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Electrostatic Spray Gun Basics

How do electrostatic paint spray guns work? It’s basic science.

Success Stories

Closed Loop Flow Control Adds Quality Assurance

Aluminum extruder expects ProControl 1KE Plus to pay for itself within a year.

Success Stories

Closed Loop Flow Control Reduces Material Usage By Up to 40%

ProControl 1KE Plus brings more efficient spraying to commercial vehicle component finishing facility.

Success Stories

Machine Shop Learns Not All Electrostatic Gun Brands are Equal

Graco paint spray gun provides provides the durability, quality and service needed after frustration with cheaper brand.


Conventional vs Electrostatic Spray Guns

Which is best for your finishing operation and budget? Seven factors can help you choose the right applicator to maximize spray performance.

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Robotic Paint Line Improves Reliability with New Electrostatic Gun Standard

Graco automatic air spray gun extinguishes issues with Ransburg models.


How to Calculate Total Cost of Ownership

When looking at the total cost of ownership, be sure to calculate energy costs, maintenance, and repair fees


3 Steps to Reduce VOCs in Paint Lines

To minimize VOCs, manufacturing companies are looking for ways to reduce paint and solvent waste with more efficient equipment and automated processes.

Equipment Selection

Passive vs. Active Surge Suppressors

Also called “surge tanks,” surge suppressors remove pressure pulsations from paint lines. How do they work? What's the difference between passive and active surge tanks?