Tips for Working with Waterborne Paint

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If you’re looking for a unique method of spray painting that literally cuts airborne emissions in half, waterborne paint is the perfect paint to use for your next automotive project. In some states like California and Massachusetts, the move towards waterborne paints is almost mandatory. Waterborne paint isn’t a new technology. When sprayed onto a surface, the water and solvent …

4 Solutions to Common Spray Painting Mistakes

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Doing a large paintjob, particularly an automotive one, can be incredibly daunting. Any error, small though it might be, can turn into a glaring problem once the paint dries. We at Marathon Finishing have seen the gamut of problems people encounter while spray painting, and we can tell you with confidence: don’t despair! Most of these mistakes have fairly painless …

Basic Instructions for Spray Painting

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Professional auto body shops can charge an arm and a leg for full-body car painting. But if you’re the industrious type who doesn’t mind getting dirty, you can save thousands by spray painting your automotive parts yourself. Of course, Marathon Finishing has the best paint booths on the market to help you get the job done safely and efficiently! If …

3 Reasons A Spray Booth is Right For You

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Getting a spray paint booth can represent a big step, both for the hobbyist and the business owner. But why bother? What kind of investment is a spray booth? Your team here at Marathon Finishing has had years of experience seeing how both spray booths and the lack thereof can impact a project. Here are just a few of the …

The Clean Air Act and You

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In 1970, Congress passed the Clean Air Act and established the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (or NESHAP) in the hopes of reducing the amount of HAPs (or hazardous air pollutants) produced by factories and businesses. With additions made to the act in 1990, the act stands today as a regulation and standard for the paint booths that …

Tips for Staying Safe While Sandblasting

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Sandblasting is not an activity for the faint of heart, but is incredibly useful for stripping old paint or smoothing rough metal surfaces of old cars, industrial parts, and more. Sandblasters generally work with compressed air, and the media used to blast can range from shotblasting with metal pellets to soadblasting with baking soda. But no matter what or how …

4 Ways to Maintain Spray Booth Efficiency

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Having a paint booth in your shop is no small feature. A paint booth represents a significant investment for your business or hobby needs. That makes it vital to understand how to take care of that investment. Here at Marathon Finishing we want you to get the very most out of your investment. Here are steps that will help you …

Keeping Your Paint Booth Clean

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If your new to using a paint booth, it may seem odd that keeping it clean would be important, but don’t worry, there are good reasons. One of the most important has less to do with paint and more to do with dust and debris getting into your paint job. To help you avoid those kinds of problems, your friends …

Welcome to Our Blog

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Your friends at Marathon Finishing are here to fulfill all of your industrial finishing needs! Whether it is spray paint booths, mixing rooms, service bays, or specialized finishing systems, we have just what you need. Have a very specific or unusual need? Marathon Finishing can custom design a booth for to match your application. To further support our customers we’ve …