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better storage for future use
Graco Pump Armor storage fluid Basics
DIY user and the occasional painter are likely to store their paint sprayers needed extra care must be taken not only while they are in use. For next time use as a new sprayer, our Graco Pump Armor Storage Fluid for Airless Paint Spray Gun is best. But also for long periods of time should put this pretty useful pump preserver products in it right after you clean it which is called Pump Armor or some similar name . This pretty useful pump preserver products is ideal to maintain the internal seals, workings, etc. as a Pump Conditioner & Protector .They have fluid for just such a concern and the way to safeguard your pump from freezing and corrosion by choosing this Graco 243104 Fluid pump Armor. These fluids are essential to ensures startup on the future sprayer smooth operation, just run the pump as long as the fluid runs through so that to flush the system with clean water to make it easier clean up process before loading up with paint for the next use. Make sure the water is well drained out of hoses all the way and sprayer gun. But, don’t use water to freeze in the sprayer or gun and never run the material through the hose and nozzle gun.
Although an ideal storage of your airless paint sprayer is much complex, to its whole life time and can keep maintenance costs down. When you shut off your sprayer after using a pump protectant, do it so that the rod is in the down position, down in the entire fluid section. But be careful, don’t store your sprayer under pressure. You can use several Graco Throat Seal Liquid (TSL) – 8oz for increases throat packing’s and piston life to the wet cup & rod while the pump is cycling the protectans.
In use Short term 3 days – 3 months
This is popular ideal storage technique that uses most painters. Household storage and general contractors for its easy process.
From the beginning, wash and clean your all body parts of sprayer first. The end of cleaning, use circulate a storage fluid into the process. Next you can use Graco Pump Armor Fluid or plain mineral spirit . A quart fresh armor probably enough for most renown brand sprayers. Big size sprayers as like as the Graco RTX 2000 texture sprayer, Graco Mark IV or Mark V may require more multiple.
After your painting task, shut off your sprayer, release the pull gun trigger and other running pressure parts. Put suction tube in about the pump armor or slight minarel spirits or other protector which you like. Put return tube /prime tube into waste bucket, on prime vulbe to “prime”. To get minimum setting, turn the pressure control knob slowly. Do the power – on and then turn the pressure control increase until the pump begin to work . observe the fluid storage starts to come out into the prime tube . if that so, shut off the power. Some fluids or pump armour are colored so you can see it come out of the prime tube thereby elumineting guess task.
Do you know why premature throat seal leakage?
When throat seal is not mature it may leakage or broken and packing wear may happen due to Throat Seal Liquid (TSL) is not used in the pump wet cup. If pump is working a thin film of paint may lay down over the pump displacement rod. But during time if pump is inactive or not running and the displacement rod is illuminated to air the film of paint on the rod possibly dry and harden.
When the paint has dried on the displacement rod and the pump is restarted, the throat packings are breakings and will begin to leak making big problem. While your sprayer may naturally leak a small amount of fluid, it can be harmful.
To prevent this, simply fill the pump wet cup 1/3 full with Graco Throat Seal Liquid (TSL) which includes proper chemicals ingredients that keep the paint soft and create forms a lubricating film over the displacement rod. If you do this typically wipe out the wet cup and put in little amount of TSL to prevent the paint from drying on the displacement rod and amazingly increases the life of the pump seals. Not only we, one of amazon customer tells – “After buying the Graco Magnum 262800 X5 Stand Airless Paint Sprayer this was simply a no-brainer to purchase. Works as advertised and after using the sprayer the first time and having it sit for a month, flushing out the Pump Armor proved not only easy but it kept everything working perfectly!”
Furthermore, there are a lot of process generally uses for storing paint sprayers; If your sprayer is subject to different time lengths of storage, then a variety of techniques will uses for different spray materials. Most people primarily use Graco 243104 Pump Armor, Titan Liquid Shield, Mineral spirits and mineral spirits with engine oil, such a variety of sprayer will suit for a bottle of pump armor or it full strength Liquid Shield for indoor freezing purpose and a whole load of painting jobs. More over, you need full attention about chemical using . Material Safety Data Sheet will be extremely needed, if you are not read in manufacturer related safety book.
What is a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)?
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is one kind of document that it provided detailed health and safety information on the potential hazards (health, fire, reactivity and environmental) and how to use safely with the chemical product may liquid or solid, what to do if accidents occur, how to recognize symptoms of overexposure, and what to do if such incidents occur. This is also an important beginning point for information on the use, storage, handling and emergency technique and procedures of the material level.
This toolkit cleans thoroughly all the sprayer body sections. It gives you better protection option towards the harmful corrosion and premature deterioration.
This must be done when storing any sprayer. You need to take care of the inside of each parts of pumps you don’t wipe them down after every use you full flush over the unit out every night and then going over the hose with a scouring pad to wash and clean all filters each use and just going over the whole unit and fittings to remove any paint to protect paint from any unexpected curing in the pump, but they can be a pain when it comes time consuming process to maintenance the systems and little expensive. Next, flush per the provided recommendation and store the sprayer with mineral spirits over the hose and gun or Fluid Pump Armor in the pump. These two factors such as Heat and humidity are depends in how long it will work good. Avoid risk exposure to any corrosive liquids by mouth siphoning. Transfer fuel and other fluids the safe and easy way, with a Graco Pump Armor that it takes to do the job right.
Get ready for the next step about easy storage with our Graco Pump Armor which is especially made for all graco airless paint sprayers. You can buy one online, or talk to your local store to find the right product for the concern job.