Paint booths are designed to contain hazardous vapors and provide a safer, healthier environment for painters. Understanding how the components of a paint booth work and what purpose they serve are key to maximizing your spray booth’s performance.
Clogged or overloaded filters hinder proper airflow. This causes dust or overspray to recirculate and affect the finish of your paint job. Regularly changing spray booth filters decreases the likelihood of equipment failure. It also helps ensure your spray booth is operating efficiently and keeps the production costs of your shop low.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?