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Robbie2000

Robbie2000

Hi, decorating chocolate molds with cocao butter is something I'm interested in doing, I've tried using smaller guns but I'm interested in totally covering my molds where larger nozzles seem to work best, from what I've heard. My compressor isnt the best, its a 1/5 HP with 3 liter air tank 60 PSI but it gets the job done with patience, however its possible it would be too weak of a system for a larger sprayer. Really have been looking for a 1mm. From what i've heard people find 1mm+ nozzles are easiest to use for this type of work, given the viscosity of cocao butter, but these seem to only be available in larger spray gun products like chef rubber's LvlP Top Gravity Fed Spray. Though products like that are hundreds of dollars and I only want to spend so much for a side-hobby. While It seems pretty easy to find .3mm, .5mm, .8mm food grade airbrush's for under $100, anything 1mm+ on amazon is either HVLP or LVLP for industrial purposes it seems. 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Auarita-F-3-Painting-Automotive-Finishing/dp/B07ZFW3GP2 

For instance this is LVLP, like chef rubber, and while I'm not able to tell how this mechanically compares to those sold by artisan/food grade sellers ; given it's description and intended use I wouldnt think this would be smart to use on anything edible?

 

But Do cheap, appropriate options exist for what I'm looking for?

 

Thanks, folks

 

Robert

Robbie2000

Robbie2000

Hi, decorating chocolate molds with cocao butter is something I'm interested in doing, I've tried using smaller guns but I'm interested in totally covering my molds where larger nozzles seem to work best, from what I've heard. My compressor isnt the best, its a 1/5 HP with 3 liter air tank 60 PSI but it gets the job done with patience, however its possible it would be too weak of a system for a larger sprayer. Really have been looking for a 1mm. From what i've heard people find 1mm+ nozzles are easiest to use for this type of work, given the viscosity of cocao butter, but these seem to only be available in larger spray gun products like chef rubber's LvlP Top Gravity Fed Spray. Though products like that are hundreds of dollars and I only want to spend so much for a side-hobby. While It seems pretty easy to find .3mm, .5mm, .8mm food grade airbrush's for under $100, anything 1mm+ on amazon is either HVLP or LVLP for industrial purposes it seems. 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Auarita-F-3-Painting-Automotive-Finishing/dp/B07ZFW3GP2 

For instance this is LVLP, like chef rubber, and while I'm not able to tell how this mechanically compares to those sold by artisan sellers ; given it's description and intended use I wouldnt think this would be smart to use on anything edible?

 

But Do cheap, appropriate options exist for what I'm looking for?

 

Thanks, folks

 

Robert

Robbie2000

Robbie2000

Hi, decorating chocolate molds with cocao butter is something I'm interested in doing, I've tried using smaller guns but I'm interested in totally covering my molds where larger nozzles seem to work best, from what I've heard. My compressor isnt the best, its a 1/5 HP with 3 liter air tank 60 PSI but it gets the job done with patience, however its possible it would be too weak of a system for a larger sprayer. Really have been looking for a 1mm. From what i've heard people find 1mm+ nozzles are easiest to use for this type of work, given the viscosity of cocao butter, but these seem to only be available in larger spray gun products like chef rubber's LvlP Top Gravity Fed Spray. Though products like that are hundreds of dollars and I only want to spend so much for a side-hobby. While It seems pretty easy to find .3mm, .5mm, .8mm food grade airbrush's for under $100, anything 1mm+ on amazon is either HVLP or LVLP for industrial purposes it seems. 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Auarita-F-3-Painting-Automotive-Finishing/dp/B07ZFW3GP2 

For instance this is LVLP, like chef rubber, and while I'm not able to tell how this specifically compares to those sold by artisan sellers ; given it's description and intended use I wouldnt think this would be smart to use on anything edible?

 

But Do cheap, appropriate options exist for what I'm looking for?

 

Thanks, folks

 

Robert

Robbie2000

Robbie2000

Hi, decorating chocolate molds with cocao butter is something I'm interested in doing, I've tried using smaller guns but I'm interested in totally covering my molds where larger nozzles seem to work best, from what I've heard. My compressor isnt the best, its a 1/5 HP with 3 liter air tank 60 PSI but it gets the job done with patience, however its possible it would be too weak of a system for a larger sprayer. Really have been looking for a 1mm. From what i've heard people find 1mm+ nozzles are easiest to use for this type of work, given the viscosity of cocao butter, but these seem to only be available in larger spray gun products like chef rubber's LvlP Top Gravity Fed Spray. Though products like that are hundreds of dollars and I only want to spend so much for a side-hobby. While It seems pretty easy to find .3mm, .5mm, .8mm food grade airbrush's for under $100, anything 1mm+ on amazon is either HVLP or LVLP for industrial purposes it seems. 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Auarita-F-3-Painting-Automotive-Finishing/dp/B07ZFW3GP2 

For instance this is LVLP, like chef rubber, and while I'm not able to tell how this specifically compares to those sold by artisan sellers ; given it's description and intended use I wouldnt think this would be smart to use on anything edible?

 

But Do cheap, appropriate options exist for what I'm looking for?

 

Thanks, folks

 

Robert

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