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The Problem with Color Series: 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...

Match Color Perfectly

Achieving the perfect color match, particularly on curved panels, can be a challenge. Now, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has revolutionized color matching with a simple, innovative solution – new 3M PPS Color Match Film that is applied directl...

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...

The Problem with Color Series: 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...

Ask the Expert: Help! I Have a Paint Issue!

I own a body shop, and we recently received a car with damage on the paint. The best way I can describe it is that it looks like crow's feet. How do I fix this? The paint problem we see here is a condition known as “checking.” It is typically ...

Match Color Perfectly

Achieving the perfect color match, particularly on curved panels, can be a challenge. Now, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has revolutionized color matching with a simple, innovative solution – new 3M PPS Color Match Film that is applied directl...

The Problem with Color Series: 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...

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