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How Did I Choose to Mix This?

Last month, we discussed fundamentals, pre-existing paint problems and painter responsibility. Briefly, let’s underscore painter responsibility: Turn the mixing bank on and ensure complete agitator lid engagement. Consciously practice consist...

Owens Community College of Toledo, Ohio to Offer Spray Finishing Training

Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop, a three-day intensive training program scheduled for May 13-15, 2015 in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. d...

High-Performance Spray Gun

The SATAjet 5000 B allows the painter to flexibly set the inlet pressure in a range between 7 and 32 PSI with a gun distance between 4 to 8.5 inches, depending on material, ambient conditions and personal preferences in order to achieve optimum finis...

Buying Tips: Air Compressors

Atlas Copco For collision repair facilities, it’s imperative to choose an air compressor that delivers 100 percent oil-free compressed air. The presence of oil in compressed air prevents the adhesion of the paint to the car surface and causes bead...

Fast, Smooth and Quiet Surface Prep

Hutchins Manufacturing Co.'s ProFinisher model 700 is proudly made in America, as are all Hutchins sanders, and delivers unequalled performance in a lightweight, ergonomic package. Designed for rapid material removal, the 700, with its 5/16-in. offse...

How Did I Choose to Mix This?

Last month, we discussed fundamentals, pre-existing paint problems and painter responsibility. Briefly, let’s underscore painter responsibility: Turn the mixing bank on and ensure complete agitator lid engagement. Consciously practice consist...

Sanding Blocks for Aluminum and Steel

Motor Guard has developed seven new Super-Rigid Big Block models for fast and aggressive blocking on aluminum or steel. Engineered from super-dense yet lightweight materials, these new sanding blocks provide just the right amount of flex to conform t...

Owens Community College of Toledo, Ohio to Offer Spray Finishing Training

Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop, a three-day intensive training program scheduled for May 13-15, 2015 in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. d...

How Did I Choose to Mix This?

Last month, we discussed fundamentals, pre-existing paint problems and painter responsibility. Briefly, let’s underscore painter responsibility: Turn the mixing bank on and ensure complete agitator lid engagement. Consciously practice consist...

Owens Community College of Toledo, Ohio to Offer Spray Finishing Training

Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop, a three-day intensive training program scheduled for May 13-15, 2015 in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. d...

The Fundamentals of Color

In my observation, there has been (and continues to be) a gnashing of teeth where color is concerned. Color matches, that is. “This [take your pick of any brand here] sucks! The colors never match! The colors always matched when we used [take yo...

Measuring Color

Spectrophotometry is the quantitative measurement of the reflection or transmission properties of a material as a function of wavelength. Aha, now I see. No wait, say that middle part again? No matter how it works, that really expensive and fragi...

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