Some of the newer conversion HVLP guns use quite a bit less air. For
instance, the Sharpe Platinum gun uses about 6 cu ft/min at 50psi
input if I recall and will run on just about anybody's 5 hp
compressor. Sharpe has a website with lots of stuff on it.
Sharpe Platinum owner
Wagner Capspray owner
who thinks the Sharpe is better for painting cars
but who painted a VW bug with the Capspray
On Mon, 4 Oct 1999 21:29:26 -0400, Eric wrote:
:: 2. Conversion HVLP. Uses compressed air (Low Volume High Pressure) and
:: converts it into HVLP. Does not require a turbine air supply but does
:: require a *very* large output air compressor to meet its needs
:: (typically 15+ HP).
:: Be wary of comparing apples to oranges...