In Spray Booths - Design Requirements and Options, you'll learn ...
- What is a spray booth, who uses them and what is their purpose
- Spray booth types and applications
- Legal requirements to erect and operate a spray booth
- Spray booth ventilation, filtration, lighting, controls and construction considerations
Credit: 3 PDH
Length: 33 pages
Almost every manufacturer and body shop that paints their products has at least one spray booth in their facility, but not much is known about a booth’s capabilities. This course follows a manufacturer’s in-house engineer who is asked to take charge of the new booth design and procurement after a fire destroys the old spray both in the plant. He brings in an engineering consultant and an engineer from a spray booth supplier to help him in this rush project. Together they review the legal issues, options to improve the painting operation, the standards and codes that apply, the different types of booths commonly purchased and the many features and options that designers should be aware of. The course will explain the interaction of the different engineers and provide information to help designers provide a spray booth of value to a customer.
The first part of the course deals with the approval process, the applicable codes and standards and the P.E.’s role. The second part discusses the specific features and options that apply to a booth. Each section discusses code requirements and conflicts between the codes, standard practices, design requirements and calculations to perform and option choices to be made. Specific sections include; Airflow, Construction, Lighting, Controls, Structural Support, Ductwork, Special Requirements and Paint Mix Rooms. The basic booth types are discussed in the Airflow section. Items like outdoor booths, prep workstations, booth locations inside of buildings etc. are covered in the Special Requirements section.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
Certificate of Completion
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- The different types of spray booths, based on airflow
- What the International Building and Fire Codes require of a spray booth
- NFPA 33, Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials, and how it is incorporated into the IBC and IFC
- The approval processes for a spray booth
- The information that should be gathered from the painters or booth operators
- Booth options that can improve the workflow in a paint facility
- The features of a spray booth including; Airflow, Construction, Lighting, Controls, Structural Support, Ductwork, Special Requirements and Paint Mix Rooms
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