Causes of Contamination

Top 10 Common Causes of Contamination

  1. Not understanding the importance of The Process when preparing a vehicle.
  2. Poor surface preparation and inability to see contamination on vehicle prior to spraying.
  3. Chemical wipe fibers left on or in doors, hood or track joints.
  4. Poor quality of tack rags and tacking techniques.
    Poor maintenance of spray gun and gun cleaning procedures.
  5. Booth balance (too positive/ too negative).
  6. Uneven velocity around vehicle.
  7. Low air movement around vehicle.
  8. Poor quality of paint strainers.
  9. Contamination of booth walls or floor.

Four Most Commonly Found Fibers

Chemical Wipe
Tag Rag
Lint
Mop Fibers