Cleaning - Pistol Gravity Feed — U.S. Art Supply


The most important part of taking up painting with an Airbrush is the cleaning and care for it. Taking time to properly clean your airbrush is what will be the defining attribute to a nice clean airbrush painting. The saying used to be “your painting will only be as good as your equipment,” when it is in fact, ” your art will only be as good as how CLEAN your equipment is.”

Step 0.

When removing parts, set aside in order, from right to left and please refer to the Parts diagram when re-assembling your airbrush

Step 4.
Unscrew the spring guide and set aside
Step 8.
Unscrew the Needle cap and set aside

Step 10b.
Clean the Aircap using a medium size cleaning brush

Step 1.

Unscrew the handle and set aside

Step 5.

Remove the spring and set aside.
Step 9.
Unscrew the Nozzle cap and set aside
Step 10c.
Use the cleaning brushes to clean the fluid reservoir

Step 2.

Unscrew the needle chucking nut and set aside

Step 6.
Carefully remove the needle guide and set aside
Step 10.
Unscrew the Air cap with Fluid Nozzle cone connected

Step 3. 

Carefully Remove the needle and wipe clean with cleaning solution and a paper towel. Look for any bending on the tip of the needle, then set aside

Step 7.
Remove the color cup from the top of the airbrush
Step 10a.
Clean the fluid nozzle with the airbrush cleaning brushes