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Posted on May 13, 2020

4 Common Causes of Finishing Defects & How to Remedy Them

For automotive refinishers, there is nothing more frustrating than finishing defects. They can cause rework, create production bottlenecks and negatively impact a body shop’s bottom line. Here are four of the most common finishing defects in automotive refinishing, along with ways you can fix them and prevent them from happening.

Posted on May 07, 2020

Your Questions Answered: What Is the Right PPE for Your Paint Shop?

The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is needed to keep painters safe on the job and help them avoid short- and long-term health risks. For PPE to be most effective, you must determine what PPE is appropriate for your operation and ensure you are using the right type.

Posted on April 28, 2020

What You Need to Know About Industrial Pretreatment Washers

One of the most efficient and cost-effective ways for manufacturers to clean parts is by using industrial pretreatment washers. They are essential to ensuring powder or paint adheres properly to parts. They also lay the groundwork for consistent, quality finishes, and prevent corrosion from forming on parts.

Posted on April 22, 2020

How to Properly Dispose of Paint Booth Exhaust Filters to Protect the Environment

For collision repair centers and industrial manufacturers who own a paint booth, one of the easiest ways to protect the environment is to properly dispose of paint booth exhaust filters. Since most paint that is sprayed contains hazardous compounds and is potentially flammable, extra care must be taken when it is time to dispose of your filters.

Posted on April 16, 2020

How Dust Collection Equipment Can Help Stone Fabricators Protect Workers

Having the proper dust collection equipment can help protect stone fabrication workers who may be inhaling dangerous amounts of silica dust while cutting, grinding and sanding pieces of “engineered stone” to make kitchen and bathroom countertops. Dust Collection Modules provide a safe, effective way for manufacturers to contain dust produced from sanding, grinding and blasting applications.

Posted on April 14, 2020

“You walk into our shop and you can see it’s the future.”

When Dan Morrow started his company at 24 years old, he never imagined the growth and success that would come throughout the past 18 years. Recently, Morrow Collision Center opened a 2nd location in February 2020, five times the size of the original location, which gave them more room for equipment.

Posted on April 09, 2020

Top 10 Causes of Contamination When Refinishing Vehicles

Achieving a quality paint finish is not only important when painting luxury vehicles or show-worthy custom cars. In most automotive body shops and collision centers, achieving quality paint finishes the first time can have a significant impact on productivity and profitability. 

Posted on April 07, 2020

Which Airflow Style Is Best for My Paint Booth?

When investing in a paint booth, choosing the ideal airflow style for your business’ needs is perhaps the most important decision. The airflow style you pick for your paint booth plays a big part when it comes to finish quality and contamination control, as well as capital costs and operational expenses.

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Posted on April 02, 2020

Problem Solved — Rail Industry Leader Chooses GFS Industrial Equipment for Painting Services

Headquartered in Crete, Illinois, Holland LP recently expanded its footprint adding a new 185,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for rail welding equipment, rail and CWR handling and processing equipment, track testing services equipment, and railroad Maintenance-of-Way equipment. Included in their manufacturing facility is a GFS Large Equipment Paint Booth, Cleaning/Prep Room and Industrial Paint Mix Room.

Posted on March 31, 2020

Choosing Between a CTOF Booth and a Paint Booth

For collision repair centers in need of new equipment, the choice between a Closed-Top Open-Front (CTOF) Booth and a standard paint booth is largely predicated by a shop’s budget and the type of repair work they plan on performing in the booth.

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