Frequently Asked Questions2019-11-20T11:06:14+02:00

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why there are so many types of pre-charged aerosol?2019-10-07T18:05:11+02:00

Simply because there are many types of paints. The various pre-charged aerosols are designed to get optimum finish results.

What will happen if we overfilled? Will it explode?2019-10-07T18:05:29+02:00

The fact that each aerosol is delivered with one unique filling cap prevents this possibility. However, if one was to purposely use two filling caps to overfill the aerosol, the aerosol can would not explode but there may be leakage from the valve and the aerosol would deform (aerosol safety concept).

What type of thinner/solvent blend used in the pre-charged aerosol?2019-10-07T18:14:26+02:00

Depend on the requirement and the type of paint used. There are choices of universal solvent blend for general purpose usage and custom blend formulation optimum spray result and finishing.

What propellants are used?2019-10-07T18:14:36+02:00

Dimethyl ether, n-butane, propane, nitrogen, nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide or mixture of the mentioned gasses.

What paint may cause blockage?2019-10-07T18:05:45+02:00

Normally special effect colours where the pigment particles may be too large for the aerosol spray valve system. Especially pearl and mica pigments.

What kind of compressor should be used to operate the machine?2019-10-07T18:06:00+02:00

Minimum 1 hp. Any compressor whether big or small that can generate 1 hp or more (horse power actually relates to air volume rather than working pressure). Actual requirement is working pressure of: minimum 7 bar/100psi. Maximum 9 bar/130psi.

What is the air consumption?2019-10-07T18:06:18+02:00

0.5 liter per stroke.

What is a pre-charged aerosol?2019-10-07T18:14:56+02:00

A pre-charged aerosol is an aerosol spray can pre-fill with propellant and solvent blend. The final aerosol product is achieved by filling the pre-charged can with paint products or other liquid products.

What else could cause blockages?2019-10-07T18:06:41+02:00

Besides pearl/mica or special effect pigment. Impurities such as dried paint, dust or sand. Or sometimes paint that did not stir well before filling may cause blockage too.

What are the warranties?2019-10-07T18:07:01+02:00

2 years.

What are the “wear and tear” parts?2019-10-07T18:07:16+02:00

There are virtually no “Wear and tear” parts as the disk on the caps is the piston head that is changed with each use.

How to use the machine and what are the processes of filling?2019-10-07T18:07:29+02:00

Just follow the pictorial guide in Installation & Operating Manual for usage and filling process. It is very simple.

How to install the machine?2019-10-07T18:07:44+02:00

Just follow the pictorial guide in Installation & Operating Manual.

How to clean the internal parts of the machine?2019-10-07T18:07:59+02:00

You can use the proper thinner adapted to the paint used to clean any paint stain on the internal parts of the machine. Just follow the pictures inside the user’s manual.

How much paint to fill?2019-10-07T18:08:21+02:00

Standard filling is 100ml – the aluminium cup is marked with a line at the 100ml volume.

How many types of can size can we fill?2019-10-07T18:10:20+02:00

The Fill-One is design to fill 400ml cans with 100ml of paint. The rest of the volume is the solvents and gas propellant.

How long it takes to fill a can of aerosol?2019-10-07T18:10:52+02:00

The whole filling process takes 5 to 20 seconds depend on paint viscosity (excluding paint preparation and mixing).

How long is the shelf life for 2K products?2019-10-07T18:11:03+02:00

From 24 to 48 hours depend on the temperature. If keep in the refrigerator it can be extend up to 1 week.

Does the machine need service and maintenance?2019-10-07T18:11:15+02:00

No need actually. But user needs to keep the machine clean inside, try not to allow paints stick to the pneumatic/air piston.

Do we sell spare parts?2019-10-07T18:11:38+02:00

All parts are available. Some as sub assemblies. See After sales service.

Do we need to screw the machine on top of a table or a flat surface?2019-10-07T18:11:53+02:00

There are two holes for you to screw the machine on a table or work surface. The Fill-One can be used with a portable support plate or wall bracket to free counter space.

Do we need to lubricate the machine?2019-10-07T18:12:11+02:00

No. You don’t need to lubricate the machine. There is no need for a lubricator on the air line either.

Do we need to dilute the paints before filling?2019-10-07T18:12:23+02:00

No, just fill the paint as it is without thinner or reducer.

Do we mix the paint in the filling cup?2019-10-07T18:12:35+02:00

It is best and recommended to mix the paint before filling into the filling cap as non mixed pigments can stick onto the sides of the cap (this may change the final colour results).

Can we use our own thinners and mixed with our paint?2019-10-07T18:12:46+02:00

No, The thinners are already contained in the aerosol. Not all thinners are compatible with aerosol use. Therefore the proper thinners for aerosol use are already contained within the aerosol.

Can we fill water-based paint?2019-10-07T18:13:02+02:00

Yes, with water-based pre-charged aerosols.

Can we fill single stage auto refinish paints?2019-10-07T18:13:12+02:00

Yes, after mixing with hardener/activator. Pot life inside the aerosol can last from 24 to 48 hours depend on the atmosphere temperature. If kept in the refrigerator, it can be extend up to 1 week.

Can we fill polyurethanes?2019-10-07T18:13:22+02:00

Yes, after mixing with hardener/activator. Pot life inside the aerosol can last from 24 to 48 hours depend on the atmosphere temperature. If keep in the refrigerator it can be extend up to 1 week. Or, special 2K aerosols are available from our suppliers that permit hardener to be mixed just before painting.

Can we fill non-paint products?2019-10-07T18:13:32+02:00

Yes, with non-paint pre-charged aerosols.

Can we fill lacquers?2019-10-07T18:13:44+02:00

Yes, with universal pre-charged aerosols or acrylic lacquer pre-charged aerosols.

Can we fill epoxy paint?2019-10-07T18:13:54+02:00

Yes, after mixing with hardener/activator. Pot life inside the aerosol can last from 24 to 48 hours depend on the atmosphere temperature. If kept in a refrigerator, it can be extend up to 1 week. Or, special 2K aerosols are available from our suppliers that permit hardener to be mixed just before painting.

Can we fill enamels?2019-10-07T18:14:04+02:00

Yes, with universal pre-charged aerosol or synthetic enamel pre-charged aerosols.

Can we fill auto refinish paint i.e. basecoats?2019-10-07T18:14:15+02:00

Yes, with universal pre-charged aerosols or acrylic lacquer pre-charged aerosols.

Can we fill auto refinish 2K clear coats?2019-10-07T18:18:09+02:00

Yes, after mixing with hardener/activator. Pot life inside the aerosol can last from 24 to 48 hours depend on the atmosphere temperature. If keep in the refrigerator it can be extend up to 1 week. Or, special 2K aerosols are available from our suppliers that permit hardener to be mixed just before painting.

Are the gases inside the aerosol flammable?2019-10-07T18:18:28+02:00

Yes.

Are aerosol products ozone safe?2019-10-07T18:18:40+02:00

Yes! Naturally occurring hydrocarbon gasses are used as well as specially engineered non-chlorinated gasses that have no impact on stratospheric ozone.

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What type of thinner/solvent blend used in the pre-charged aerosol?2019-10-07T18:14:26+02:00

Depend on the requirement and the type of paint used. There are choices of universal solvent blend for general purpose usage and custom blend formulation optimum spray result and finishing.

What propellants are used?2019-10-07T18:14:36+02:00

Dimethyl ether, n-butane, propane, nitrogen, nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide or mixture of the mentioned gasses.

What is the drawer on the Jetclean machine needed for?2019-10-07T18:14:46+02:00

The drawer is a safety precaution for an overfilled waste collector. It holds the same amount of waste as the waste collector supplied.

What is a pre-charged aerosol?2019-10-07T18:14:56+02:00

A pre-charged aerosol is an aerosol spray can pre-fill with propellant and solvent blend. The final aerosol product is achieved by filling the pre-charged can with paint products or other liquid products.

My Aqualine water gun stopped working, is there a replacement available?2019-10-07T18:15:06+02:00

Yes, replacement water and air guns are both available as spare parts. Contact our After Sales representative for the latest pricing.

I bought a Jetclean system but it only includes one waste collector. How do I manage waste between waterborne and solvent coatings?2019-10-07T18:15:19+02:00

Paint manufacturers recommend to not mix water-based and solvent-based waste in the same collector jug due to the risks of hydrogen gases explosion. To avoid this risk, you can use a 2nd waste collector or install a 2nd Jetclean machine to have 1 machine dedicated to waterborne and 1 machine dedicated to solvent. Please contact you sales representative for information and pricing.

How to buy replacement filters for Aqualine 30 model?2019-10-07T18:15:30+02:00

Replacement pre-filters and main filter are available in stock. Please contact your After Sales representative for pricing.

How long an aerosol for the Jetclean lasts?2019-10-07T18:15:42+02:00

1 aerosol can be used for approximatively 35 paint gun cleans.

Do I need any kind of special air extraction with Jetclean?2019-10-07T18:17:59+02:00

No, one of the benefits to Jetclean is that no additional air extraction piping is needed. Clean air evacuates outside the unit while the waste is collected in the supplied reservoir.

Can I use every kind of spray gun?2019-10-07T18:18:19+02:00

The Jetclean machine cannot be used for any other than cleaning spray guns with disposable cups.

Are the gases inside the aerosol flammable?2019-10-07T18:18:28+02:00

Yes.

Are aerosol products ozone safe?2019-10-07T18:18:40+02:00

Yes! Naturally occurring hydrocarbon gasses are used as well as specially engineered non-chlorinated gasses that have no impact on stratospheric ozone.

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