The Top New Tools for Painters in 2019

The Top New Tools for Painters in 2019

Want your crews to be more productive? Here’s a roundup of the latest advances in paint application, surface prep and cleanup tools. All are available at your Sherwin-Williams store. You can find more equipment info on your PRO app or at the Sherwin-Williams contractor website.


Graco® Contractor PC Airless Spray Gun

For maximum comfort and control, the Contractor PC is the new standard in airless spray gun technology.

  • Lightest weight and most comfortable gun in its class
  • Up to 50 percent lighter trigger pull force
  • E-Z Fit adjustable trigger length
  • Reduce downtime with with ProConnect fast and easy 1-part gun rebuild

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Titan® Impact® 410 Electric Airless Sprayer

Following in the footsteps of the legendary Impact 440, the 410 uses the proven Impact fluid section technology. The Impact 410 is perfect for everyday use on residential, property maintenance and small commercial applications and applies all lacquers, stains, standard primers, paints and architectural coatings with ease.

  • Self-adjusting quad and packings deliver the best performance every time
  • Revolutionary PermaLife Cylinder will never wear out
  • Field serviceable – replace the fluid section in minutes
  • All metal construction, with stainless steel piston, rod and balls
  • Dependable mechanical pressure control system
  • Reversible tungsten carbide seats supply long-lasting performance
  • Compact design makes job site life easy

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Purdy® Chinex® Elite™ brushes

Chinex Elite brushes offer great pickup and smooth release. These brushes provide fast application, excellent cleanability, and contain extra-stiff 100 percent Dupont Chinex filaments for durability — even on rough surfaces. Perfect for heavy bodied, low-VOC paints, they’re available in four styles:

  • The Sprig in a 3-inch brush
  • The Glide in a 2-inch, 2 1/2-inch and 3-inch brush
  • The Bow in a 2 1/2-inch brush
  • The Swan in a 3-inch brush

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FrogTape® Pro Grade Blue Painter’s Tape

FrogTape now offers contractors a Pro Grade Blue Painter’s Tape that marries the familiarity and cost efficiency of blue tape with the paint line performance of PaintBlock Technology and the FrogTape brand.

  • Pro grade painter’s tape for most common paint applications
  • Edge-treated with patented PaintBlock Technology for sharp paint lines
  • Recommended for use on carpet, cured painted walls, glass, metal, stone and unfinished wood
  • Removes cleanly from most surfaces for up to 14 days
  • Interior/exterior use
  • Medium adhesion
  • Only available in multi-packs

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Full Circle FlexEdge® Sanding Tool

This tool easily handles a variety of sanding challenges with everything you need to take on the corners, tight angles, outlets, bumps, and more. The all-in-one foam/rubber replacement pad has added core pressure to eliminate and prevent binding and stuttering to ensure a faster, higher quality finish.

  • Non-flip design for a flawless finish
  • Abrasive clips for holding abrasive paper and sanding screens
  • Rubber protective bumper to protect adjacent walls
  • Acme thread on pole connector to use with any threaded poles

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Trimaco Insta-Pocket®

Water-tight zipper protects phone and keeps it clean from dirty hands and paint splatters.

  • Clear plastic pocket adheres to the exterior of coveralls
  • Fits most phones with a bag size of 5.75 inches x 8.75 inches

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Surly Soap Single Bar

The Surly Soap Single Bar has an infused scrub pad that effectively removes paint, dirt, and grime from skin.

  • Formulated hand soap with infused scrub pad
  • Built-in finger rail reaches hard to get places

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This article was originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of PPC magazine. Sherwin-Williams is a one-stop source for everything you need for all your projects. Stop by your local store or visit their online paint equipment catalog to get the best tools for your jobs.