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
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 … Continue reading Filtration concentration: An introduction to paint booth filters and maintenance
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?
Here is Part 4 in an ongoing series that takes real questions asked by our customers and website visitors, and provides the answer from the team of GFS experts!Be sure to check out the previous post in this series:Part 1Part 2Part 3 Q: What are the regulations regarding intrinsically safe electronic devices inside a paint booth? … Continue reading Your Questions, Answered – Part 4 – Crossdraft paint booth airflow & Electrical safety
We figured we'd make it easy for you to find this helpful fact sheet made available by OSHA® regarding the safe use of Hexavalent Chromium in aerospace paint finishing applications. GFS is happy to have provided information and illustrations for OSHA® used in the creation of this fact sheet. From the article: "Hexavalent chromium or … Continue reading OSHA® Fact Sheet Download – Controlling Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium in Aerospace and Air Transport Painting
Recently we received a technical question from a visitor to the GFS Finishing Academy site regarding the number of air changes necessary for a paint booth. This is a common concern of many shops, but you may be surprised to learn that the performance of a paint booth is more linked to the actual velocity … Continue reading Air Changes vs. Air Velocity – Gauging Paint Booth Ventilation Performance
Here is Part 3 in an ongoing series that takes real questions asked by our customers and website visitors, and provides the answer from the team of GFS experts!You can read parts 1 and 2 here:Part 1Part 2Q: Are manometers or other pressure-drop devices required by law on exhaust filters?A: A means is required to … Continue reading Your Questions, Answered – Part 3 – Paint Booth Pressure Gauges