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How does an HVLP spray gun work?

How does an HVLP spray gun work?

The basic principle of HVLP guns is to "atomize" the paint using air volume rather than pressure, which means that when it meets the air stream, the paint is split into small particles as it is expelled from the nozzle. All guns come with paint fan formation control,...

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Why an Apollo Sprayers HVLP is the Correct Finishing System

Why an Apollo Sprayers HVLP is the Correct Finishing System

Spray painting has many advantages over brushing and rolling including the finished result, the amount of surface coverage, and the speed at which a project can be finished. When choosing a spray system you need to understand how the system works and whether it suits...

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How Long Does Spray Paint Last?

How Long Does Spray Paint Last?

Do paints expire? Many people will quickly proclaim - no - which is generally true as paints tend to last long. But is this true for spray paint? Spray paints don’t last as long as traditional liquid paint or powder coats. However, most spray paints expire within ten...

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How Important is Surface Preparation?

How Important is Surface Preparation?

Good surface preparation is a key to obtaining a stellar finish. Milling marks, fine scratches, and thin slivers of dried glue that may be barely visible prior to finishing will stand out like a sore thumb after the finish is applied. Stearate papers are flexible yet...

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How to Repair Dents and Gouges in Wood

How to Repair Dents and Gouges in Wood

Dents and gouges are both flaws in the wood. But they are not the same thing, so they should be repaired differently. Dents are compressed wood. The wood fibers are still intact, just pressed down or indented. Gouges are also indentations, but the wood fibers have...

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What can I spray with my Apollo Sprayers HVLP turbine sprayer?

What can I spray with my Apollo Sprayers HVLP turbine sprayer?

A frequently posed inquiry pertains to the versatile applications of Apollo Sprayers HVLP turbine spray systems. Among our primarily woodworking-oriented audience, a common query is, "What other substances can be effectively sprayed using the HVLP turbine sprayer from...

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Apollo Sprayers Is the Best HVLP, Buyer Beware of Copies

For over 50 years Apollo Sprayers International, Inc. has been recognized as the HVLP innovator, producer and manufacturer worldwide of TrueHVLP™ spray guns and TrueHVLP™ Turbo Spray Systems. Throughout our history Apollo Sprayers has introduced many “HVLP firsts” and...

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I think my stain came out too dark. Is there a solution?

I think my stain came out too dark. Is there a solution?

There are two broad categories of stain: dye that is dissolved in a liquid, and dye and/or pigment that is combined with a binder. The first are usually called “dye” stains and are sold either as powders for you to do the dissolving, or are already dissolved in a...

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Stepping Up to Spray Finishing

Stepping Up to Spray Finishing

The vast majority of hobbyist woodworkers, and quite a few professional woodworkers - who might only complete a project or two a month - do their finishing by hand. However, as you begin to undertake more projects, or you move to making larger pieces, it's natural to...

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