Iwata spray guns 2017

We analyzed reviews for the most popular Iwata spray guns available on the market(read about our accurate unbiased method).

We compared them side-by-side, and scored them according to a range of factors including ease of use, ease of cleaning, even spraying and durability.

Below you will find top ranked sprayers(click on the product name to read the full review).

Top ranked Iwata spray guns How We Test
Our Ranking #1 #2 #3
Product Name
Iwata AZ3HV2-13GC
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Iwata LPH400-134LV
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Iwata LS400H Supernova
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Overall Score
100
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90

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77

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75

Editors’ Rating
User Rating
Date Reviewed Feb 11, 2015 Feb 11, 2015 Feb 11, 2015
Scores Iwata AZ3HV2-13GC Iwata LPH400-134LV Iwata LS400H Supernova
Ease of use
10
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9

10
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9

10
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8

Even spraying
10
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9

10
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8

10
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7

Ease of cleaning
10
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9

10
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7

10
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7

Durability
10
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9

10
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7

10
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8


People who tested Iwata Spray Guns tell it is smoother and a joy to spray with them. The atomization is superb and the pattern is very well balanced. Iwata painting tools are of high quality cause the Company pay attention to emphasis on manufacturing details.

An Iwata spray gun assures high control and low overspray than others so that was found that the Supernova model looks like no other spray gun “out there” as its functional features are on par with the SATA.

One of most used guns is Iwata Lph 400 and Supernova one, both considered great. Supernova The gun combines our superior atomization control with production speed and ergonomics. There are two versions of the SUPERNOVA, the LS400 for clear coat and the LS400 for basecoat. All SUPERNOVA guns are equipped with stainless fluid passages ideal for any type of material, solvent or waterborne.

Most common problems

Even if they’re great guns someone complains about the fact that they’re tricky to learn and set up. One wrong setting and it can leave a bad finish. But when tuned in they are great.

About different kind of varnish people say they had problems with colors but that Iwata is perfect for final clear spraying. Maybe if you’re a beginner you could have problems to spray the base coat without streaking. Professionals of the sector suggest that for clear it’s better to spray around 20psi and you need to spray close 4 inches and move fast.

About the company

Near to Sata standars is ANEST IWATA USA, Inc. is the North American subsidiary of ANEST IWATA Corporation in Japan, which is a leading manufacturer specializing in painting equipment, turnkey coating systems, air compressors and high-end dry vacuum pumps.

The company has been manufacturing air compressors and quality spray equipment since 1926 and has achieved great success capturing more than sixty percent of the high-quality industrial spraying equipment market in Asia, and in certain Asian countries owns over eighty percent.

Iwata Company, lately has been making inroads in the automotive refinishing market with new, fullsize spray guns. Many pro painters use them for spraying clearcoats, including Maisano’s shop, whose guys like the LPH400 for clearcoats. Iwata West Coast reps John Pentecost and Craig Flagtwet brought out a new LPH400 and their brand-new LS400 Supernova.

This brand produces Spray Guns Manual, Spray Guns Automatic ,Airbrushes, Cups and Containers, Painting Equipment and every kind of accessories.

Iwata has a spray gun for your every need . It’s ideally suited for spraying gesso, varnishing paintings, murals, backgrounds, custom automotive painting, rendering signs or whatever broad surfaces need to be covered. These guns spray high-viscosity paints – including metallic- with ease. Each product line is engineered to fit your specific application process and backed by over 75 years of experience.