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Document ID (ISN)67090
CIS number 96-1380
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Heitbrink W.A., Verb R.H., Fischbach T.J., Wallace M.E.
Title A comparison of conventional and high volume-low pressure spray-painting guns
Bibliographic information Mar. 1996, Vol.57, No.3, p.304-310. Illus. 19 ref.
Abstract Two coats of paint were applied to a car body shell in a downdraft spray-painting booth using both a gravity-fed conventional gun and a gravity-fed high volume-low pressure (HVLP) gun. Measurements were made of particulate overspray and solvent vapour concentrations, film thickness on the car body, and mass of paint. The film thickness per mass of paint for the HVLP gun was 33% higher than that for the conventional gun. The particulate overspray and solvent vapour concentrations were both higher with the conventional gun. The use of HVLP spray-painting guns should be encouraged.
Descriptors (primary) airborne dust; spray coating; determination in air; coachwork; solvents
Descriptors (secondary) ventilation; spray booths
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Surface treatment