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HVLP Spray Guns
Cost-effective, environment-friendly technology – save on paint; protect your health and the environment; reduce paint overspray and emissions Developed by the EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Auto Refinish Project.

Control of Paint Overspray in Autobody Repair Shops
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health(NIOSH), 1-800-35-NIOSH (1-800-356-4674)

Case Studies
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Spray Technique Analysis and Research
The STAR® program teaches spray technicians how to optimize the efficiency of an entire spray system.

A cost calculator that evaluates HVLP Sprayguns, LaserTouch® Device, & STAR® training program
The IWRC has developed three cost calculators to help the small auto body repair shop determine if it is beneficial for a facility to invest in such equipment.


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