Spring Cleaning – How to Clean Your Spray Gun and the Importance of Maintenance

  It doesn’t quite feel like spring without a project on the go and a Fuji Spray® gun in hand. It’s time to dust off your Fuji Spray® system and get to work! But before you do so, follow these steps to ensure you get the perfect finish from your Fuji Spray® system before you begin your projects for the season: Cleaning and Inspecting Your Spray Gun While in storage, your spray gun may have accumulated some dust, so be sure to clean it before use. Review our guide to cleaning your HVLP spray gun to go over all of the detailed steps. If

The Chocolate Doctor: A Confectionary Master

Who’s the Chocolate Doctor? For over 20 years, Kerry Beal, otherwise known as the Chocolate Doctor, has been perfecting the art of producing and decorating decadent chocolate treats. Her interest in the craft has led her to become a go-to confectionary expert, often sourced by other professionals in the industry to impart her knowledge. From teaching classes to creating the EZtemper, a cocoa butter seed generator that takes the guesswork out of tempering chocolate products, the Chocolate Doctor grew a hobby into a business. She now spends her time creating treats and teaching the theory behind confectionary (and working as an emergency

Unpackaging your first HVLP Turbine Sprayer

Unpackaging your first HVLP Turbine Sprayer: What to do before you pull the trigger: Regardless of how old we get, it is hard to contain our excitement when a new toy (or tool) arrives. When unpackaging your first HVLP Turbine Spray system be sure to consider the following: Register your Product: Prior to setting up your new spray system, be sure to take a few moments to register your product – whether online or in mail form. For most HVLP manufacturers, this will help expedite any future warranty claims you may be required to submit. Read the Manual: If you are new

Storing Your Equipment

Storing Your Equipment for the Winter Months As the year winds down, some finishers who do not have the luxury of a heated shop will store away their paint spraying equipment during the winter. If you’re invested in your tools and your work, take a few minutes to ensure that your equipment is best maintained for the next few months. It’ll guarantee that you save time and money in maintenance down the road, and make sure that come springtime, you’ll be ready to start up a new project as fast as possible. Proper Storage Will Ensure Your Equipment Operates Well Into the

V is for Viscosity – Understanding Viscosity

V is for Viscosity - Why understanding viscosity is important to spray finishing: When spray finishing, viscosity measurements will help you understand the size of needle and nozzle required to effectively atomize your finish. By recording these measurements, you can duplicate your material “recipe” for future projects to ensure consistency in production. To save you from dusting off your high school chemistry book, we have listed some information below about viscosity in relation to spray finishing: What is Viscosity? Viscosity is the measurement of a fluid’s resistance to flow. Typically, it is measured in centipoise which is one hundredth of a poise.   What do

Compressor vs. HVLP Turbine System

Which is Better: A Compressor System or an HVLP Turbine System? When it comes to spray equipment, different systems, such as a compressor system or HVLP turbine system, have different capacities.  Depending on the type of outcome you’re looking for, you may use one system over the other.  Each has their advantages and drawbacks, and knowing which one to use can improve your operations and save you both time and money. Here’s what you need to know when choosing which system is best for you and your spraying needs: A compressor system offers a faster speed of application A compressor sprayer applies material with

Fuji Spray at AWFS 2017

Fuji Spray Launches New Compressor Spray Gun at AWFS As many of you may already know, the AWFS Fair is being held in Vegas this year from July 19-22 and promises to have over 16,000 attendees and 800 exhibitors.  The event is one of the largest woodworking show in North America and will showcase a wide range of products and services related to furniture and wood & woodworking. We have chosen this show to launch our new MPX-30 mid-pressure compressor spray gun because it’s designed specifically with the professional woodworker in mind.  It offers you the flexibility and accuracy you need to

MPX-30 – A new chapter for Fuji Spray

MPX-30 - Fuji Spray's Mid-Pressure Compressor Spray Gun On May 1, 2017 Fuji Spray proudly announced its official launch into the compressor spray gun industry with their newest spray gun – The MPX-30. Why Now? The decision to enter the mid pressure market was based on a shift in the industry from high pressure and HVLP towards reduced pressure. “Until now, our spray guns have been compatible only with turbines.  For many years customers have asked Fuji Spray for a spray gun they can use with their shop compressor.  We now have an option available to meet our customer’s needs” said Mark Rosin, President

Top Tool & Top Value!

Fuji Spray does it again! We are extremely excited and honored to announce that Fuji Spray has been awarded Top Honors again! In the March 2017 WOOD Magazine review, the Mini-Mite 3 Platinum™ System received Top Tool and Top Value. “When keeping a strictly apples-to-apples comparison among three-stage HVLP systems, two models rose above the field: the Apollo Power-3 Turbospray ($900) and the Fuji Mini-Mite 3 T-Series ($625). They share Top Tool honors. Both systems performed superbly in nearly every test, and either would make a great finishing partner in your shop. The Mini-Mite also wins our Top Value award for being

Air Cap Sets – Be in the Know!

Happy New Year from all of us at Fuji Spray! One of our favourite quotes that we believe in and follow is…. The New Year brings new beginnings and new projects! As our first blog of 2017, we want to start you off on the right foot. AIR CAP SETS – Which one is best for me? You wouldn’t use a screwdriver to hammer in a nail, therefore you shouldn’t use a 2.0mm air cap set to spray stains. To be prepared for all the tasks at hand, you need a properly stocked tool box. The same holds true for your spray painting system. Your Fuji

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