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In the Mixing Room/Area what are steps needed to keep contamination to a minimum.
In the Paint Spray Booth what are steps needed to keep contamination to a minimum
What preparation should always be done before moving into spray booth?
What Preparation should take place inside of spray booth prior to painting? A
What Preparation should take place inside of spray booth prior to painting? B
 
  In the Mixing Room/Area what are steps needed to keep contamination to a minimum.
 
1. Use only fine nylon strainers.
2. Tighten lids on partially used containers.
3. Replace spray gun cup strainer weekly.
4. Store throwaway mixing cups in a dust-free container, use once and discard.
5. Use only metal mixing sticks.
6. Place paint strainer directly over paint cup, keeping airborne dust from entering cup.
7. Provide a clean surface during all mixing of material.
8. Store painter's suit in clean, filtered mix room, or in a storage cabinet just outside the booth.
Prior to any spray operation, this suit must be completely free of all lint, overspray, and airborne contamination. A thorough cleaning and blowing off outside the booth is mandatory.
9. Pressure rinse all spray guns with clean solvent (never wipe out interior of cup) and store with lid attached.
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  In the Paint Spray Booth what are steps needed to keep contamination to a minimum
 
1. Close all doors, keep booth operating in balanced spray mode when not in use.
2. Leave the booth running in the paint mode while loading and unloading each vehicle.
3. Replace compressed air hose to hanger when not in use.
4. Never mop the booth floor. Each evening prior to closing:
a. Place the booth in the spray mode.
b. Close all doors.
c. Place the wet/dry vac outside the booth and vacuum the floor. Vacuum the walls at least once a week or more if needed.
Remember, for best results:
Change burner and floor filters on a regular schedule.
Maintain uniform airflow across the entire length of grating.
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  What preparation should always be done before moving into spray booth?
 
1. Chemical wash the repair surface, outside the spray booth.
Use only the highest-quality lint-free towels available.
2. Blow off with high pressure (100% of vehicle).
3. Paper and tape around repair area with 18" high quality masking paper.
4. Repeat the chemical wash procedure.
5. Blow-off with high pressure (100% of vehicle).
6. Tack repair area and 18" masking paper.
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  What Preparation should take place inside of spray booth prior to painting? A
 
7. With spray booth operating in the paint mode, load vehicle, centered over grates front-to-back and side-to-side.
8. Close all doors, blow-off vehicle and masking paper with 40 psi.
9. Tack six feet of compressed air hose closest to gun connection and place on hose rack.
10. Bag vehicle, placing the paper over the plastic bag and tape paper to plastic.
Paper or plastic cover should not extend more than 6 inches below the vehicle.
Never cover any wheel well 100%. Use throw-away or reusable wheel covers.
11. Observe spray booth balance gauge. Needle must be set at balanced to remove any airborne contamination during both the spray mode.
12. Blow-off repair area and paper with 40 psi.
13. Chemical-wipe surface and paper with pre-saturated wipers for optimum surface conditioning prior to painting.
14. Tack repair area and masking paper with new OEM (or equal) tack rag.
15. Prepare and store enough base material in spray booth to complete the number of coats for proper coverage (only if mix room is not connected to spray booth).
16. Prior to first coat of base, blow off and tack the paint suit inside the booth away from the repair area.
17. In proper attire (a clean painter's suit) apply first base coat per paint manufacturer instructions.
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  What Preparation should take place inside of spray booth prior to painting? B
 
18. Apply additional coats of base as required.
Blow-off (40 psi) and tack repair area and masking paper between each base coat.
After the last coat of base has been applied and properly dried, blow off (40 psi) and tack the surface with a new tack rag.
19. Prior to applying the first coat of clear, blow off and tack the painter's suit inside the booth away from the repair area.
20. Prepare and store enough clear material in spray booth to complete the number of coats for proper coverage (only if mix room is not connected to spray booth).
During this phase, never leave the spray booth enclosure.
21. Allow the spray booth to flash at least three minutes before changing over to the cure cycle.
This flash of three minutes allows for the clear overspray to be removed from the cabin, providing a clean atmosphere for curing.
22. Allow the spray booth to cool down for a minimum of five minutes after the bake cycle before removing.
Remember, the spray booth must be operating in the spray cycle and only open one set of entrance/ exit doors when unloading the vehicle.
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What Our Clients Say
 
After doing such a wonderful job installing our spray booth in 1998, it only made sense to call on Air Management Systems with our construction requirements after being required by the Metropolitan Transit Authority to move to a different location. Clint Walker and his staff at Air Management worked with us the whole time, from staging the work to impact our production as little as possible. They constructed our offices, built our refinishing department, and had the new location ready for us to do our job as efficiently as possible in the available space we had. After the transition Air Management System was still there to help us with service and support.
In 2006 we obtained the lot next to us, and again we gave Air Management Systems the opportunity to bid the project for our new detail and mechanic shop. They came in with the lowest bid and built the place with the quality as if it were their own. Considering how much rain we had that year they were still able to complete their job in the projected time, When it was discovered that there was an underground spring from the neighboring lot, Air Management simply fixed it with an engineered French drain, again keeping us on schedule.
I know I can call on Clint Walker at Air Management with any concerns and he will have the problem taken care of in a timely manner. His reliability and quality of work has earned my trust. Through the years of working with Clint we have become great friends. He and his staff are always there for us. I highly recommend Air Management Systems for your projects.
Sid Rodriguez
President Sida Auto Body Inc.
Sid Rodriguez
Automotive Customer
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