PRODUCT SHOWCASE: SPRAY FINISHING EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES HIGH-PERFORMANCE SPRAYERS Graco's new and improved Merkur sprayers are designed for high-performance, fine-finish applications. The sprayers feature the precise pressure control and consistent, highquality finish output that is needed to achieve optimum, fine-finish quality with a broad range of coatings. The easy-to-flush design allows for fast color changes and reduced solvent usage. Proven to outperform and outlast other pumps in their class, Merkur packages have 300 Series stainless steel pump construction for long-lasting durability. With four air motor sizes and 13 different models from which to choose, the Merkur packages are available with conventional airassisted and airless spray guns, as well as air-assisted electrostatic guns. Cart, wall, and stand-mount models, with a variety of accessories, including heated packages, are available to meet finishers' specific fine-finish needs. For more information, call (877) 844-7226 or visit www.graco.com/finishing.
available in HVLP, Trans-Tech, and Advanced Conventional technologies. A highly sophisticated automatic gun, the Compact Automatic X can be detached from its mounting block in a few seconds via the easy thumb-release mechanism for fast, easy maintenance and serviceability. For more information, visit www.devilbiss.com. Circle 153 on reader service card
ENCORE SPRAY SYSTEM Nordson's Encore manual powder spray system combines an ergonomic design, on-gun controls, and efficient, consistent application performance. Operators achieve superior control, coating efficiency, and ease of use with one of the lightest and best-balanced guns available today. Other features include a Nordsonexclusive auxiliary tripper for onehand flow adjustment and on-gun powder path cleaning. For more information, call (440) 985-4000 or visit www.nordson.com/powder. Circle 154 on reader service card \ I
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TURBINE-POWERED APPLICATION Can-Am's turbine-powered liquid spray application system is unique. Its variety of spray guns works very well at pressure ranges of 0.5-8.75 psi and cfm outputs of 9-28. These spray guns are employed in many industries utilizing liquid spray application. T.E. improvements provide Can-Am users 30-60% material savings. For more information, call (800) 229-7551 or visit www.canamengineered.com.
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AUTOMATIC SPRAY GUN The DeVilbiss Compact I and X automatic guns are production spray guns suitable for use with automatic and semi-automatic machines. These spray guns are
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