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High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP)

Last updated: November 17, 2016

What Does High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) Mean?

High volume low pressure refers to a type of applicator used to spray paint on a surface to be coated for corrosion protection. High volume low pressure (HVLP) sprayers operate on the basis of vacuum creation and turbine support.

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Corrosionpedia Explains High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP)

HVLP sprayers are often the preferred type of sprayer when applying a layer of paint to protect a metal surface from corrosion. This is due to the fact that they generate less noise pollution, and increase transfer efficiency and ease of use. There are two main types of HVLP sprayers: conversion high volume, low pressure sprayer; and turbine high volume, low pressure sprayer.

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