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Rotary Bell Atomizers
Rotary bell atomization achieves high transfer efficiency and spray performance. These resources will help you get the most out of your Graco ProBell system.
How a Rotary Bell Atomizer Works
See how the ProBell rotary atomizer operates during automated finishing.
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.
Rotary Bell Applicator Basics
How the bell applicator atomizes paint and coatings, achieving up to 95 percent transfer efficiency
Shaping Air Basics
Shaping air pushes paint toward the part and defines the spray pattern. Without shaping air, paint spray would go sideways – away from the part.
Installation / setup
Download instructions and guides for rotary bell atomizers, communication modules, controllers, and systems.
Software Upgrade Files
ELECTROSTATIC CONTROLLER VERSION 2.09.0
Download Zip File
Right-click on above link and select "Save Link As..." or "Save Target As..." to download this software version.
3A3657, ProBell® Electrostatic Controller, Instructions and Parts
Refer to the "Repair: Software Update" section of this manual while upgrading software.
System Software: 17J278 Series F, Revision H
Release Date: February 11, 2021
Component Part Numbers and Versions:
- Main Processor: Version 2.09.0
- Gun Controller: Version 2.15.7
- Main controller updates: Discharge Timer C2 is used for H12 errors. If C2 is < 3s, then the minimum delay time of 3s is applied. This change reduces nuisance H12 errors on system discharge, especially in waterborne systems.
- Gun controller updates: Fixes nuisance H95 errors
Same files as Pro Xpc version 2.09.0
Note: Software upgrade token does not update software on ProBell Electrostatic Controller. This software must be upgraded using a MicroSD card and the files in the .zip file available for download on the product website.
Service Tips for ProBell Rotary Applicators
Learn how a rotary bell applicator works and get troubleshooting tips. See the 30-minute webinar on-demand.
Spray Performance 2: Rotary Bell Atomizers
On-demand webinar explores how to improve atomization and transfer efficiency when spraying with rotary atomizers on robots, reciprocators or fixed mounts.
Paint Line Optimization with Rotary Bell Atomization
Explore how the rotary bell atomizer can optimize your paint line, during this 35-minute on-demand webinar.
The Quest for Paint Line Automation
This 38-minute webinar equips you with ways make the case for automation and real-life examples of how manufacturers automate some of all of their paint lines.
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