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January 18, 2017 at 1:23 PM EST

Graco Launches Patented RAC X™ Fine Finish Low Pressure (FF LP) SwitchTips™

Features revolutionary SmartTip™ Technology for industry’s best finish at low pressure

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2017-- Graco Inc.(NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is pleased to introduce the RAC X™ FF LP SwitchTips™, the industry’s first fine-finish, low-pressure spray tips featuring breakthrough patent-pending SmartTip™ Technology to deliver the industry’s best finish at low airless spray pressure. The FF LP tips spray at up to 50 percent lower pressure than standard tips, doubling the life of the tips and allowing for less overspray, reduced prep and clean-up time, and easier spray overlap.

Graco RAC X FF LP tips with SmartTip Technology are designed to work with Graco’s exclusive SmartControl™ Pressure Management System to deliver steady pressure without fluctuations at the lowest airless spray pressure. Graco’s exclusive carbide design and internal tip geometry reduce the energy required to completely atomize paints, stains and other materials at all airless spraying pressures. The soft spray fan pattern makes it easy to apply any material to any surface for the industry’s best finish.

Mark Andersen, Graco’s Contractor Equipment Division Global Product Marketing Manager, said, “This is a significant industry first for professionals who want a low pressure airless spray tip that delivers the longest tip life, a great finish and low overspray. The Graco RAC X FF LP tips with SmartTip Technology deliver the ultimate spraying experience with superior results.”

RAC X FF LP SwitchTips with SmartTip Technology are now available in a wide range of sizes for large surface and high-production applications and can be used with lacquer, varnish, stain, enamel, oil base paints, and latex primers and paints. Graco FF LP Tips with SmartTip Technology reduce prep and cleanup to get more done in less time with ease.

To learn more about Graco RAC X FF LP SwitchTips with SmartTip Technology and Graco SmartControl Pressure Management System, visit


Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids and coatings in both industrial and commercial applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder materials. A recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing, construction and maintenance industries. For additional information about Graco Inc., please visit us at or on Twitter @GracoInc.

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Todd Safgren, 612-623-6734