What is the best size nozzle for spray painting?
A general rule of thumb is: Heavy-bodied primers and primer surfacers work best when you use a nozzle size of 1.7 to 2.2. Basecoats should be sprayed with a 1.4 to 1.6 nozzle. Clearcoats should be sprayed with a 1.3 to 1.7 nozzle.
What is the mix ratio for Imron paint?
MIX RATIO Component Part by Vol. Thoroughly mix 8 parts Imron 3.5 SG + (RM), Imron 3.5 ST + (RA), or Imron 3.5 FT+ (RF), then add 1 part Imron 9T00-A Activator while stirring. If using a mix formula, follow specific color formula for color desired. Measure out appropriate amounts, add activator and mix thoroughly.
Are all HVLP tips interchangeable?
Choosing the proper HVLP spray gun tip size will give you the right combination of speed, efficiency, results and ease of clean-up. Most guns have the option of several different-sized spray tip openings with a matching needle for each one.
What is the tip size of gravity feed spray gun?
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How long does it take for Imron paint to dry?
30 min at 140-160°F (60-71°C) after a 15 minute flash time following application of final coat.
Can you still buy Imron paint?
Industrial grade Imron (the old stuff) is still used “in house” by DuPont and is really an unbeatable industrial coating. Here’s to you DoC, you will always be here.
Are HVLP guns better?
HVLP guns tend to have higher transfer efficiency. More paint sticks to the surface that you’re painting, resulting in less waste and less cleanup. An experienced operator can achieve a transfer efficiency of about 60%. Conventional compressed air sprayers tend to be less efficient.
How big of a tip do you need for a HVLP gun?
Oftentimes, the paint or primer will come with recommendations as to how to spray it. Usually the instructions that come with the gun will have a handy spray gun tip size chart too. Here’s what Kevin Tetz and Eastwood recommends for the Concourse HVLP gun. For spraying clear coats on small parts and projects, we recommend a 1.2mm tip.
Do you have to put light coats on DuPont Imron?
You have to put on medium coats, light coats don’t like to stick as well as medium and they don’t flow out. Also remember Imron doesn’t like to be left in water for more than a day or two at a time. It has a tendency to form small blister. We used to use it on boats years ago. It is great above the water line.
How many colors are used in Imron industrial strength?
Imron Industrial Strength is an intermix system utilizing 17 balanced factory packaged colors. These colors can be used by themselves as topcoats or in combination with other colors to make thousands of high gloss mixed colors. Page 2of 6 General Industrial Technical Data Sheet AXALTA IMRON® INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH HIGH GLOSS TOPCOAT
How to mix Imron 3.5 Hg + base and activator?
MIX RATIO Component Part by Vol. Imron 3.5 HG + (33-XXXXX) base 4 Imron 9T00-A Activator 1 ACTIVATION Thoroughly mix all colored portions until uniform. To 4 parts 33-XXXXX base or Imron 3.5 HG + (RH quality) mixing formula, add 1 part 9T00-A Activator. If using a mix formula, follow specific color formulas for color desired.