Paint booth is anextensive word that could refer to a basic tool or area with a fan to a highproduction booth which can comprise of several more features and systems. Theyare available in all these levels from basicto ones with complex features to cater for every market requirement.
One greatconsideration for startup shops the type of booth that will be useful at thestart and also in the future of the company. Cross-drafts are very popular inthe automotive industry because of their economical factor in the car or facility painting. Incoming air flowsthrough the filtered columns. The incoming air could also be drawn directlythrough the main openings. There’s usually another set of columns in the rear for the exhaust purposes.
Cross-drafts canbe installed on an existing floor. It doesn’t need concrete work and thisaccounts for its economical part since concrete can be very expensive.Cross-drafts are also made with the minimum amount of material possible sincethe cabin of the paint booth is made exclusive of the upper plenum.
Semidown-draft paint booth has the incoming air introduced to the workspace througha small section at the front of the paint booth. This type of booth is alsovery economical as concrete is not necessary. The pattern of the airflow isadvantageous because the incoming air goes on a diagonal heading down and notacross the painted object. It might be necessaryto have concrete pits for a down-draft. A pattern which is straight downfrom the ceiling to the floor is produced. The downdraft is regarded safe becausethe contaminants are directed away from the material painted. It has a highlevel of cleanliness as the air is drawn around the painted object and releasedfrom underneath the object.
The painter is considered to be in a safe positionwhile utilizing this booth since the overspray is pulled downward and away fromthe painter. Mostly there are no corrections required after the finish is drywhile using downdraft paint booth hence can help save money. In side-draft paintbooths, air is introduced via the ceiling and exhaustion done via the sidewalls. Both the ceiling and walls are filtered. It doesn’t need concrete pitsto function hence cost-effective as the cost ofadding concrete is eliminated. Technologicaladvancements are playing a great role in the making of paint booths.