GlobalSpec has asked its users about the latest design trends and features related to Spray Painting Equipment (Paint Sprayers). They have also shared their product applications and tips on how to buy and use these products.
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Q:
What new technologies are influencing spray painting equipment design?
21 answers
Answers:
The Water Based Technology in the Refinish market, where the paints are expensive and the attempt to save on the Paint Material Cost is of paramount importance, thus better and efficient spray guns or tools are essential.
~Atale N, Paint Application technologist, Mumbai, India
Getting the paint to wrap properly. Paint suppliers get it wrong on solvents, having me use the polar opposite to the right solvent.
~Research & Development, Heriot Bay, Canada
Hard pattern bells are a big deal in metallic coatings. Adjusting systems to work with lower bake coatings are taking some time.
~Wade M, Application Process Manager, Milwaukee, WI
The developments in the paint industry is driving the development of painting equipment.
~Brian Mackenzie, Project Manager, Pretoria, South Africa
The use of newer materials, eg. spraying 2pak glue for insulation.
~Peter L, Owner of a srevice and maintenance service, Brisbane, Australia
Plural component coatings, some of which require heat for application.
~Coatings Consultant,
In my case, I think electrostatics for liquid paints.
~Hector I, General Manager, Lima, Peru
Environment requirements like water base paints.
~Vinod A, Facilities Manager, Gurgaon, India
Atomization of spray guns and air delivery.
~Richard H, Builder/Contractor, Rescue, VA
Waterborne paints base coat clear coat.
~Maintenance/Facilities Management, Rockford, IL
Hvlp or air assisted Airless tech.
~Cruz Barajas, Builder/Contractor, Redlands, CA
Compliant technology, repair ease
~Terry E, Marketing/Sales, Mpls, MN
Low VOC and 100% solids coatings.
~Steve F., Project Manager, Bakersfield, CA
Wall mounting & Body tracking
~Pravin Kinage, Process Engineer, Pune, India
Transfer efficiency
~Engineering, Process/Production, Alliston, Canada
Recycling systems
~Peter G, General Management, Budapest, Hungary
HVLP technologies
~Maintenance/Facilities Management, Mount Holly, NJ
Plural component
~Inspector, Peoria, IL
New paint specs
~Chee-Kuen Leong, Workshop Manager, Singapore, Singapore
Electronics
~Project Management, Autryville, NC
Comfort
~Brian F, Project Manager, McAdoo, PA

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative spray painting equipment?
21 answers
Answers:
I am, or have been using Ransberg equipment, would like to use the round swirl nozzle assembly. I have had a health problem and am not working now, but can think about it. Painting along with shipping has been the major problems with this sawmill.
~Research & Development, Heriot Bay, Canada
Presently SATA, DeVelbiss and IWATA Spray guns are the most prominent spray guns. However, the initial investment to procure these spray guns is quite high.
~Atale N, Paint Application technologist, Mumbai, India
Kevlar systems, also, Graco"s handheld hvlp and airless systems, both electric and cordless.
~Maintenance/Facilities Management, Mount Holly, NJ
Binks and Spray Tech also Grayco.
~Richard H, Builder/Contractor, Rescue, VA
A lot of them, including ours.
~Peter G, General Management, Budapest, Hungary
Graco, Excel/Kremlin
~Terry E, Marketing/Sales, Mpls, MN
Durr, Sames and ABB
~Vinod A, Facilities Manager, Gurgaon, India
Graco ITW Iwata
~Peter L, Owner of a srevice and maintenance service, Brisbane, Australia
Graco Titan tool
~Brian Mackenzie, Project Manager, Pretoria, South Africa
Spctra chrome usa
~Jassim Almai, Builder/Contractor, Salmabad, Bahrain
Devilbiss Binks
~Maintenance/Facilities Management, Rockford, IL
Graco and Binks
~Coatings Consultant,
Graco, Titan
~Cruz Barajas, Builder/Contractor, Redlands, CA
Durr and ABB
~Engineering, Process/Production, Alliston, Canada
Devil Bliss
~Chee-Kuen Leong, Workshop Manager, Singapore, Singapore
Graco,Binks
~Maintenance/Facilities Management, TAURANGA, New Zealand
Durr ABB
~Pravin Kinage, Process Engineer, Pune, India
Graco
~Inspector, Peoria, IL
Graco
~Research & Development, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Graco
~Brian F, Project Manager, McAdoo, PA
Graco
~Steve F., Project Manager, Bakersfield, CA

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