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Posted on February 07, 2019

5 Ways To Use a REVO Handheld

Reducing curing times and increasing throughput, electric infrared (IR) technology has become increasingly popular. Not just limited to curing paint, it is extremely adaptable and can increase productivity in many areas throughout a repair shop. And with mobile systems, IR technology can be easily incorporated into both prep and paint processes. Using short wave, electric […]


Posted on January 29, 2019

Why Are Isocyanates so Dangerous?

The primary function of a paint booth is to contain paint overspray, keeping your employees and the environment safe. By confining the application of a hazardous material to a controlled environment, paint booths reduce the risk of fire and explosion that can result when paint overspray mixes with other chemicals or sparks. What paint booths […]


Posted on January 02, 2019

How to Select the Right Equipment for Your Body Shop

The equipment you purchase today sets up your shop for growth and better profit margins tomorrow. By processing only one more vehicle per week, a shop can usually recoup its equipment investment in less than a year. Now is the best time for shop owners to purchase better equipment to position themselves for the future.


Posted on September 20, 2018

What Does My Paint Booth Need to Achieve Code Compliance?

In a perfect world, achieving code compliance for your paint booth would be a one-size-fits-all process. In reality, different cities have different ordinances and permit requirements, resulting in a lot of variation in the process. Our goal at Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is to help customers every step of the way. Before the first vehicle, […]


Posted on September 05, 2018

What is the Correct Temperature Setting for my Paint Booth?

You are making dinner on Sunday night. You bake your food at the temperature specified in your recipe. You know exactly how long your food takes to cook, and no variables affect the outcome. Now, it is Monday morning, and you are selecting the temperature for your paint booth. This time, it is not so […]


Posted on May 15, 2018

How NOT to Buy a Paint Booth

Purchasing a paint booth is not a small investment, so you want to make sure you do right. The right paint booth can allow you to meet process needs, last throughout your career and pay itself off with increased productivity and energy savings. The wrong paint booth purchase can lead to many problems, including overspray […]


GFS General purpose paint booth line
Posted on March 15, 2018

How to Buy a Paint Booth — 7 Steps to Make the Process Easier

The primary purpose of a paint booth is to contain hazardous materials like overspray and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), preventing fumes, chemicals, gases and vapors from spreading into the shop or environment outside. In addition to protecting the environment, complying with local regulations and codes, and keeping your employees and facility safe, enclosing the painting […]


Posted on March 02, 2018

Why Should I Use Strippable Protective Coatings in My Paint Booth?

Strippable paint booth coatings have become increasingly popular in the finishing world, but you still may be wondering why these are necessary or even helpful. Peelable protective coatings for your spray booth offer outstanding coverage to protect your investment, shop and employees. Simple application and fast removal save valuable time and make it easy to […]


Auto Refinish paint booth
Posted on January 25, 2018

Automotive Paint Booth Options Designed to Improve Performance & Efficiency

Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) offers a complete line of automotive refinish paint booths — with seven Ultra® and Performer® Paint Booth models in a variety of airflows and sizes to meet every shop’s productivity, quality, space and budgetary needs. In addition to our pre-engineered spray booth models, we offer shops the opportunity to upgrade any […]


Posted on January 16, 2018

9 Products for Your Paint Booth That Optimize Safety and Performance

Keeping your paint booth clean and protected — from the walls to the floors — has a significant impact on your ability to produce high-quality paint jobs, maximize productivity and keep your employees and investment safe. With the help of GFS’ senior technical advisor, Jason Garfoot, we’ve identified nine products that can lead to clean, […]


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