Choosing the right tip can make an enormous difference to the finish quality, completion time, and cost effectiveness of any spraying project.
A good tip is a real investment and will pay for itself very quickly.
Simply follow our 3 step process to select the right spray tip for your next paint job.
Secondly, you’ll want to work out the fan width that’s required to work out your spray tip.
Finally, you’ll want to confirm it the selected spray tip size is supported by your sprayer equipment.
A 515 tip compared with a 523 tip. Both tips will spray a pattern 10 inches wide but the 523 tip will produce a thicker coating provided you use the same sprayer pressure and hand speed.
On the other hand, keeping the orifice size the same and increasing the fan width allows you to spread the same amount of material over a wider area.
When it comes to choosing tips, you should start by checking the coating manufacturer’s instructions; they have researched optimum tip sizes for the viscosity of their particular products.
Having said that, the range of tip sizes available allows you almost infinite control of your spraying finish and quality.