Selecting the Correct Airless Paint Sprayer For the Job
One of the first decisions that you need to make when choosing an airless paint sprayer has to do with the size job that you are going to be doing. If you’re just going to be doing smaller jobs around the house, you can generally pick up a small paint sprayer like our X6, this model can certainly handle small to medium-size painting jobs around the home.
The sprayer kit contains everything ready to paint, the airless spray gun with 517 spray tip, and one 1/4″*25ft painting hose, all you need to do is just unpack the carton, connect the hose to the pump and spray gun, and then spray it. No matter you spray the emulsion / acrylic paint / latex for interior / exterior / roofing, or spraying the lacquer / resin / primer / filler for cabinet / window / door, it will help you handle the paint job quickly, and the import the finish will be very nice.
For larger jobs, you may want to have a heavier duty unit . You can purchase a larger pump with minimum 2L/min output capacity, depending on your needs and budget. The large pump covers electric sprayer from 2L to 7L per minute, and hydraulic airless paint sprayer pump from 6L to 13L, Gas powered airless sprayer from 4L to 8L…..
Another thing that needs to be taken into consideration is the different tips shapes and sizes that are available. Some are going to
be well-suited for spraying smaller items, but you may need to get a larger tip in order to spray a larger area. For example,
spraying a wall will require that you get a larger tip than if you were just spraying a chair. There are blog available for these
various sizes spray tips selection that can act as a guide to help you choose one that is going to work well for you.
If you have an extremely big job that needs to be done quickly, you may want to consider hydraulic paint sprayers because it can spray the heaviest coating like putty, plaster, epoxy, anti-corrosive coating, bitumen, water proofing material, etc.
Choosing airless paint sprayers does take a little bit of looking into, but generally speaking, they are interchangeable for the
most part. For example, a smaller paint sprayer may be able to handle a larger job, provided you don’t do it on a regular basis.
The X6 & DP6318 paint sprayer will drastically cut the time it takes you to paint compared to using a brush and roller. It’s
very useful for painting inside or outside of your home as well as fences and decks. But X6 is for hobby user / homeowner who only spray up to 20 gallons per month, or maybe 60 gallons per year. But DP6318 is a professional paint sprayer pump for small contractor use. It can be used for daily use every week every month. Maybe you need to change some worn parts, but then after changing, keep spraying again.
So generally speaking, when you chose the right airless sprayer for your job, please consider the below 4 main points:
1. What materials will you be spraying?
The type of material being sprayed will determine the spray tip size needed.
you can take reference from the tip size selection guide and check the right spray tip for right material.
2. How many gallons per week will you spray? or how many square meters you would spray?
Different size paint spraying job need different capacity sprayer equipments.
3. What types of surfaces will you be spraying?
Different surfaces require different material and finish quality. You have to consider the material and desired finish in order to choose the right sprayer and spray tip.
4. How much do you want to spend?
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