Unit 2: Spray Technique

An important aspect of painting that is often not taught is the proper spray techniques. Unit 2 focuses on specific techniques that can result in a better overall finish quality.

Items covered in this unit are:

  • Spray technique
  • Gun to part distance
  • Spray gun orientation
  • Spray gun speed
  • Overlap
  • Lead and lag
  • Banding
  • Partial triggering
  • Plan of attack for complex parts
  • Paint mixing
  • Application problems and finish defects