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Spray Gun Cleaning – Advice and Tips

Spray guns are commonly used in auto repair shops for repainting bodywork and adding clear coats of paint. Applying particles directly onto surface areas, spray guns operate through gravity fed or suction fed systems to produce a flat and flawless finish. Carefully maintain spray guns and it’s very easy to achieve a glass like finish after painting a vehicle. This can be accomplished by hiring spray gun cleaners and automated cleaning machines used in vehicle body shops.

When should gun cleaning take place?

Ideally, spray guns should be cleaned as soon as possible after painting body panels to prevent complications and system fails. Left for too long after use and paint guns can be difficult to clean, especially once the paint has dried. Clean the equipment as soon as you have finished painting and you prevent the risk of problems.

What happens if the gun isn’t cleaned?

Fail to clean the gun properly and this can lead to blocked air ducts which affect the overall performance of the spray gun. Even the tiniest dirt particles will hinder the operating capability of the gun and could even render it useless if paint or dirt is left to accumulate. Detailed cleaning keeps the gun working perfectly and gives you greater confidence when you are spraying panels.

Why is spray gun cleaning important?       

Keeping spray equipment clean is important for a number of reasons. You extend the life expectancy of a spray gun if you clean it after use which saves you money in the long run. The performance of the spray equipment is much better if you clean on a regular basis too. Plus there is no gradual build up of dirt when you use a spray gun cleaner regularly.

Buy or rent a spray gun cleaner today

Here at Pure Clean Waste Solutions Ltd, we understand the importance of solvent and water based spray gun cleaners for auto body shops and this is why we have a number of systems for you to hire or buy.

Simply contact us and leave your enquiry if you want more details about spray gun cleaners or need advice about waste solutions.  Alternatively, call to speak to us in person on 0161 430 1111.

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