GFS Releases Booth Shield Peelable Booth Protection

OSSEO, Wis. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS), a world leader in innovation for paint booth and finishing system technologies has released Booth Shield™, a complete line of peelable coatings for protecting paint booth walls, windows, lights and floors. “GFS is excited to offer our customers a fast, easy solution for booth protection and overspray capture,” … Continue reading GFS Releases Booth Shield Peelable Booth Protection

7 Reasons to Upgrade Your Paint Booth to LED Lighting

LED lights have grown in popularity over the last few decades — and for a good reason. They last longer, save energy and are better for the environment. In addition to shops, offices and warehouses, LED lights can offer significant advantages in a paint booth. Here are seven reasons why it may be time to … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Upgrade Your Paint Booth to LED Lighting

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

The Effects of Poor Preventative Maintenance

One of the simplest things you can do for the cleanliness and overall productivity of your paint booth is changing the intake and exhaust filters on a regular schedule. Preventative maintenance, in general, decreases the likelihood of your equipment failing, helps keep your paint booth producing efficiently, and keeps the production costs of your shop low. According to Brandon Lowder, … Continue reading The Effects of Poor Preventative Maintenance

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 … Continue reading Filtration concentration: An introduction to paint booth filters and maintenance

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?

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 … Continue reading Resistance Is Not Futile – Measuring Paint Booth Filter Performance

Understanding Filtration Replacement Requirements – Free Download

There are hundreds of different filters available out in the market for your spray booth and finishing equipment. There are many different filter manufacturers out there, and each filter they design is for a specific purpose or unique piece of equipment, and the unique design characteristics in each filter mean that they will perform differently … Continue reading Understanding Filtration Replacement Requirements – Free Download

Revolutionary Filter Design – GFS’ New WAVE Aqua Paint Booth Filters

GFS is proud to announce the latest innovation in paint booth filter technology with the WAVE Aqua paint booth filters! These filters are the world's first to be designed specifically to achieve maximum performance with waterborne paints. In this week's Booth Blog, we hear from Mike Snow, GFS' Filter Sales Manager and the driving force … Continue reading Revolutionary Filter Design – GFS’ New WAVE Aqua Paint Booth Filters

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 … Continue reading Spray Booth Filtration