LVLP

Low Volume Low Pressure Paint spray guns

Spray Gun Test

Testing your spray gun before use with paint can save mess and wasted paint by identifying potential spray gun problems early

  • Air Spray Gun
  • Conventional Spray Gun
  • Fan Control
  • HVLP
  • LVLP
  • Pressure Regulator
  • Spray Painting
  • Trigger

Basic Spray Gun Disassembly

Following any spray painting job with an air spray gun being either conventional, HVLP, or LVLP type, the following cleaning and basic disassembly and reassembly steps are usually recommended.

Remove any remaining paint from the pot and to save solvent spray gun pot could be wiped clean with paper towel which can be easily discarded once the paint is dried. Pour a small amount of solvent into the pot and swish around to clean then spray the solvent through the gun. Add additional solvent as required until no further colour is spraying from the gun.

  • Air Cap
  • Air Spray Gun
  • Conventional Spray Gun
  • Fluid Needle
  • Fluid Nozzle
  • HVLP
  • LVLP

Spray Gun Pressure Pots

Spray guns attached to paint pressure pots are able to spray paint faster and for longer without need to stop and refill

  • Air Spray Gun
  • Airless Spray Gun
  • Atomisation
  • Conventional Spray Gun
  • Fluid Needle
  • Fluid Nozzle
  • HVLP
  • LVLP
  • Paint Spray
  • Pressure Pots
  • Spray Painting

LVLP Spray Guns

Low volume low pressure LVLP air spray guns are a viable alternative the HVLP spray guns especially when air compressor size is limited

  • Air Cap
  • Air Spray Gun
  • Atomisation
  • HVLP
  • LVLP
  • Spray Painting
  • Spray Pattern

Using Air Spray Guns

This general guide to using an air paint spray gun can apply to conventional air paint spray guns, HVLP air paint spray guns and LVLP air paint spray guns in gravity feed, suction or pressure feed variants.

The first thing to check is the paint manufacturers technical data sheet which will recommend a fluid nozzle size and often an air paint spray gun type for use with their coating.

The technical data sheet should also specify maximum thinning that is allowed for air paint spray applications.

  • Air Compressor
  • Air Spray Gun
  • Conventional Spray Gun
  • HVLP
  • LVLP
  • Pressure Regulator
  • Spray Painting
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