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Forum topic by Patrickgeddes14 posted 09-11-2019 09:38 PM 174 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-11-2019 09:38 PM

For my spray gun, what should the psi be? Al


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#1 posted 09-12-2019 01:28 PM

That depends on the type of sprayer you are using.

I use both cup guns and hvlp sprayers. The cup gun is much higher pressure than the hvlp.

I put inline regulators on the end of all my sprayers to make fine adjustments until I get the correct spray pattern that I want. The number is less important.

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#2 posted 09-12-2019 02:14 PM

Can I use a foam roller?

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#3 posted 09-12-2019 03:29 PM

spend at least a day practicing on scrap there are a lot of variables involved (temperature, humidity, tip size, air pressure, spray pattern, application rate, etc) which will affect the resulting finish and you should experiment with your setup to get the best results you can
pre-cat lacquers dry quickly so you can try several things :<)))

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#4 posted 09-12-2019 04:16 PM


Can I use a foam roller?

- Patrickgeddes14

No. Lacquer, pre-cat or NC, will dissolve the foam.

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