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The 3 Differences Between Cut Resistant Gloves and Nitrile Gloves

The 3 Differences Between Cut Resistant Gloves and Nitrile Gloves Author – Andy Potts July 27th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     Traffigloves tiered cut resistant system 1 – 5 If you’re confused about which safety gloves to use in your workplace, you’re not alone. At Ultrimax, customers often ask us the difference between […]

How To Select the Best Spray Gun Tips For Your Paint Job

How To Select the Best Graco Spray Gun Tips For Your Paint Job Author – Andy Potts July 20th 2020 (reading time 4 mins)     How to install a spray tip into a spray gun. The spray tips that you use for your airless spray job can make or break your finish. This How-To […]

How a Paint Strainer Can Save You Time and Money

How a Paint Strainer Can Save You Time and Money.  Author – Andy Potts July 16th 2020 (reading time 2 mins)   The humble paint strainer is a low-tech, low-cost tool that most spray shops overlook. But it’s a little lifesaver that can improve your paint finish. And because using a strainer adds a quick and easy quality control […]

5 Ways Static Cling Paint Protection Film Can Save You Money

5 Ways Static Cling Paint Protection Film / Masking Film Can Save You Money.  Author – Andy Potts July 16th 2020 (reading time 2 mins)   Example of static protection film or masking film in action It might be a little more expensive than standard masking sheeting, but clear static paint protection film wins hands […]

How to Use a Paint Thickness Gauge (And Why It’s Important)

How to Use a Paint Thickness Gauge Author – Andy Potts July 6th 2020 (reading time 2 mins)       Example of a Wet Film Paint Thickness Gauge   High-performance coating manufacturers always recommend target thickness ranges on their product technical datasheets. Adhering to these specifications is critical to ensure that the product achieves […]

What is the 3M PPS Cups System and Why Should I Use It?

What is the 3M PPS Cups System and Why Should I Use It? Author – Andy Potts July 6th 2020 (reading time 1 mins)     3M PPS Cups, collar & liner   Smart painting contractors and paint shop production managers are converting from standard spray gun cups to the 3M Paint Preparation System (3M […]

Which Spray Booth Do I Need? (Dry Filter, Water Wash or Inflatable!)

Which Spray Booth Do I Need? (Dry Filter, Water Wash or Inflatable!) . Author – Andy Potts June 29th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     Inflatable Spray Booth housing a car ready for spray If you’re thinking about investing in a spray booth for your paint shop or for DIY spray jobs, there are […]

What Makes Jotun Paints So Good? (Plus 3 Other Brands)

What Makes Jotun Paints So Good? (Plus 3 Other Brands). Author – Andy Potts June 23rd 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   What Makes Jotun Paints So Good? (Plus 3 Other Brands)  Jotun, RUST-OLEUM, Ultrimax and Sigma are four of the best performing industrial paint brands on the market. Here’s a quick look at their […]

A Paint Booth Heater is for Problem-Free Curing, Not Warm Toes!

Benefits of a paint booth heater / IR heaters. Author – Andy Potts June 16th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)     OK, we admit that drinking a cuppa by the IR heater on a cold winter’s day is a good way to spend your lunch break. But infra-red lamps are so much more than […]

3 Ways a Spray Paint Drying Rack Saves Time, Bottlenecks and Money

Spray paint drying rack benefits for cabinet doors. Author – Andy Potts June 16th 2020 (reading time 3 mins)   If you manage a spray shop in the woodworking industry, you’ll know that space is often at a premium, and time even more so. The paint finish is the most critical part of the job, […]

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