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Do I Need A Prep or Limited Finishing Station

Do you need a prep station or a limited finishing station? The answer is “it depends”. First you have to ask yourself a few questions about the intended work that will take place in the work area. What are you doing in the work area? Is it just automotive sanding and vehicle prep before bringing…

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New 2014 Colors!

New 2014 Colors! A spray booth is the biggest tool in your shop and should say something about you or your business. The best shops invest in high quality equipment and only Accudraft lets you do it in your own particular style. Starting at SEMA 2014 Accudraft will now be offering it’s paint booths and…

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Choosing The Right Paint Booth For You

As a start-up shop, sometimes choosing the right paint booth can be a bit tricky. The term “paint booth” is very broad and can mean anything from a basic enclosure with a fan to a high production paint booth that includes many other features and systems incorporated. Sometimes a shop owner may be looking for…

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Belt Drive vs Direct Drive Paint Booths

If you’re looking to buy a new paint booth and have been doing some research, the question of direct driven or belt driven air mechanicals may come up. This detail has quite a discussion around it and every person you speak to seems to have a different opinion on which is better for one reason or another. In this article…

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New or Used Paint Booth – Support

Support When debating whether to purchase a new or used paint booth, there are many things to consider. In this post we will be addressing what is most likely the biggest factor in buying a new or used paint booth; product support. Please see Accudraft’s previous posts on new or used paint booths regarding condition and energy efficiency for more…

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New or Used Paint Booth – Energy Efficiency

When considering to buy either a new or used paint booth, analyzing energy efficiency is key. Many old or used paint booths may not have all the features available today and can cost the shop over 50% more to run day in and day out.When analyzing either a new or used paint booth for energy…

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New or Used Paint Booth – Condition

When considering buying a paint booth, the question may soon arise; Do I purchase a new or used paint booth? While there is no clear-cut answer since so many things can come into this equation, we’ll try to highlight the most important things to consider when pondering the question of new vs. used paint booths. The first point…

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Types of Paint Booth Fans

Types of Paint Booth Fans – Many other types of fans exist and may be found in the industrial world, but in regards to the automotive refinish market, there are four main types that you will see. 1. Tube-axial fan (Shown on Left) Most industrial paint booths, truck paint booths, and entry level automotive paint booths…

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Energy Saving Paint Booths – VFD’s

VFD’s (Variable Frequency Drives are a great way to save energy on paint booths and prep stations. Depending on your type of paint booth or finishing station, you may only have one motor that can be fit with a VFD or if you have a heated paint booth or spray area, two VFD’s is possible which can lend itself to some other…

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Energy Saving Paint Booths – Direct Fired Heat

There are a few key technologies available today that can increase your paint booth or prep-station’s energy efficiency. The first one we will cover is your heating system. When it comes to the way your heat is produced, a direct fired heating system is the way to go. Instead of heating the air through a…

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