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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 Hercules 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 06, 2019

Understanding the Importance of Quality Finishes

Celebrated on the first Wednesday of March each year, National Surface Finishing Day is a day to showcase the finishing industry and bring awareness to its impact on our economy and the products that we use every day. So, why is the finishing industry so important that it needs a national holiday?


Posted on February 25, 2019

REVO Accelerated Curing Systems vs. Gas Catalytic Dryers

The basic differences between gas and electric IR dryers are the size of the IR wavelengths they produce and the way the systems generate energy, which result in different throughput times and quality results when used correctly.


Posted on February 07, 2019

5 Ways To Use a REVO Handheld

The smallest member of the REVO Systems family, the REVO Handheld is an immensely versatile and adaptable tool that helps quickly recoup your investment by speeding up processes and increasing quality along the way. The following are five uses for a REVO Handheld that can get your shop running more efficiently in a matter of minutes.


Posted on January 29, 2019

Why Are Isocyanates so Dangerous?

What paint booths are not capable of is protecting the painter’s face and body from exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes while spraying. It is important for painters to understand why and how to protect themselves from the hazards of paint exposure, especially isocyanates.


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.


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