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2622041 No.2622041 [Reply] [Original]

I'm a trim carpenter, and recently a client wanted some crown painted with oil based paint. The finish turned out nice even just brushing it on, and plan recommending it in the future. My question is: do they make somthing that can feed stock through and spray it in one go?

If I can paint everything with no mess on site, that would be the cats ass.
Picrel is what I had in mind, would try to fab it together using a hplv sprayer but would rather buy it. searching for existing equipment only comes up with industrial conveyors and whatnot.

>> No.2622042

spraying would have a lot of waste due to overspray
you could probably flow-coat instead by just pouring the (thinned?) paint over the moulding as it rolls past, and having another bucket underneath to catch the overflow.
maybe add a wiper underneath since you don't need to paint the backside. then just swap the buckets for the next piece
no compressor needed and you'd get a better finish as well

>> No.2622150

>due to overspray
that's why he's spraying right above the reservoir.
it could totally work. get a couple motors, bend up some sheet metal, and get to work.

>> No.2622196

You're right, i doubt the overspray could be used again, i'm thinking about having 2-3 nozzles and running multiple sticks at once to try and catch most of the output..
It'd be nice to keep it simple with the flow coat, I just know there would be issues with pooling in some profiles like cove.

Ya it does seem simple enough to pull off. I'll probably end up putting it together. Specialty equipment costs a 'tarded amount of $.