Flexner on Finishing: Common Spray Gun Problems

Don’t be a drip – learn how to keep your equipment in fine working order.
By Bob Flexner
Pages: 98-99

From the  February 2006 issue #153
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In the last issue I showed you how to maintain and clean a spray gun. Keeping parts oiled and the spray gun free of gummy or solidified finish is critical for achieving good results. Problems can still occur, however, even with a clean spray gun.

The most common problems are unevenness in the spray pattern, pulsating spray and a gun that drips. Following is a discussion of how you can identify and correct each of these problems.

From the  February 2006 issue #153
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