I saw you got to the auto body store bbs, check this link at his site on
building a spray booth, it takes the lights outside the booth (through
plastic) and pushes air through the booth so the only contact with the
motors is with clean (explosion proof) air.
All The Best!
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George La Fountaine
Grandpa's 1954 Chevy 3104
Restoring to Original!
----- Original Message -----
From: Boteler Family <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: OLETRUCK list <email@example.com>; Deve Krehbiel
Sent: Friday, April 28, 2000 8:52 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Shop Questions
> Deve, we use Duplex Air compressors in commercial buildings all the time!
> It will work fine, just cost more to run.
> Ventilation.....you need it! If you put a fan in with "backdraft" dampers
> they will only open when the fan is on (don't require any extra wiring).
> Don't forget, in order to take air out, you have to bring air in. So you
> will also need an intake damper (motorized) across the room that is
> interlocked with the fan "on" switch. Grainger's sell them. Please be
> careful with the paint fumes they are HIGHLY flammable, you could have a
> flash fire with the smallest spark, especially when it is to thick to see!
> All commercial paint booths are wired using EXPLOSION PROOF lights,
> switches, motors and wiring, which is VERY expensive!
> Good Luck and be Safe!
> Mike B. '56 8400 Wrecker :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Deve Krehbiel" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "OleTrucks" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2000 10:47 AM
> Subject: [oletrucks] Shop Questions
> > I have a coupla questions regarding shop configurations. Maybe some of
> > can help..
> > I still need a little more confirmation that my idea of using two single
> > stage air compressors in tandem will work to double the capacity. The
> > thing is, I have been priming all my sheet metal in the garage portion
> > building. Its 6600 sq ft and the fumes and primer dust get into the rest
> > the building and really dust the place. This is unacceptable for the
> > businesses we are in and I need to fix the problem. I am using a
> > but have no ventilation in the garage. When the air gets too thick to
> > normally just open the garage door. Problem is, we have lotsa wind here
> > Kansas and between that and the humidity, I wont be wanting to open
> > for the epoxy and urethane coats.
> > What kind of ventilation can i use? My thought is to buy a ventilation
> > and install it in the garage wall. You know, the ones with the louvres
> > open and close so that you can close off the hole when you arent using
> > Since I own the building, I have no problem cutting a hole in the wall,
> > I need some input. Like WHERE do you install it? High or low? Its a 14
> > ceiling. Seems the fumes collect high, but maybe someone knows more
> > this?
> > Thanks for the input!
> > Deve
> > 50 3100
> > 49 3600
> > www.speedprint.com/Deves50/index.html
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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