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Old 06-02-2009, 12:10 PM
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Rich.........most HVLP guns have the cup on top of the handle, although there are HVLP types that look like standard suction type guns. You referred to using 10 psi with an HVLP. You do use lower pressure with an HVLP but you also must go by what the paint you're using needs to be sprayed. I use an HVLP gun to paint my car and had the pressure at the gun set to 45 lbs psi. I also like to have a pressure gauge right at my inlet to the gun so when I pull the trigger, I can regulate the needed pressure for whatever paint I am using. An HVLP will not produce as much overspray as a suction gun will.
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