Before using your sprayer
The top choice up serious do it yourself home owners remodeling contractors handyman and other tradespeople once you experience the time savings and quality of the finished provided by a great cause breyer you’ll never want to use a brush or traditional role there again the purpose if this DVD is to help you get the most out of your new sprayer you will be surprised by how fast fun and easy it is to spray your coatings included on this DVD are additional bonus sections with pointers on common painting projects check the DVD menu to access these bonus sections before using your sprayer we recommend watching all of the following
getting ready to spray how to spray cleanup and storage basic troubleshooting and accessories watch these sections
Rieger manual and you will be spraying with professional results fast safety is an important consideration when using
any power equipment make sure you re overall safety warnings instructions and the manual that came with your great go unit before operating your equipment do ruled home in getting ready to spray we will discuss site in surface preparation product safety sprayer components unit assembly start-up and selecting the right spray tip using your break a machine as either a paint
sprayer or with a pressure roller attachment requires minimal added prep work like any painting project you’ll need to prepare the
surface you’re painting and protect the services you want to keep clean consult the store where you purchased your sprayer for tools and products that make site preparation fast and easy you want to move as much of the furniture out the room or the area you’re painting as possible make sure to have plenty of space for your tools and equipment cover any furniture plans and vehicles in the area cover everything you don’t wish to get pain on this includes removing or covering light fixtures mask and paper around trend towards and Windows turn off the electrical supply to the area and loosen or remove cover plates from light fixtures and electrical outlets remove heating and air conditioning vent covers also remove any drapes and the bracket hardware if painting a door
or its tram remove the door in place across two sawhorses or a table remove all the hardware from the door repair all nail and screw holes with the spackling compound using a party night look for cracks or holes and fill them in with the party as needed
remember to send any rough areas scrape off large areas a peeling paint cock or fill in all exterior cracks and holes including the service follow all directions on the material container remove all dirt mold and mildew white all services clean a pressure washer with cleaning solution may be used to clean exterior surfaces it is important to allow all services time to dry thoroughly
I’ll the last step safety is one of the most important preparation steps for your safety reedy operating manual and review all safety precautions for your paint sprayer and the materials you are spraying some of the basic safety precautions are as follows use your equipment only in a well-ventilated area well it’s important to note that for your safety you never want to squeeze the gun trigger when the spray tip is between the spray and unclog positions the tip should be secure and completely inserted the guard housing and pointing forward never put your hand in front of the chip and never point to spray gun at your cell or anyone else high pressure fluid can pierce the skin and caused a very serious injury if this happens seek immediate medical attention even if the injury a small injection injuries are very serious always engage the gun trigger safety when not spraying only use grounded electrical outlets and three wire extension cords refer to your manual for extension cord requirements always relieve the system pressure before leaving
cleaning checking or servicing your equipment always wear protective clothing such as gloves I where hearing protection dust masks and respirators we’re close you are concerned about getting paid on and cover your head with a hat or spray side if you spray solvent based coatings consult your manual for important safety precautions specific to flammable materials always refer to the specific instructions and safety procedures for the spray equipment you are using with the area prepared for spraying it is time to get familiar with the sprayer no matter which Graco’s sprayer you purchased.
the basic components are very similar consult your manual for information about operation with advanced features up specific sprayers let’s look at the basic components let’s start with our control settings some sprayers heaven all control which is a control knob that combines the on/off control the prime spray control and the pressure control into one others prayers have three separate controls the on/off power switch prime spray valve and the pressure control knob the all control has a storage of prime clean pump role prime clean gun and hose Los spraying hi spray setting the storage setting is used when you are finished painting and storing the product the restive the settings on the all control are similar to the pressure control knob located on other products the pressure control knob allows you to control the spring pressure turn the knob clockwise for more pressure and collar clockwise for less pressure the knob has four symbols to help you determine the desired pressure setting the first symbol is the pressure roller symbol this setting is used for the pressure roller accessory the second symbol is the priming in cleaning simple use this setting for priming in cleaning your sprayer the third symbol is the low pressure spray symbol this setting is used for spring at lower pressure when using lighter material like stains and enamels.
well the fourth simple high pressure spray is for spring at the highest pressure for heavy materials like latex or acrylic paint during the prime spray valve horizontally for the spray position and vertically for the prime position priming build this prayer with paint or other materials either for painting or storage and is required for proper operation the prime spray valve is also used to relieve pressure in the system the power switch is located on the back side at most sprayer’s the suction tube the larger the two tubes draws the material or paint into the system well the smaller prime tube or drain tube is used for draining material or waste from the system
the inlet screen is located at the bottom of the suction to and prevents objects such as twigs leaves or rocks from being sucked into
the system and damaging your sprayer the power flush attachment isn’t easy way to clean the sprayer system if you’re using water-based paint some units come with us build our trade they can be used to catch any paint drips and keep your paying a really we will discuss all these components in greater detail so some Graco Magnum sprayers come with an into clean filter this filter keeps you spraying longer by reducing spray tip b the filter is automatically clean when the prime valve is used to relieve pressure
other Graco’s prayers include a manifold filter that should be removed and cleaned after each job your Graco’s prayer comes complete with an airless paint spray gun and hose the particular gun that you own depends upon which prayer you purchased.