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How Does Substrate Color Affect Ink Selection?

When selecting an ink for your marking system, several variables affect it’s selection.  One variable affecting the selection of the proper ink is the color of the substrate.  Dark colored substrates such as steel often require a pigmented ink to produce bright, visible results.  These inks contain solid pigments which provide the bright color they are known for.  This requires…

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Why is Paint Settling in my Spray Gun?

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Paint Settling In Spray Gun Material settling is an issue among anyone working with paint or any other material that has suspended particles such as colored inks, dyes, etc. This issue is caused the suspended particles that account for that material’s pigment, color, consistency and adhesion characteristics. Materials that feature these characteristics are called suspensions and they are extremely…

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What is the Importance of Air Cap Maintenance?

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Air Cap Maintenance One of the main issues that comes up in any spray project, especially those working with adhesives or abrasive materials, is buildup on the air cap that can significantly affect your spray pattern. Depending on the material you are using this can happen fairly quickly. The air cap is machined with several tiny holes that shape…

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How Do I Choose An Air Spray Gun?

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Spray Gun Choice With so many different types and models of spray guns available, it may be difficult trying to choose which one would work best for your process. There are a number of criteria to consider when deciding which type of spray gun to go with. Doing a little bit of research and knowing your capabilities will go…

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What is the best Spraying Technique?

After you’ve selected your correct spray gun, air compressor, and nozzle size the last thing keeping you from a tip top finish is your spraying technique. There are several small steps in assuring that you’re applying an even coverage. 1. The spray should always be perpendicular to the surface that is being coated. This means that if you are…

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