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Is this half mask suitable for spray painting?

The 3M half mask, as long as it fits well (and you don't have a beard or other impediments) should be fine. My rough translation of the German link indicates that the filter is for organic vapors, so ...
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Time to get rid of Rust-Oleum Textured Stone spray paint finish on wood

Experiment. If testing reveals the "stone" bumps to be resistant to sanding, fill around them with something designed to be sanded smooth (like autobody putty.) If (as seems likely) they ...
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How to touch up surface painted with airless sprayer

28 years of experience as a painter .. what works best is a light sanding and then a very light dusting of the enamel spray paint . May require 2 light coats .. it is tricky and you will have to be ...
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What kind of paint do I need to paint rubber?

Instead of painting pucks why not just order colored ones? http://www.ministicks.com/colored_hockey_pucks_and_colored_foam_hockey_pucks_s/14687.htm This page has 4 different colors for regulation ...
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What is VMD spray paint A002L3

The "outer" number/text is the paint code. The "inner" number/text is a batch, date, or other quality control code. This is used on all kinds of consumer products. These types of ...
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Does CFM of a compressor increase if pressure is reduced?

Absolutely Yes, this is simple physics the air is not requiring as high of pressure the throughout increases. Most air compressors rate there pump rates around 50 psi, 90 psi and the max psi. Even my ...
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Where do i start when applying finish to a table?

If you screw eye hooks in the bottom of the legs, you can suspend it and spray the whole thing. If you can't suspend it, put the feet on painting pyramids and you can spray the whole thing. If the ...
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Time to get rid of Rust-Oleum Textured Stone spray paint finish on wood

Sand it. Benjamin Moore Advance is a self-leveling alkyd and will lay down exceptionally (I have sprayed hundreds of gallons of this product). I would sand the surface as smooth as you can get it ...
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Compressor for spray gun and pneumatics tools

Every pneumatic sander, spray gun, etc will have a requirement for a certain cfm (air volume) rate at a given pressure. If you buy a compressor big enough to support your greediest tool, then the ...
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How can I increase the friction on the surface of PVC pipe?

Most bike clamps come with rubber « inserts » for exactly that reason - inner tube cut to fit will work, but consider roughening the pipe surface with glass paper.
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Is a Rust-Oleum painted item safe for infants?

Any paint recently manufactured in the US should be safe, with the exception of expensive specialty paints that you can't purchase in the home center. (i.e., antifouling paints) That being said, the ...
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Do I need to paint my house siding under my deck

Is the paint under the deck still in good shape, many times it is because the sun and rain are deflected by the deck. If the paint appears in good condition not peeling I would not try to do anything ...
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Do I need to paint my house siding under my deck

Cedar siding, while naturally rot-resistant, depends on a good sealer applied periodically to maintain its surface integrity and appearance. Whether you need to paint depends on the age of the ...
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Do epoxy paints need to cure after being heated in the oven?

Beware. Many products are marketed as "epoxy" when in fact they are not epoxy based, just normal paint with a small amount of already-cured epoxy in the mix, so they can make the marketing claim of ...
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