The primary purpose of a paint booth is to contain hazardous materials such as overspray and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) — preventing fumes, chemicals, gases and vapors from spreading into a shop or outside environment. In addition to protecting the environment, complying with local regulations and codes, and keeping your employees and facility safe, enclosing the painting process in a booth results in better quality paint jobs that are free of contaminants.
When making a large capital investment in your business, it is not only important to ensure you purchase the right product. You should also consider the level of support provided by the manufacturer and supplier after the sale. This is especially true for finishing equipment like paint booths. You need someone you trust for the installation of your finishing equipment, as well as service, maintenance and planning for growth. It cannot be someone on the other side of the country, or on the other side of the world. It must be someone located in Texas, preferably close to your business.
Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) announced that Chassis Liner Supply joined their automotive and truck refinish distribution team in Texas, boosting GFS’ ability to provide service to body shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth and surrounding Texas area. Chassis Liner Supply is a full-service distributor of body shop equipment located in Euless, Texas.
The collision repair industry is constantly being flooded with new technology — all intended to improve quality and increase throughput. Adding new technology to your automotive body shop can create the potential for additional profit, however, you must first select the right equipment for your shop to reach these goals.
When selecting the temperature for your paint booth, how do you know what the correct temperature setting is? Selecting the correct temperature settings for paint booths can be tricky. Here is a short guide on how to correctly set the temperature in your paint booth:
There are 28.3 million people living in Texas and 24 million registered vehicles, according to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Second only to California in both population and number of motor vehicles in the United States, Texas presents a huge opportunity for local body shops and service centers to provide top-notch services to the massive amount of vehicles driving around the state. Repairing and refinishing multiple makes and models of vehicles can be achieved with paint booths to provide precise, high-quality paint finishes.