Seven Paint Booth Accessories & Services to Make Life Easier

We’re always looking for ways to simplify our lives, whether personally or professionally. On a professional level, businesses are continually looking at ways to improve their operations. They implement processes to cut costs, increase productivity, improve quality and increase efficiency. In the paint shop, this can be done by investing in products to reduce waste … Continue reading Seven Paint Booth Accessories & Services to Make Life Easier

GFS’ Controlled Airflow Ceiling: A Premium Ceiling to Complement a Premium Booth

So you’ve decided you are ready to invest in a new paint booth for your shop. That’s not the end of the decisions though. Next comes decisions on any booth options and accessories you may want to add to your new booth. With our Ultra® booths, one option in particular is deciding whether or not … Continue reading GFS’ Controlled Airflow Ceiling: A Premium Ceiling to Complement a Premium Booth

Aluminum Repair Stations for Collision Repair – Why They Matter to Your Body Shop

Ford is betting big on aluminum. Their new F-150 will feature an aluminum body, bed and supports, which is big news for collision repair shops that want to be able to repair the most popular truck on the road in North America. This change is just the first wave of what is sure to come … Continue reading Aluminum Repair Stations for Collision Repair – Why They Matter to Your Body Shop

UL Labels – What happens when parts are labeled, but the paint booth isn’t?

UL labels on paint booths and finishing equipment are a crucial factor for building inspectors, but they can lead to a great deal of confusion and frustration for a shop trying to get their equipment up and running when it's not entirely clear what is required.What's the real deal when it comes to UL labels … Continue reading UL Labels – What happens when parts are labeled, but the paint booth isn’t?

NFPA Update – December 2013

Every year around this time we get the latest news about upcoming changes in the NFPA codes related to paint booths and finishing systems from our very own Geoff Raifsnider, who proudly sits on the Technical Committee for Finishing Processes for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).Here's what Geoff reports is the latest news for … Continue reading NFPA Update – December 2013

Codes & Standards – Sprinklers in Industrial Ovens

Yet another entry in our ongoing series of articles designed to provide clarity and expertise in the crucial area of code compliance and adherence to standards!For this Q&A, we answer the question of whether or not sprinklers are required by code inside industrial ovens.Q: Do I need sprinklers in my oven?A: Where the oven itself … Continue reading Codes & Standards – Sprinklers in Industrial Ovens

8 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Paint Booth Lighting

Proper paint booth lighting plays a crucial role in achieving a quality paint job. There are many factors that go into creating a well-lit environment, including fixture quality, fixture location and type of light tube. The following are a few things to consider when it comes to paint booth lighting.1. T8 Energy-Efficient Light TubesT8 light … Continue reading 8 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Paint Booth Lighting