Remove Tip Dry: Approved Method - Airbrush Guru

Remove Tip Dry: Approved Method

As you spray paint builds up on the needle’s tip.  This is the ‘approved method’ to clean paint off.

  1. Dip a cotton swab into the appropriate cleaning solution.Dip Swab into cleaning solution
  2. Gently insert the cotton swab into the front of the airbrush.Clean between the needle tip and nozzle cap
  3. Aim between the needle point and the needle cap.Aim here visual explanation
  4. Spin the cotton swab around in your fingers and around the needle.
  5. Repeat as often as necessary until a cotton swab comes back clean.
    Repeat until clean
  6. Finally spray a little air to remove any residual cleaning solution

Tip: If you remove the needle cap you can simply twist a cotton swab perpendicular to the needle.

Visual explanation of cleaning perpendicular to the needle

Maybe you’d like to read the easier ‘unapproved’ method many people like using.