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Why Automation or Painting Robots for Liquid Finishing?

Asking the right questions sets the stage for a successful move from manual to automated processes. Graco’s senior product manager for automation answers common questions about automating liquid finishing operations.


Electrostatic Spray Gun Basics

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


Applicator Technology

When choosing the right liquid spray technology, it helps to understand the differences between air spray, air assist, electrostatic and rotary bell applicators.

Success Stories

Woodshop Improves Quality and Productivity while Reducing Material and Solvent Use

Employees prefer air-assisted spray guns. Customers notice smoother finish.


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

Success Stories

Transfer Efficiency Increases 30%

Paint line improves aluminum extrusion finishing, sending a lot less back to touch-up booth.

Reduce Costs

Architectural Profiles Maker Reduces Costs and Increases Quality

To deliver more paint on aluminum extrusions and less in booth filters, manufacturer uses ProBell Rotary Applicators with electrostatics.


Why Product Demos are Important

Finishing demonstrations are a great way to help you feel confident in your next purchase.

Success Stories

Cabinetmaker Decreases Compressed Air Use and Cuts Costs

Radial piston agitator motor uses less air, makes less noise and requires no maintenance.