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A Primer: Spray Systems at FABTECH 2019 - Chicago

  Attention Attendees: Get 30% off FABTECH tickets with code SPK30, or by registering with this link Based on his 40 years of booth technology experience, Bob Hauck, vice president of Spray Systems, was selected by the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) to speak at FABTECH 2019-Chicago as part of their Finishing Technologies Conference Program. In his 3-part presentatio...
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How Does Airflow in a Spray Booth Work?

Read Time: 3m22s TL;DR Crossdraft booths have a horizontal airflow that circulates from the front of the booth to the back. They offer lower operating costs, which make them an ideal choice for the automotive industry. Downdraft booths originate air from the top of the spray booth and exhaust it through the floor, minimizing the risk of contamination and making for hi...
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Energy Efficiency Without the Compromise

Read Time: 3 minutes TL;DR The short-term cost of energy-efficient booth improvements are outweighed by long-term revenue benefits Airflow speed and booth balancing controls are best for increasing performance and lowering operational expenses Regular booth maintenance is necessary for equipment longevity and performance Recirculating air designs are best for booths that requ...
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5 Accessories for Your Spray Booth to Save You Time and Money

  Read Time: 2m30s TL;DR Airspeed and automated booth balancing controls are best for advanced booths that require certain air pressure and quality levels for their finish applications. LED lighting helps cut down on energy costs and improves visibility inside the booth to maintain a high finish quality. Energy smart technology can help reduce operational costs but ar...
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Protect Your Investment: 5 Ways to Keep Your Spray Booth Looking Like New

Spray booths aren't just designed to contain hazardous chemicals in a workspace, they also keep dirt and moisture away from the sensitive spray or paint processes inside. Operators have plenty of options for features and peripheral equipment to keep their booth cleaner, but there are a few must-haves in typical work environments. There are also a few maintenance tips and best practices ...
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Common Appearance Issues in Liquid and Powder Coating

Applying spray or finish compounds is painstaking work, and there are often painful consequences for operators who don't take the time to do it right. There is little room for error when coating, especially in aerospace and other industries that have strict quality standards. Even small defects are usually unacceptable, so booth operators have to eat the cost of spot repairs or do a com...
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Safety Regulations: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)

    The production of air pollutants is an unfortunate side effect of various manufacturing and industrial processes, including many types of spray and finish applications. Without the proper filtration and containment system in place, the release of pollutants can have devastating consequences to human health, as well as the local environment. These hazards are the chief reasons for ...
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Conveyor vs. Batch Processing

      Summary Both conveyor and batch processing have distinct advantages and disadvantages, depending on processes used in the manufacturing process. Batch processing is a cost-effect, well-established process that can sometimes be the only option for certain products. But, it doesn’t work well with large production volumes of parts, can be time intensive and...
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Spray Paint Booth Filtration: Water Wash vs Dry Filter

Read time: 5 minutes Summary Manufacturers must account for adequate filtration systems when designing a spray paint booth for their operations. Exhaust filtration systems capture paint overspray and other contaminants before they are vented to the atmosphere through the exhaust system. There are two main types of filtration systems found in modern...
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Key Decisions for Powder Coatings: Batch or Automated, Spray-to-Waste or Reclaim

    Read time: 5 minutes TL;DR Although the powder coating process can be carried out in a variety of ways, the efficiency of the spray booth setup will depend on the production process and product being finished. When assessing your spray booth needs, consider the pros and cons of automated equipment and spray-to-waste systems. Although some products can ...
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