The story that surrounds SATA GmbH & Co KG lasts over 100 years, has multiple identities, and a rich history fighting product piracy of their patented SATA paint sprayers. The company that exists today started in 1907 as a medical instrument production company named Sanitaria in Feuerbach, Germany.
They first entered the paint sprayer market by manufacturing private paint spray guns for a lacquer factory based in Stuttgart-Feuerbach. Sanataria began producing the first SATA brand paint spray guns in 1931, but the company didn’t take on the SATA company name until 1980. They are now the number one selling paint sprayer in Germany as well as various other countries.
SATA has been modifying and developing paint spray equipment for over 75 years with German engineering and technology. There have been so many pirated copies of their product that the Turkish firm Mersin was awarded the 1999 Plagiarius for manufacturing SATEX, an obvious forgery of SATA paint sprayer technology. The company has won several awards for the innovations they have been responsible for in Germany. The company provides a one year warranty on their paint sprayers that provide free labor and replacement parts with an additional two year extension on the warranty simply by registering their product online within 30 days. SATA also provides a SAL (SATA authentication label) check on their website to verify the authenticity of the purchases paint sprayer. SATA paint sprayers are designed for use specifically by professionals. Their website contains massive amounts of technical data and operating instructions on all their equipment. They also include recommended nozzle sizes, atomisation pressures, and material pressure for SATA paint sprayers and their specific applications.
Range of Choices
SATA has avast array paint sprayer products that are sold individually. Pressurized systems don’t include the spray guns and they need to be purchased separately. The paint pressure tanks range from SATA mini set 2 liter and the SATA FDG 48-liter pressure pot that utilize high viscosity material to the SATA shark spray mix system that has a 32:1 piston pump. The SATA paint spray guns range the SATAminijet 3000 B HVLP ($575.00) that is used for small car finishing paint jobs and the SATAjet 4000 B HVLP Digital ($675.00) that is used for car finishing and industrial jobs to the SATA 3000 B RP ($670.00) designed for small specialty jobs and the SATAjet 4000 B RP ($685.00) with a mere 29 psi, ad digital pressure display and compliance to EU-VOC guidelines requiring a minimum of 65% transfer efficiency rate. SATA also provides high-pressure spray guns and airbrush guns. Hoses and other accessories have to be purchased for a complete system as well. Generally, most of the paint sprayers provided by SATA are for creating high quality finishes using a high viscosity materials and are aimed at auto detailing and industrial standards. Some of the paint sprayers can be used for small projects, but are geared toward high-end applications.
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SATA paint sprayers embody the meaning of German engineering. They represent top of the line paint sprayers designed for those that know how to use them. SATA provides a lot of support on their website, including technical data and videos. Reviews are impressed with the quality of the paint sprayers. Although, care should be taken to purchase the right paint sprayer for the right type of application.