Paint Sprayers

6 Best Commercial Paint Sprayers of 2020

Best Commercial Paint Sprayer

As compared to DIY or regular paint sprayers, commercial paint sprayers are designed for professionals because they contain enhanced features for high-quality finishing and exceptional performance.

However, there is quite a wide variety of these sprayers in the market and getting the ideal unit can be quite challenging. For this reason, the article below looks at 6 of the best commercial paint sprayers to consider buying.

6 Best Commercial Paint Sprayers – Review 

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Titan Tool ControlMax 1500

1. Titan Tool ControlMax 1500 (Best Overall)

  • 1500 PSI max pressure with adjustable motor speed
  • HEA technology reduces overspray by 55%
  • Long 25-ft hose. Extendable to 75 ft.
  • Replaceable fluid section
HomeRight Power Flo Pro 2800

2. HomeRight Power-Flo Pro 2800 (Best Budget)

  • Affordable
  • 2800 PSI max pressure with adjustable settings
  • 515 RAC spray tip
  • Includes a 25-ft hose and a 100-mesh filter
Graco Magnum 262805 X7

3. Graco Magnum X7 (High-Performance)

  • 3000 PSI max pressure with adjustable settings
  • Easily portable cart design
  • Includes a 25-ft hose; supports up to 100 ft
  • Power flush adapter for connecting to a garden hose
Fuji Spray 2803-T75G Mini-Mite 3

4. Fuji Spray 2803-T75G Mini-Mite 3 (Best HVLP Paint Sprayer)

  • Powerful 3-stage turbine with an output of 6 PSI
  • Non-bleed gravity-feed spray gun
  • Long 25-ft hose
  • Heat dissipation box and noise reduction covers
Graco Magnum 262800 X5

5. Graco Magnum X5 (Easy-to-Clean)

  • Flexible suction tube with a power flush adapter
  • Adjustable pressure settings with a max of 3000 PSI
  • Long 25-ft hose; supports up to 75 ft
  • Reversible clog-free tip
Fuji Spray 2202 Semi-PRO 2

6. Fuji Spray 2202 Semi-PRO 2 (With Large Cup)

  • Large 1-qt bottom-feed cup
  • Non-bleed spray gun with a stay-cool handle
  • Adjustable spray fan and air control valve
  • Quick-change turbine filters

PRODUCT

1. Titan Tool ControlMax 1500

(Best Overall)

Titan Tool ControlMax 1500
  • 1500 PSI max pressure with adjustable motor speed
  • HEA technology reduces overspray by 55%
  • Long 25-ft hose. Extendable to 75 ft.
  • Replaceable fluid section

2. HomeRight Power-Flo Pro 2800

(Best Budget)

HomeRight Power Flo Pro 2800
  • Affordable
  • 2800 PSI max pressure with adjustable settings
  • 515 RAC spray tip
  • Includes a 25-ft hose and a 100-mesh filter

3. Graco Magnum X7

(High-Performance)

Graco Magnum 262805 X7
  • 3000 PSI max pressure with adjustable settings
  • Easily portable cart design
  • Includes a 25-ft hose; supports up to 100 ft
  • Power flush adapter for connecting to a garden hose

4. Fuji Spray 2803-T75G Mini-Mite 3

(Best HVLP Paint Sprayer)

Fuji Spray 2803-T75G Mini-Mite 3
  • Powerful 3-stage turbine with an output of 6 PSI
  • Non-bleed gravity-feed spray gun
  • Long 25-ft hose
  • Heat dissipation box and noise reduction covers

5. Graco Magnum X5

(Easy-to-Clean)

Graco Magnum 262800 X5
  • Flexible suction tube with a power flush adapter
  • Adjustable pressure settings with a max of 3000 PSI
  • Long 25-ft hose; supports up to 75 ft
  • Reversible clog-free tip

6. Fuji Spray 2202 Semi-PRO 2

(With Large Cup)

Fuji Spray 2202 Semi-PRO 2
  • Large 1-qt bottom-feed cup
  • Non-bleed spray gun with a stay-cool handle
  • Adjustable spray fan and air control valve
  • Quick-change turbine filters

1. Titan Tool ControlMax 1500 – Best Overall Commercial Paint Sprayer

Titan Tool ControlMax 1500

Photo: Titan Tool

  • Type: Airless
  • Power: 120V, 0.55HP
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.

For commercial spray painting, power and efficiency are key. Titan Tool’s ControlMax 1500 features both of these by a having a 0.55HP motor that gives a max operating pressure of 1500 PSI and sprays unthinned paints. Additionally, the motor’s speed is adjustable for more control.

The sprayer is also equipped with High-Efficiency Airless (HEA) technology, which reduces overspray by up to 55%. This reduces paint wastage while delivering a softer spray for smooth finishing. Overall, this makes the sprayer the best overall in this review.

Other than that, the product is equipped with a 25-ft hose for extending the gun’s reach around your project, and this is extendable to 75-ft for spraying fences, high ceilings, and other long or distant surfaces.

You also get a paint filter to keep debris from marring the finish, a storage area for tools, a flow rate of 0.29 GPM, a flexible suction hose for painting directly from a 1- or 5-gallon bucket, a 515 spray tip that is ideal for latex paints and a replaceable fluid section for maximizing durability.

The only problem is that you don’t get an adjustable spray pattern for vertical, horizontal or round spraying.

Note: Recommended usage is up to 175 gallons per year.

Pros:

  • 1500 PSI max operating pressure with adjustable settings
  • HEA technology reduces overspray by up to 55%
  • Long 25-ft hose
  • Includes a paint filter
  • Replaceable fluid section for maximum durability

Cons:

  • No spray pattern adjustment

2. HomeRight Power-Flo Pro 2800 – Best Budget Commercial Paint Sprayer

HomeRight Power Flo Pro 2800

Photo: HomeRight

  • Type: Airless
  • Power: 120V, 0.5HP
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.

If you are on a tight budget, HomeRight’s Power-Flo Pro 2800 is an affordable commercial paint sprayer to consider. That said, the sprayer is equipped with a 0.5HP motor that can spray unthinned paint at the max pressure of 2800 PSI.

This pressure is adjustable via a dial and this gives you control over the paint flow for customizing the finish.

Other features include a 100-mesh filter for keeping out debris, a 25-ft hose for extending the reach, a flexible suction tube that allows you to spray directly from a 1- or 5-gallon bucket, a max flow rate of 0.24 GPM and a 515 reversible spray tip for clog-free use.

However, with its high-pressure output of 2800 PSI, overspray can lead to lots of wastage.

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Adjustable pressure with a maximum of 2800 PSI
  • Includes a 100-mesh filter for removing debris
  • Reversible clog-free spray tip
  • Long 25-ft hose

Cons:

  • Creates overspray

3. Graco Magnum X7 – High-Performance Commercial Paint Sprayer

Graco Magnum 262805 X7

Photo: Graco

  • Type: Airless
  • Power: 110V, 0.6HP
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.

Graco’s Magnum X7 is fitted with a relatively powerful 0.6HP stainless steel piston pump that is capable of spraying unthinned paint at 3000 PSI, which is its highest-pressure output. This gives it a fast flow rate that is ideal for large projects because of its fast coverage.

Pressure adjustment settings are included to give you complete control over the spraying process, and this also helps to reduce overspray, which is high at the maximum pressure.

A cart design with 2 wheels simplifies mobility around the project while the included 25-ft hose enables you to reach the farthest ends without moving the sprayer. The unit can actually support up to 100 ft, making it ideal for painting multi-story homes.

Other features include a power flush adapter that connects to a garden hose for easy cleaning, a flexible suction tube for spraying directly from 1- or 5-gallon buckets and a 515 RAC IV spray tip for clog-free use. However, you don’t get adjustable spray pattern settings.

Note: Recommended usage is up to 125 gallons per year.

More Detailed: Graco Magnum X7 Review

Pros:

  • High-pressure output (3000 PSI) for fast coverage
  • Adjustable pressure settings
  • Mobile cart design
  • Comes with a 25-ft hose and supports up to 100 ft
  • Power flush adapter for easy cleaning

Cons:

  • Produces overspray
  • No adjustable spray pattern settings

4. Fuji Spray 2803-T75G Mini-Mite 3 – Best HVLP Commercial Paint Sprayer

Fuji Spray 2803-T75G Mini-Mite 3

Photo: Fuji Spray

  • Type: HVLP
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.
  • Cup Size: 0.63 qt.

If you are looking for a commercial HVLP paint sprayer, Fuji Spray’s Mini-Mite 3 is your best bet. This is because it is quite powerful according to HVLP standards, churning out air at a pressure of 6 PSI.

That said, the powerplant consists of a 3-stage turbine, which supplies air to a non-bleed T-75G spray gun that has a gravity-feed 600cc (0.63-qt.) paint cup. Even though this cup is quite small, this design requires significantly less air pressure for atomization, making it very efficient.

Connecting the turbine and the spray gun is a 25-ft hose, which is long enough to cover the length of most projects.

Other features include a 1.3mm spray tip that is ideal for fine finishing, a heat dissipation box for cool, efficient running, noise reduction covers for quiet operation, an ergonomic stay-cool handle for comfortable use and a pattern control knob for adjusting the spray fan size.

You also get a viscosity cup, wrench and cleaning brush as accessories, and the turbine has a compact design with a gun holder and a handle for easy portability. On the downside, this product is very costly.

Pros:

  • Powerful 3-stage turbine
  • Long 25-ft hose
  • Heat dissipation box for cool running
  • Noise reduction covers for quiet operation
  • Ergonomic stay-cool handle

Cons:

  • Relatively small paint cup
  • Very expensive

5. Graco Magnum X5 – Easy-to-Clean Commercial Paint Sprayer

Graco Magnum 262800 X5

Photo: Graco

  • Type: Airless
  • Power: 110V, 0.5HP
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.

Graco’s Magnum X5 is fitted with a power flush adapter on its flexible suction tube, which allows you to easily attach it to a garden hose for easy cleaning after use.

That said, this flexible suction tube also gives you the convenience of spraying directly from a 1- or 5-gallon bucket. It supplies paint to a 0.5HP stainless steel piston pump, which is powerful enough to spray unthinned paint at its max pressure of 3000 PSI.

A pressure adjustment knob is included, which adjusts the speed of the pump, giving you more control over the spraying process.

Other features include a long 25-ft hose with support for up to 75 ft for extended reach, and a reversible tip for easy unclogging when in use. However, there are no spray pattern adjustment settings for vertical, horizontal or round spraying.

Note: Recommended usage is up to 125 gallons per year.

More detailed: Graco Magnum X5 Review

Pros:

  • Power flush adapter for easy cleaning
  • Flexible suction tube for spraying directly from a paint bucket
  • 3000 PSI max pressure with adjustable settings
  • Long 25-ft hose
  • Reversible spray tip

Cons:

  • Lacks spray pattern adjustment settings

6. Fuji Spray 2202 Semi-PRO 2 – Commercial Paint Sprayer with a Large Cup

Fuji Spray 2202 Semi-PRO 2

Photo: Fuji Spray

  • Type: HVLP
  • Power: 120V, 1.8HP
  • Hose Length: 25 ft.
  • Cup Size: 1 qt.

Just like the Mini-Mite 3, this Semi-PRO 2 is also an HVLP sprayer but it has a suction-feed cup that is quite large in size, measuring in at 1-qt. Once filled, this gives you enough paint to cover a wide surface in your project.

This cup is attached to an efficient non-bleed spray gun that has an ergonomic stay-cool handle, a 1.3mm air cap for fine finishing and a knob for adjusting the spray fan pattern size from a 1-inch circular to 12 inches in an oval shape.

A 25-ft hose is included for connecting the spray gun to the turbine, which extends the reach of the gun to cover all the corners of your project.

The turbine consists of a powerful 1400-watt (1.8HP) 2-stage motor that generates up to 5 PSI. This ensures you get very little overspray and an air control valve is included to further minimize overspray and bounce back.

Other features include quick-change turbine filters, a metal turbine case with a gun holder, and a stainless-steel needle plus nozzle for maximum durability.

There is also another model of this sprayer called the Fuji Spray 2203G Semi-PRO 2, which gives you the benefit of a gravity-feed cup for easier and better paint atomization. We also recommend this as one of the best commercial units to check out.

However, both variations are quite costly.

Pros:

  • Large 1-qt cup
  • Efficient non-bleed spray gun with an ergonomic handle
  • Air control valve for reducing overspray
  • Quick-change turbine filters
  • Adjustable spray fan

Cons:

  • Relatively expensive

Airless vs. HVLP Sprayers

As you might have noticed, airless and HVLP sprayers are the main types in the market and are also the best for commercial use. However, there are some differences between the two, which determines the best use for each.

Airless

Airless sprayers are designed for high volume output. This is because they operate at a higher pressure as compared to the HVLP type. With a max pressure of at least 1500 PSI, these sprayers are ideal for fast coverage.

Also, because they pump the paint directly, these units have the capability to spray unthinned paints at high pressure, making them very versatile. However, with this kind of pressure, airless sprayers are not ideal for precision painting and for small projects.

They are recommended for large projects such as ceiling, wall, fence and deck painting, in which a large surface is involved and fast coverage is required.

HVLP

HVLP sprayers are the exact opposite of the airless type because they operate at a lower pressure. Though this results in a slower flow rate, it reduces overspray and therefore, improves the efficiency in paint use.

This makes them ideal for smaller projects such as in painting furniture, shelves, and generally small carpentry projects.

Also, because their turbines blow air instead of pumping the paint directly, these units cannot spray thick paints. These will be difficult to atomize and thus, paint thinning might be required.

How to Buy the Best Commercial Paint Sprayer

How to Buy the Best Commercial Paint Sprayer

1. Type of Project

Before selecting a commercial paint sprayer, it is important to consider your project type. As explained above, airless sprayers such as Titan Tool’s ControlMax 1500 are ideal for large projects such as painting walls, fences, ceilings and the like.

However, if your commercial activity mostly entails painting furniture and other projects that require detailed finishing, then an HVLP sprayer such as Fuji Spray’s Mini-Mite 3 is recommended.

2. Power

Power is another important factor to consider and even though the rating is usually given in volts and horsepower, the value to check is the maximum pressure rating. The higher the pressure rating, the faster the sprayer’s flow rate will be, making it more powerful.

That said, Graco’s Magnum X7 is considered to be very powerful due to its 3000 PSI max pressure rating and with this, it can support up to a 100-ft hose for painting high ceilings and multi-story homes.

Even though it may produce overspray, the sprayer is ideal for extremely large projects due to its fast coverage.

3. Storage Capacity

The size of the paint cup ultimately determines the coverage you can get before refilling. Large cups such as the one in Fuji Spray’s 2202 Semi-PRO 2 are recommended because they minimize interruptions.

However, an even better option is to have a flexible suction tube, which allows you to spray directly from a paint bucket. This is a very convenient method and you should check out all the airless sprayers listed above for this feature.

4. Hose Length

The longer the paint/air hose, the longer the reach that you will get, enabling you to cover a wider radius without moving the sprayer.

That said, all the commercial sprayers above have a 25-ft hose, which puts them on a level playing field.

However, Graco’s Magnum X7 is slightly better off because it can support up to a 100-ft hose, making it ideal for painting extremely wide or tall surfaces such as high ceilings or even multi-story homes.

5. Ease of Cleaning

Cleaning paint residue is always a big hassle but some sprayers such as the Graco Magnum X5 are designed to be easy to clean, at least for the interior paint pathways.

This is made possible by a power flush adapter on its suction tube, which allows you to run water through the system using a garden hose.

On the other hand, Fuji Spray’s Mini-Mite 3 comes with a cleaning brush as an accessory, which makes it easy to brush of paint from the exterior surfaces of the gun after use.

7. Noise Level

For comfortable use, commercial paint sprayers should not be very noisy. The ideal unit should have noise-dampening features such as noise reduction covers, which are present in Fuji Spray’s Mini-Mite 3.

8. Versatility

Lastly, the ideal paint sprayer should be versatile enough to spray a wide variety of paints. With that in mind, airless sprayers are more versatile than their HVLP counterparts because they can spray thick paints without thinning.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the products above are all ideal for commercial use but Titan Tool’s ControlMax 1500 stands out as the best overall because it is both powerful and efficient, and has convenient features such as a flexible suction tube and a replaceable fluid section for maximum durability.

If you are looking for a sprayer for high precision painting or for small projects, Fuji Spray’s Mini-Mite 3 is your best bet. Though expensive, it is an efficient, low-pressure HVLP unit that is ideal for fine spraying.

However, if you are on a tight budget, HomeRight’s Power-Flo Pro 2800 is the best commercial paint sprayer to buy.

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