How do you read a paint sprayer?
Understanding the Numbers
- The first digit is half of the fan width, the “5” in “517” equals a 10 inch spray fan width (5 x 2 = 10)
- The last two digits are the size of the tip opening in thousandths of an inch, the “17” in “517” means the tip hole size is. 017 inch.
How can I spray my walls without hitting the ceiling?
How to Spray Walls without Hitting Ceiling
- Assemble the necessary tools and materials.
- Put on your safety gear.
- Cover the floors and window corners.
- Mask along the ceiling corners.
- Start spraying your walls.
- Leave the paint to dry.
- Clean your workspace.
How do you read a spray size tip?
The first number, when multiplied by 2, tells you how wide of a fan the tip will create when sprayed at a distance of 12 inches from the surface. The second two numbers are the orifice size of the tip, in thousandths of an inch, that determines how much fluid will leave the spray tip.
What size is a 515 spray tip?
Thus, a 515 tip denotes an orifice measuring 15 thousandths of an inch in diameter.
What is a 517 spray tip used for?
Achieve greater control and less overspray on different surfaces with a wide range of coatings, from stains to exterior paints. 10 inch spray pattern ideal for larger surfaces such as houses/buildings, walls and ceilings.
Can you use a sprayer to seal a deck?
You can even use a garden sprayer to apply the sealant. No fuss, no muss. It’s the quickest and cleanest way to get sealer down on the main surface deck, but it offers the least control for application in those hard to reach areas. Remember to cover nearby foliage to protect them getting sprayed with sealant.