painting is applying a negative charge to a coatin.  Your intended target is grounded creating a neutral charge.  The negatively charged coating seeks ground and therefore is attracted to the target.  This results in a “wrapping” effect where excess coating rather than bouncing off the target adheres to the target […]

How to Paint An Airplane

How to Paint an Airplane

Painting an Airplane can seem like a challenging task.  After all the finish is critical for a variety of factors.  In contrast to painting cars, airplanes require special consideration of the coatings weight and the coatings properties.  If the coating is applied to heavily, it could have negative consequences on the planes flight performance.  If […]

How to Setup A Paint Pressure Pot (Video Included)

How to Use a Paint Pressure Pot & Spray Gun

How to Use A Paint Pressure Pot Outfit Video Tutorial Pressure Fed Spray Guns have a lot of benefits compared to Gravity Fed and Suction Fed Spray Guns.  They are able to provide higher production and spray heavier coatings.  For a better idea of the differences between gravity fed, suction fed, and pressure fed spray guns […]

What is the Best Type of Spray Gun For Wood Finishing

Best Spray Gun for Wood Finishing

Applying a finish to wood is the final step in many wood shops work.  It is also one of the first things a customer notices and can say a lot about the quality of the product you produce.  To achieve a quality finish their are three important things to consider, your prep of the surface, […]

Spray Booth Rules & Regulations to Consider in Pennsylvania

PA spray booth regulations

If you are considering a paint booth because your adding painting to your manufacturing work, building a new facility, or even upgrading your current facility it is important to consider the following so that you make sure you are working with the proper officials and obtaining the proper certifications.  Fire Codes – Spray Booths are […]

Complete Guide to Buying Used Spray Guns on Ebay or Craigslist

How to buy a used Spray Gun

Sometimes a budget can be tight and you need an affordable spray gun and often times it can be the right option for your needs.  However there are a few important things to think about before buying a used spray gun on craigslist or ebay so you ensure you receive a good value and do […]

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