Highly Versatile, Automotive Paint Booth Heat Unit

GFS GUL1200 Heater

BT1200 heat unit

Highly versatile, Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) BT1200 heat unit can be placed on the side or rear of a paint booth, and is available in both recirculating and forced dry models.




Side- or rear-mounted
Automatic pressure control (Auto Balance)
Dual VFDs
Dual high limit switches
Door safety interlock switch, 24V
Engage control panel
34 in. round intake and exhaust duct for 15 ft. roof


15 hp motor upgrade
1.5 MBTU upgrade
LOGIC 3 or LOGIC 4 control panel
Filter monitoring
Semi-downdraft recirculation package (90/10)
LoNox burner
Low pressure burner


Intake Motor10 hp direct-drive
Exhaust Motor7.5 hp belt-driven
Intake FanAirfoil, centrifugal
Exhaust Fan34″ tube axial
Direct-Fire Aluminum Burner1.2 MBTU (Natural gas or propane fuel)
VFD7.5hp exhaust
Intake Motor 10 hp direct-drive
Exhaust Motor 7.5 hp direct-drive
Intake Fan Airfoil, centrifugal
Exhaust Fan 34″ tube axial
Direct-Fire Aluminum Burner 1.2 MBTU (Natural gas or propane fuel)
VFD Dual VFD (10 hp intake & 7.5 hp exhaust)


GFS Airfoil

This high-efficiency fan maintains consistent airflow, even when filters load up and cause increased resistance. Inferior fans cannot withstand the pressure.

The aluminum, non-sparking airfoil design delivers higher performance while consuming far less energy. The fan requires much less maintenance because there are no belts, pulleys and bearings to replace.


GFS Burner

With a high turndown ratio and faster cabin temperature rise, direct fire burners are more efficient than indirect heat exchangers. The direct fire burner is made of corrosion-resistant aluminum for reduced maintenance and longer life.


GFS BT Heater drawing

By using variable frequency drives (VFDs) and an innovative pressure transducer, GFS has eliminated the need for dampers to balance the booth. This allows for better performance and less maintenance.

Code Compliance

GFS guarantees that our products meet or exceed all of the applicable codes related to the equipment. Our engineers regularly follow and contribute to the advancement of codes and standards that affect the industries that we work in. One of our engineers currently serves on the NFPA Technical Committee on Finishing Processes, a key standard in the finishing industry.

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