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Posted on May 16, 2019

Understanding Paint Booth Air Replacement Requirements

Whether you are looking to purchase a new paint booth or have a current booth without an air replacement system, it is important to understand how the air that is exhausted from your paint booth is or will be replaced.


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Posted on May 14, 2019

Problem Solved — Powder Coating Production Running Smooth with Two New, Large GFS Ovens

To achieve high-quality powder coating finishes, JAS Powder Coating reached out to Dietz Supply Company to supply new finishing equipment for both of their locations. In 2017, the Edgewater location was equipped with a new 40-foot-long pass-through oven and spray booth dust collectors, and in 2018, the Fort Lauderdale location was upgraded with a 34-foot-long Batch Process Oven.


Posted on May 07, 2019

Bright Ideas to Boost Your Paint Booth Lighting

With most of the focus on increasing throughput and upgrading to the latest technology, the importance of excellent paint booth lighting is often overshadowed. It should be a high priority — as better visibility in your paint booth will help you produce a better finish.


Posted on April 30, 2019

How to Properly Enclose an Open Face Paint Booth

While curtains are more affordable than doors and may offer more flexibility for product entry, they do not provide the level of protection from contaminants that is needed for the best possible finish. In this post, we will examine the differences between curtains and filtered doors on an open front paint booth.


Posted on April 25, 2019

“GFS equipment will be the only equipment we put in our facilities in the future.”

When Universal Collision opened a new facility, owner Frank Gandy knew it was time for a change in equipment manufacturers. To keep up with their increased production, he upgraded to two Global Finishing Solutions Performer® XP1 Paint Booths and an Ultra® XD Mix Room.


Posted on April 22, 2019

7 Ways to Make Your Repair Shop More Efficient

Over the years, there have been many aspects of paint booth technology that have evolved to reduce energy consumption and be more efficient, while also contributing to a more effective paint environment. Not only do these technologies reduce the environmental impact of operating a paint shop, but they also lead to a cleaner, brighter and more productive shop.


Posted on April 16, 2019

Corrosion-Controlled Paint Booths for C-130 Aircraft

When considering a new corrosion control facility for C-130 aircraft, it is helpful to understand new technologies available for paint booths that comply with the latest federal and local codes. Some of these technology and code advancements can provide operational cost savings throughout the life of the facility.


Posted on April 10, 2019

9 Ways to Reduce Contamination in Your Paint Job

When aspiring for a flawless paint finish, it is important to learn about the factors that impact it. Right down to the nuts and bolts of the equipment, every product you use and everything you do can determine the quality of your paint jobs. To help you pinpoint possible sources of contamination, we have identified nine things to consider in order to achieve high-quality paint finishes.


Posted on April 02, 2019

Grow Your Shop’s Profit Potential with a Heavy-Duty Truck Paint Booth

Oversized vehicles and equipment around the world get their final finish every day in Large Equipment Paint Booths from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) — big enough to accommodate semis, buses, RVs and much more. The purchase of a heavy-duty truck paint booth is a game-changer for most shops, increasing their physical booth footprint and providing a boost to their bottom line.


Posted on March 22, 2019

“We are all about first impressions — and that includes our new GFS Paint Booth & Aluminum Repair Station.”

When Jordan Yule went from body shop manager to owning his own business, he wanted to keep his paint booth selection local with a new Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) Performer® ES Paint Booth and Aluminum Repair Station.


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