Posted on June 06, 2019

When Should I Change My Paint Booth Filters?

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.

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 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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Posted on October 07, 2016

Filtration Concentration: An Introduction to Paint Booth Filters and Maintenance

Choosing the correct filter for your paint booth can be a daunting task. The choices you make will have a direct impact on everything from the efficiency of your booth and the quality of the end product to booth maintenance costs and the safety of technicians. This guide will introduce you to and give insight […]

Posted on July 09, 2012

Resistance Is Not Futile — Measuring Paint Booth Filter Performance

We recently received a great question from a reader through our Finishing Academy website. The reader asked: “Is there a “magic number” on the manometer at which paint booth filters should be changed?” While it sure would be nice if there was a universal ‘change-your-filters-now’ number that would make everyone’s maintenance a lot easier to […]

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Posted on October 28, 2011

Revolutionary Filter Design — GFS’ WAVE Paint Booth Filters

GFS is proud to announce the latest innovation in paint booth filter technology with the WAVE paint booth filters! These filters are the world’s first to be designed specifically to achieve maximum performance with waterborne paints. The WAVE paint booth filters are a versatile, non-woven, polyester media comprised of coarse fibers specifically chosen for strength, […]

Posted on July 07, 2011

Choosing a Cost-Effective Paint Booth Filter

What makes a paint booth filter cost effective? Long life? Efficiency rating? Ease of installation? Low purchase price? Low initial resistance? Compliance compatibility? The answer is “all of the above”. Seems simple enough, but if that’s all it takes, why doesn’t everyone have an effective system? In reality, it’s seldom that easy to achieve “all […]

Posted on June 15, 2011

Spray Booth Filtration

by Jim MacDonald, Ontario Spray Booth – Toronto, ON, Canada Originally published: Fall 2010 issue, Collision Quarterly Like pretty well everything else in our little industry, nothing seems to get easier! In the good old days we had our old crossdraft paint booth and all we had to do was worry about ensuring the belt […]

Posted on January 13, 2011

Time for a Change? Regular Filter Changes for Optimum Performance from Your Spray Booth

Keeping a clean spray booth is essential to producing the kinds of perfect finishes that your business needs to stay profitable. One of the simplest things you can do that has a huge impact on the cleanliness of your spray booth is changing the intake and exhaust filters on a regular schedule. Proper maintenance of […]