WANDA TECH TIP by CARS Refinishing Supplies
Now that we have had customers using the product in their shops for a while, we have been getting helpful feedback that we want to share with all of our Wanda users.Download PDF
Cleaning Waterborne Spray Guns
When making the transition to waterborne coatings you will notice there are areas where you will need to make changes either in products, processes and procedures, or habits. Gun cleaning is one of those critical areas that you must pay close attention to.Download PDF
The SATA Air Micrometer
Adjusting air pressure properly is critical for optimal spray gun performance.Download PDF
Ozone Transport Commission – OTC
By now we have all heard that like it or not, waterborne paints are coming to the automotive refinish industry. The problem is, there are a lot of rumors floating around out there and a lot of misinformation. From a shop’s viewpoint, who do you believe? What do you believe? Let’s try to shed some light on the subject.Download PDF
H2O Transition Success TipsDownload PDF
A quality paint job begins with quality air. A true statement. The question is: How many shops can actually say that they have quality air? The answer is: not many!
Compressed air as the second source of energy after electricity, requires a close understanding of the characteristics of compressed air to optimize its production for use.
Optimizing productivity while reducing operating costs is the common goal shared by nearly every manufacturing plant. Compressed air is considered the phantom utility, it cannot be bought, you must produce it. The initial capital cost of a compressed air system is minor compared to the operational cost.Download PDF
How Do You Calculate Spray Booth Airflow?
A properly designed and operating spray booth in a finishing facility is a major ingredient in the achievement of the finish required by the manufacturer.Download PDF
A Potential for Disaster: Using PVC Pipe for Compressed Airlines.
Many hobbyists and painters in small body shops often ask: “can I run PVC (or CPVC) pipe for airlines in my shop or garage?” It’s cheap, lightweight, readily available, easy to work with, AND it’s rated at 60psi. The answer, unequivocally, is NODownload PDF
Transtar NoMix Low VOC Tech Tip
Now that we have had customers using the product in their shops for a while, we have been getting helpful feedback that we want to share with all of our NoMix users.Download PDF
Metal Cleaning Procedure Prior to Application of Epoxy Primer
To promote good adhesion to a bare metal substrate, it is necessary to assure the substrate is completely clean and free of any grease, oils, or other contaminants. The proper procedure for accomplishing this is outlined in the PDF below.Download PDF
Utech DTM E250 Epoxy
There are several ways to use the new Utech DTM E250 Epoxy with each requiring a different mixing ratio. Depending on the application and desired result make sure you choose the correct mixing ratio.Download PDF
Utech 280 in Warmer Weather
Now that Spring/Summer is upon us let’s not forget that the temperature is also changing. As a result, the chemicals we all use will react faster than they do in the cooler months.Download PDF
Utech 280 in Cooler Weather
Now that fall is upon us let’s not forget that the temperature is also changing. As a result, the chemicals we all use will react slower than they do in the warmer months.Download PDF