Wood Finishing The World Of Spray Finishing Can Seem Daunting At First Learn About The Different Types Of Hvlp Spray Systems So You Can Make A Purchase With Confidence
Wood finishing the world of spray finishing can seem daunting at first learn about the different types of hvlp spray systems so you can make a purchase with confidence is post about Magazine bookmarked by mike with ID 11596496532 was uploaded on 30-03-2019 and has been viewed 181,529 times.
Which HVLP Spray Finishing System is Right for You? Lead Photo by Keith Barker; Photos by Bill Perry 'Don't be afraid of spray finishing,' were the first words of advice from my good friend, fellow woodworker and coatings expert Julian Hay, who is also the president of Associated Coating Services.
Hay has sprayed just about everything from jewellery boxes to oil refineries.Hay continued, 'Get some drop cloths and a box fan with a furnace filter over it.Then get a bunch of cardboard or scrap MDF and start spraying it.
It's like learning any other woodworking skill: get out the scrap and make your mistakes on it.Get out the good wood once you stop making mistakes.' Good advice, I would later learn.Why use HVLP?HVLP evolved because conventional spray systems, while effective for atomizing finishes, are far from efficient.
Their average is to put about one-third of the finish onto the work-piece, with the other two-thirds in the atmosphere.In contrast, an HVLP system puts about two-thirds or more of the finish onto the work-piece and a third or less ending up in the air.
This is good for a couple of reasons.First, it's good for the environment (whether our government cares or...