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Woodshop Improves Quality and Productivity while Reducing Material and Solvent Use
First finishing equipment upgrade gets such a positive response; second one ordered the next day.
Why You Should Automate Your Paint Booth
Easy-to-integrate automation technology can significantly improve manufacturing profitability. It’s no wonder smart manufacturers are making the switch to automated paint booths.
Why Product Demos are Important
Finishing demonstrations are a great way to help you feel confident in your next purchase
Why Move to Intelligent Solutions
Manufacturers need intelligent solutions in their paint mix rooms that can reduce things like unexpected downtime, while decreasing energy costs
Why Graco Automation?
No matter how large or small your project, Graco has products that will easily integrate with your robot and automation systems!
Trying something new? Don’t miss out on the R&D tax credit
Many manufacturers are eligible, but only 1 in 20 claim it. You may be surprised about what qualifies as research and development.
Truck Factory Paint Line Avoids Rejected Parts and Operator Error
Intrinsically safe barrier kit enables automation inside paint mix room’s hazardous area.
Transfer Efficiency Increases 30%
Paint line improves aluminum extrusion finishing, sending a lot less back to touch-up booth.
Tips for Improving Transfer Efficiency
Selecting the most efficient spray gun for the intended application is important in optimizing the efficiency of your spray operation.
Take the Paint Efficiency Audit
Take the paint efficiency audit and assess your current equipment and processes.
When using electrostatic guns, it’s important to make sure everything within the painting system is grounded to avoid electrical hazards and increase transfer efficiency.
Soft-Touch Paint Gaining Market Share
Soft touch paint creates a high-end appearance with lower cost materials. Learn about some considerations for adding soft touch to your paint line.
Selecting the Optimal Motor for Paint Circulation Pumps
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of motor types and which one is better for your finishing application.
Rotary Bell Applicator Basics
How the bell applicator atomizes paint and coatings, achieving up to 95 percent transfer efficiency
Piggable Pumps Keep Up with Automated Paint Line Demands
Endura-Flo continues running through frequent color changes, when other pumps leak in automotive paint kitchen.
Parts Finisher Improves Throughput
Round spray air cap produces pattern ideal for cylindrical parts.
Paint Kitchen Automation Cleans Up Inefficient Mess for Equipment Finisher
Heavy-duty lift truck paint line moves forward with automation and remote paint room monitoring.
Paint Efficiency Audit Shows Huge Savings
Cabinet manufacturer meets production goals with ProMix PD2K Dual Panel Acid Catalyst.
No More Running Around: Wireless Start/Stop Switch Allows Control Inside Hazardous Area
Military vehicle finisher finds solution to small batch mixing.
Manufacturer Saves $500,000 with Rotary Bell Atomizers
Replacing Nordson RA20 with ProBell increases paint line speed and decreases solvent use. Bell applicator technology pays for itself within a year.
Maintain Ratio Accuracy and Reduce Waste
Electronic proportioners have become popular in finishing operations because of their ability to maintain ratio accuracy and reduce waste.
Large Capacity Pump Strengthens Auto Assembly Line
Air motor icing and leaky lowers in the paint kitchen were cutting productivity at a large automotive plant – until they tried a new pump package.
How to Lower Compressed Air Costs in Your Factory’s Paint Mix Room
More efficient agitator motors and pumps can cut energy bills – and improve the environment.
How to Choose the Right Paint Mixing Machine
Using electronic proportioning systems can save time and money but how do you choose the right machine?
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
How Electrostatic Guns can Benefit your Facility
Get the full benefit of electrostatic guns by following these simple tips
How Different Materials Affect 2K Equipment
Selecting and configuring mixing equipment that is compatible with your material will save you time and money.
How a Rotary Bell Atomizer Works
See how the rotary bell atomizer operates during automated finishing.
Furniture Company Better Manages Tough Acid Catalyst Application
Mix-on-demand wood finishing system handles harsh varnish with zero off-ratio rejects.
Finishing Solutions for Wood Products and Furniture
Easily manage frequent color changes, while reducing material waste.
Finishing Solutions for Wheel and Rim Manufacturers
Easily apply spray finishes that vary from luxurious metallic chrome for sports cars to matte black for off-road vehicles.
Finishing Solutions for Non-Destructive Testing
Use the right equipment for even and complete coverage for non-destructive testing applications.
Finishing Solutions for Mold Release
Make sure your mold release agent is applied evenly so the foam part can be easily removed from the mold.
Finishing Solutions for Industrial Components
Use less paint, spend less on disposal costs and shorten color change time.
Finishing Solutions for Glass Coatings
Easily coat glass bottles, inside or out, with one easy-to-use system.
Finishing Solutions for Footwear & Apparel
Plural component proportioners can make sure your shoe is released from the mold without defects.
Finishing Solutions for Electronics
Apply an even and uniform coating on electronic devices for a beautiful appearance.
Finishing Solutions for Cylinders and Tanks
Quickly change colors or spray different types of material on the same system.
Finishing Solutions for Cosmetics
Create the perfect look for your packaging appearance and reduce costs with a single system.
Finishing Solutions for Cookware
Cookware products need to be sprayed with a number of high performance coatings to meet the needs of professional and home chefs.
Finishing Solutions for Backlit Displays
Get the precision needed to ensure the icon on the display is vividly illuminated.
Finishing Solutions for Automotive Components
Get the flexibility to apply primers, base coats, and top coats with a single system.
Finishing Solutions for Aluminum Extrusions & Panels
Paint automation can improve quality and decrease cost.
Finishing Solutions for Agriculture and Construction Equipment Manufacturing
Get a durable, fine finish paint coating with Graco's Finishing equipment.
Finishing Solutions for Aerospace and Defense
Using automation to paint aircraft ensures a controlled processes and reduction in operator related errors.
Excessive Noise Can Be Expensive
Electric pumps can reduce noise levels in your manufacturing plant
Electrostatic Spray Gun Basics
Electrostatic spray painting can increase productivity, reduce paint overspray and minimize paint usage.
Dual Shaping Air Basics
Dual shaping air uses two rings of air passages to adjust paint spray patterns. With such flexibility, the same paint line can cover many sizes and contours - even sharp corners.
Do you have an icing problem?
How to tell if you have an icing problem and what to do to fix it
Creative Mixing Approach Eliminates $75,000 a Year in Bad Parts
Automotive parts manufacturer, short on space, gains precise and safe mixing with ProDispense. Fluid dispense system customization pays off in less than a year.
Cracking the Ergonomics Code
How your spray gun could be affecting your bottom line
Conventional vs Electrostatic Spray Guns
How to choose the right applicator to maximize spray performance for your application.
Closed Loop Flow Control Reduces Material Usage By Up to 40%
ProControl 1KE Plus’ closed loop flow control brings more efficient spraying to commercial vehicle component finishing facility.
Cabinetmaker Decreases Compressed Air Use and Cuts Costs
Radial piston agitator motor uses less air, makes less noise and requires no maintenance.
Automotive Tier 1 Supplier Accomplishes More with Less Equipment
ProMix PD enables paint line to do the work of eight robots with only four.
Automotive Paint Line Handles High Pressure with New Pump Lower
No maintenance required means no downtime during rapid production.
Automating Your Paint Line: What Parts Should You Consider
These guidelines can help you determine the best parts and processes to automate in your manufacturing painting line.
Automating Your Paint Line: How to Know When You’re Ready
Have you ever wondered if automation might be the right choice for your paint line? Determine if automation is a good fit for your plant.
Automated Rotary Bell Controls Improve Plant Efficiency
Manual control panels not only look outdated, they cause inefficiencies not conducive to fast-paced manufacturing.
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.
When choosing the right liquid spray technology, it helps to understand the differences between air spray, air assist, electrostatic and rotary bell applicators.
Aircraft Painters Perfect Finish
Aerospace air cap minimizes solvent pop and improves finish quality.
Agitator Motor Supported Locally – Without Hidden Costs
Graco radial piston agitators backed by quality guarantee and A+ Service.
Aerospace Manufacturer Steps Out of Comfort Zone, Finds Better Electrostatic Gun
In side-by-side comparison, Graco electrostatic spray gun proves superior to one always used to paint commercial aircraft parts.
Advantages of Spraying with Electrostatic Guns
Consider the benefits of switching to electrostatic technology before purchasing another gun
Achieving Sustainable Paint Operations with Electric Paint Mixing Pumps
One of the easiest ways to reduce energy consumption is with the paint circulation pumps in your paint mix room. Learn about advances in mix room equipment.
A Smart Manufacturing Solution for Precise Fluid Specs
PLC network easily communicates with bar code scanning equipment to provide out-of-the-box automation for heavy equipment manufacturer.
5 Ways to Reduce Unplanned Downtime
Looking for ways to stop unplanned downtime? Follow our simple tips, and downtime should not be a problem.
5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Plural Component Mixing Equipment
Hand-mixing may be sufficient, but it can quickly put a strain on everyday operations over time. Here are five reasons why plural proportioners can help your bottom line.
5 Reasons to Say Yes to Automated Paint Lines and Robots
Investing in automation and robotic technology is the focus for many industrial factories. Automating your paint line can streamline your operation, improve quality of output and maximize your production.
5 Best Practices of Plural Component Equipment
How to properly use your plural component equipment to achieve its full potential
4 Signs Your Rotary Bell Needs Help
If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, it’s time to repair or replace a bell applicator on your paint line.
4 Reasons Why You Need a Rotary Bell Atomizer
Automated finishing equipment increases quality and production, while reducing costs, and safety risks
3 Steps to Reduce Your VOCs
To minimize VOCs, manufacturing companies are looking for ways to reduce paint and solvent waste with more efficient equipment and automated processes.