Protective Coatings Application - Unit 5.2.4: Air Assisted Spray (Introduction)

Objective: The objective of this training segment is to give the protective coating applicator an appreciation of air assisted including conventional and HVLP spray painting and its use within the industrial coatings.

  • Air assisted spray painting is a common method of coating application, especially factory applied coatings.
  • Air is required to assist coating application.
  • Air assisted spray painting is restricted to selective coatings.
  • Air assisted spray painting generally applies thinner coats as opposed to airless spray.