Buy stands and racks for painting

Painting parts is one of the most basic types of restoration work. The body parts of the car are mainly painted: bumpers, hood, doors, trunk lid, less often rims and brake drums. In general, everything that is removed from the car and most often is damaged.

It is very important that during the painting process the material lays evenly and there is free access to all parts of the part. No special equipment is indispensable here. In this case, stands for painting parts will come to the rescue. In addition, they can be used to prepare body parts for this process.


What are the stands?

The car repair equipment market offers a wide variety of paint booths. The principle of the device is almost the same. The difference lies only in the structural nuances, the presence of additional opportunities for fixing the body elements.

It is rather difficult to classify paint booths constructively, but nevertheless 3 main groups can be distinguished:

  1. Stationary stands.
  2. Swivel stands.
  3. Homemade stands.

Each of the 3 groups should be examined in more detail, what are their differences from each other.

Stationary stands

This is the simplest equipment without technological bells and whistles. Two crosswise connected U-shaped tubes with fixing elements on the sides and a soft winding in places of contact with the part. Simply put, they resemble a folding chair. There are separate modifications of these stands, intended only for painting bumpers. They are additionally equipped with t-shaped elements that allow you to suspend the bumper perpendicularly. From the name, it becomes clear that this kind of stands does not provide for the possibility of turning parts, as well as moving the device itself.

Due to the simplicity of their design, stationary stands are the cheapest. Their price depends on the manufacturer and the materials used for their manufacture.

Rotary stands

This is more advanced equipment. Such stands provide for the fixation of body elements using rotary mechanisms and their rotation. They are designed mainly for parts of cars. For heavier parts, there are a separate variety - special stands. Outwardly, they resemble a frame for a drawing board.

Swivel stands allow you to fix the part in any convenient position and rotate it. In addition, wheels are provided on these stands, which allows you to easily move the entire structure together with the elements attached to it - this is very convenient.

But there is one drawback. After painting and removing the part, the places where it was fixed will remain unpainted, and they will have to be additionally coated with paint. And this is always associated with certain difficulties since an integral layer will no longer work. But ease of use compensates for this drawback.

Accordingly, this group of equipment is the most expensive. Here, the price will depend not only on the manufacturer and materials but to a greater extent on the number of options that allow mounting parts of the body in different ways.

Homemade equipment

This is the most suitable option for those who want to save their money. There are many options for making stands for painting yourself. The simplest fixture is an iron bar with hooks of various lengths and configurations. Almost no cost and time.

Another homemade device can be made in the form of a t-shaped rack. To do this, you need a pipe with a diameter of three-quarters of an inch and the platform to which it will be attached. It can serve as an unnecessary rim or sheet of metal, in general, everything that can serve as a support for the rack. It will be in the form of the letter "t". Hooks can be placed on it, and on them, in turn, hang elements intended for painting.

Which is the best stand to choose?

A stand for painting auto parts As you can see, motorists and owners of service stations have much to choose from. Among such a variety of options, a logical question arises: "Which is the best stand to choose?". In this matter, it is best to be guided by expediency.

For example, why buy expensive equipment for the ordinary car owner, if he carries out painting extremely rarely and then the little things. Not only will it be inactive, dusting or rusting, it will also occupy a place in the garage, which, therefore, is always lacking. In this case, the best option is to make a stand yourself or purchase the simplest stationary stand.

At the same time, a quality stand with many functions and capabilities will be indispensable for the service. In any case, everything here depends on the financial capabilities and personal preferences of each.