ACC system designed for reliable, consistent point-to-point movement of everything from small to heavy parts.
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Q: How does paint atomization work and how is the atomization process different for pneumatic spray applicators and high-speed rotary bell applicators? In the 1800s, Joseph Binks, maintenance director at Marshall Field’s Department Store in Chicago, invented the air-atomized spray gun. In his new invention, the paint was broken into small droplets by a pressurized stream of air. He used his new atomization technique, instead of the ...READ MORE
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