The best spray guns in the world: SATAjet 5000 vs. Devilbiss GTi-PRO LITE vs. Sagola 4500

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SATAjet 5000 B, Devilbiss GTi-PRO LITE and Sagola 4500 Xtreme in comparison

Whether used for base coat or clear coat, the SATAjet 5000 B, Devilbiss GTi-PRO LITE and Sagola 4500 Extreme are the leading and most popular spray guns for automotive refinishing. With this article we would like to provide an overview and information for these guns. It is NOT intended to elect or award the “Best Spray Gun for Automotive Refinishing”, but to provide technical information for comparison.

Models:

Sata: SATAjet 5000 B RP/HVLP
Sagola: Sagola 4500 Xtreme
Devilbiss: GTi-PRO LITE

Atomization Technique:

SataHVLPRP
SagolaHVLP, EPA
DevilbissHVLP, HIGH EFFICIENCY

Nozzle Sizes (available):

Sata:
HVLP: 1.0, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.9, 2.2mm
RP: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 2.0, 2.5mm
Sagola:
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6mm
Devilbiss:
1.2, 1.3, 1.4mm

Air Caps (Consumption @ 2bar):

Sata:
RP (290 lpm)
HVLP (430 lpm)
Sagola:
LXT 01 (255 lpm)
LXT AQUA (280 lpm)
LXT HVLP (400 lpm)
LXT CLEAR (330 lpm)
Devilbiss:
HV30 (465 lpm)
TE10 (275 lpm)
TE20 (350 lpm)

Body Material:

Sata: drop-forged aluminum, chromed
Sagola: forged aluminum, anodized
Devilbissforged aluminum, anodized

Cup Capacity:

Sata: 600ml
Sagola: 650ml
Devilbiss500ml

Weight (with cup)

Sata: 528g
Sagola: 695g
Devilbiss: 629g

Air Pressure Gauge Precision:

Sata: ± 0.10 bar (digital)
Sagola: ± 0.2bar (digital)
Devilbiss: ±0.1% (digital, “separate device” DGI-501)

Misc.:

Sata:

  • Designed in cooperation with Porsche Design Studio
  • Gun handle of digital version is identical in size to standard model
  • Body surface is pearlchrome coated for easy cleaning
  • Optimized round/flat spray control, i.e. switch over from round to flat can be realized with ½ turn.
  • Air cap quick change system, removal of air cap with one turn only
  • Service Manual (pdf download, source: Sata)
  • Video:  SATAjet 5000 S14 Drift Car, Clear Coat Panels
  • WEB: www.sata.de

Sagola:

Devilbiss:

Where to buy?
(external links)

(Exclusion of liability: technical data may change, we are not responsible for the completeness or correctness of the provided data)



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