What should you always have on hand?
A carpenter never leaves home without his hammer/nail gun and his nails. A handy man never leaves home without his tool box. Not only do they carry their necessities, but they also carry spare tools and extras just in case.
Whether you are a hobbyist or in the spray finishing profession you should also have spare parts and accessories on hand.
For some having an extra spray gun is a necessity. Some prefer two of the ... Continue Reading →
How and when should I clean my turbine filter?
There is no quick answer but a thorough cleaning of your system should be done periodically. As mentioned in a previous blog, it’s a good habit to clean your spray system at the end of each work session or project completion. It only takes a few minutes and in the end will ensure that your turbine lasts you a long time. When it comes to the filters, it is also good to ... Continue Reading →
Fine Woodworking Magazine Stamp of Approval
In the October 2014 issue of Fine Woodworking magazine © 2014 by the Taunton Press author Teri Masaschi (a finishing pro with 45 years of experience) reviewed 14 different HVLP spray systems available in the United States, with stationary turbines that connect to the spray gun with a hose. The Tool Test required that each spray system be compatible with both water- and solvent based lacquer. The evaluation consisted of the adjustability ... Continue Reading →
Turning Trash into Treasure….A DIY Project
Nine out of ten times I write this blog in a very technical way or as an announcement regarding a product, events and upcoming news.
This month’s blog is all about taking trash and making it a treasure…A DIY project I decided to take on personally.
When you think of summer you think of BBQ’s, patios and appreciating the beautiful weather while it lasts. Not to mention enjoying lazy summer days hanging out with family and friends ... Continue Reading →
We recently reached out to a fellow woodworker and writer at Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement Rob Brown for this great blog about Spray Finishing and the many tips and techniques.
Whether you are a beginner or have done this for years and years, one or more of these tips and tricks are sure to help you make that woodworking project a little bit easier.
Spray Finishing – Tips for Getting Started by Rob Brown
Before you spray
• Maintain a temperature of 17–25°C ... Continue Reading →
The 3M PPS system offers great versatility with the Fuji T75G™ top feed spray gun. It allows spraying in any direction, straight up, sideways, etc.
How is this done?
The 3M PPS system consists of a reusable plastic cup with disposable liners and lids. When the spray gun is connected to the 3M PPS system then attached to the turbine hose, and the turbine is turned on, the plastic cup is pressurized forcing the liner on the inside the H/O cup to start to ... Continue Reading →
February the month of Love & Chocolates!!
When you think of February the first thought that comes to mind is Valentine’s Day. What is always connected to Valentine’s Day? Loads and loads of flowers, love and chocolates! Better yet the LOVE for Chocolate!
Would you have every thought that owning a Fuji Spray system could make regular chocolate molds look too good to eat? Well it can! As for being too good to eat, who are we kidding its delicious chocolates!!!
We ... Continue Reading →
The spray tanning business over the past few years has become extremely popular. This is likely because getting started is simple and also very economical. It’s all about knowing your products, your clients and knowing what materials and equipment you need at a start-up price you can easily afford!
Fuji Spray and Spray Tanning…
For over 10 years Fuji Spray® has been the leading manufacturer of HVLP Tanning Equipment offering 4 high quality durable systems. We are renowned for manufacturing both ... Continue Reading →
My spray gun is leaking! Why? How do I stop it?
Over the years we have had some customers call and email us about why their spray gun is leaking from the tip of the needle, or the needle packing nut and what to do about it.
This particular issue is a simple fix and stopping such a leak is as easy as following a few steps.
The spray gun is leaking from the Nozzle Continue Reading →
This occurs when the Needle Packing Nut ...
Storing Your HVLP System
With the winter months around the corner and woodworking projects and household maintenance for some on hold, storing your HVLP system is important. Doing this will extend its overall life and will keep maintenance costs down in the future as well.
Here are a few helpful tips…
Store your system indoors!
Storing your HVLP system is essential specifically for those living in a colder climate. Keeping your system in an insulated or heated area ... Continue Reading →