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Fish Eyes
I recently have been having a problem with fish eyes when spraying epoxy paint, Mil PRF-22750F, FED color #24052.
Ask an Expert Published: 2/1/2012
Adhesion to Electroless Nickel
Is there a process to improve paint adhesion to a high-phosphate, nickel-plated surface?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/9/2012
Latex Spraying Revisited
I read the letter from G.S. in the August issue concerning the spraying of a latex.
Ask an Expert Published: 12/14/2011
Latex Spraying Revisited
Latex is an emulsion and retains its characteristics in another liquid. They are difficult to spray since they do not break down in the other liquid. It is not like a solution where one disperses into the other liquid to form a homogeneous liquid.
Ask an Expert Published: 10/25/2011
Used Painting Equipment
Where can I find a used paint equipment supplier?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/22/2011
Painting Firearms Components
I just finished reading the “So You Want to Paint—Where to Start” article by Dale Stitt in the March 2011 issue of Products Finishing. HVLP spray gun jumped out as a possibility for painting our products.
Ask an Expert Published: 5/1/2011
Painting Fish Hooks
What can you suggest in terms of applying a thicker coating to mass produce hooks that won’t bind together and thereby produce contact points?
Ask an Expert Published: 5/1/2011
Decorating Batting Helmets
I’m looking to start a company that delivers customized logos and colors on baseball helmets. My business model calls for purchasing the helmets in bulk overseas and having each helmet painted and customized with a corporate logo.
Ask an Expert Published: 3/31/2011
Coating PVC Foam Boards
I am interested in coating PVC foam boards with paint. I heard that vacuum coating is a process that will work for this application. Can you direct me to a company that can either supply the equipment to vacuum coat, or provide the service to vacuum...
Ask an Expert Published: 3/31/2011
Repainting Office Furniture
We refinish metal office furniture on-site at the customer’s premises. I read in an article about the problem of using solvents for wax removal prior to painting. We agree that solvent wiping is a poor cleaning method for wax removal, and have had a...
Ask an Expert Published: 2/18/2011

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