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HVLP Spray Guns Best Practices Checklist

USE HVLP SPRAY GUNS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS1
  • Increases transfer efficiency and reduces overspray

  • Reduces worker exposures

  • Reduces coating volume needed for each job

  • Reduces coating costs (see the Example of Cost Savings Using an HVLP Spray Gun provided in this kit)

  • Reduces shop emissions
Spray Guns Used:HVLP (type)ConventionalBoth

Primer:

checkbox for primer HVLP, of the type (_______________________________)

checkbox for conventional primer spray gun

checkbox for both kinds of primer spray guns

Base coat:

checkbox for base coat HVLP, of the type (_______________________________)

checkbox for conventional base coat spray gun

checkbox for both kinds of base coat spray guns

Clear coat:

checkbox for clear coat HVLP, of the type (_______________________________)

checkbox for conventional clear coat spray gun

checkbox for both kinds of clear coat spray guns

OK Needs Work N/A Element Implementation Notes
      Consistently use HVLP spray guns for all applications  
      Use a larger diameter air hose to ensure proper air volume is delivered to the gun
      Use the right gun tip for the job
      Ensure that the shop compressor is capable of delivering sufficient air to the spray gun and other shop equipment
      Set up each gun to ensure proper pressure at the gun tip

1Required element of the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Air Management Regulation V.

 

DEVELOP PROPER HVLP SPRAYING TECHNIQUES
  • Further improves the transfer efficiency and reduces overspray

  • Reduces coating usage and costs (see the Example of Cost Savings Using an HVLP Spray Gun provided in this kit)

  • Reduces shop emissions and worker exposures

Painters observed demonstrated proper techniques:   checkbox for Yes   checkbox for No   checkbox for Sometimes

Comments:____________________________________________________

OK Needs Work N/A Element Implementation Notes
      Keep gun square to the target  
      Keep gun equidistant from the target throughout the stroke
      Provide training

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