Final adjustments are made on the gun. Set nozzle
for the spray desired. Volume of material is regulated by
the fluid control nut at the back of the gun. Trigger
tension is controlled by the hex-nut as shown.
For best results, hold gun six to eight inches from the
object to be sprayed, at right angles to its surface. Point
directly at the work and carry along at a steady speed.
A slight pull of the trigger emits air only, which may be
used for dusting. Pull trigger all the way back for
A little experimenting will determine correct pressure
for the job.
Select the proper nozzle and fluid tip for each job to
insure best results.
For general' use, a cone-fan
adjustable nozzle is recommended. When spraying
quick drying materials and low boiling lacquers, the No.
4 nozzle and tip for external atomization will be most
suitable. There is a nozzle and tip combination for every
PRESSURE CUP ASSEMBLY
FOR G-6 GUN
Attach fluid post (1) to fluid intake (11) with lack nut
(2). Unscrew clean-out port, slip cover attachment into
place with fibre gasket (3) between cover and gun.
Fasten with clean-out plug screw (5). Place diaphragm
DO NOT TAKE GUN APART.
(7) and washer (8) under cover and tighten with lock nut
(9). After cup is filled, screw cup (10) into cover using
Use thinner for cleanings.
large rubber gasket (6). Be sure that all parts are
screwed tightly. Attach air hose to air intake in hand
Remove nozzle, place thinner in cup, and spray
through fluid tip until all passages are clean. The nozzle
should be taken apart and washed clean with thinner.
An air regulating set should be used with pressure
Material so used can be utilized for reducing.
feed cup guns. Adjust the regulating valve to the lowest
workable pressure, increasing only for higher speed or
for the application of heavy, viscous materials. Once
Never soak the gun. This destroys the oil in the
adjusted, the air regulator can remain set.
trigger action and allows dirty solvent to get into air
Difficulties may arise due to improper
Mix and strain material thoroughly, so that it is free
from lumps, skins, and foreign matter before pouring it
A drop of oil should be applied occasionally to the
into the cup. Paint, enamel, varnish, etc., should be at
synthetic lacquers can be heavier, due to the Low