Ever wish you could have a manufacturer that would make you a product to fit your specific needs instead of trying to change your needs to fit their specific product? I wish this every time I go shopping for the perfect pair of jeans (“Just a little longer, a little tighter, a little looser….”)
Well, we can do that for you with your paint booth!
Need a paint booth but unsure what size or type of booth you need? Well, it really depends how you plan to use your paint booth, what will you be painting and how much space you have. Continue reading Customizing Your Paint Booth
If a paint booth is supposed to keep dust away from my project, why am I still seeing it?
Well the answer to this question may be an easy one. It may seem that the paint booth is not serving its purpose, but that may not be true. Most likely you have a dirty or poorly maintained booth. Proper cleanup and maintenance is key for creating flawless finishes, and also provides a safe and competent working environment for painting. Continue reading Cleaning Your Paint Booth
Pop group The 5th Dimension had a hit song in late 1960’s called Up, Up and Away. It was an upbeat, feel-good song that was about riding in a hot-air balloon. It was played over and over on AM radio stations around the country and won a Grammy in 1968.
Today, the idea of “up, up and away” defines the costs of materials. We have all been shocked by recent increases in fuel prices, but steel prices have risen more dramatically in the same timeframe. In 18 months, gas prices rose from $2.50 to $3.50 per gallon… a 40% increase. In the same timeframe, steel prices increased by 65%. This increase can be attributed to the rising fuel costs, increasing global demand and negative influences in supplies. One such negative factor was the torrential rains and flooding in Australia that filled coke mines. This coke is deemed the best in the world for smelting the high-tech steel ores used today. Continue reading Up, Up and Away
Written by: Andy Turner
Sales Manager, Eagle Equipment
Standard Tools and Equipment, the parent company of Tools USA and Eagle Equipment, proudly bares the ETL Mark on many of our standard paint booths. The ETL Mark is the fastest growing product safety certification mark in North America. A product bearing the ETL Listed Mark is determined to have met the minimum requirements of prescribed product safety standards from Intertek, a third-party testing firm that has been around since the 1880’s and is the leader in spray booth certification. Continue reading ETL Certified
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