Devilbiss Cobra 3c Automatic Spray Gun

Devilbiss C3 Automatic Spray Gun (photo: Finishing Brands UK Ltd.)

Part No.: CBA3C-590HV-10N

CBA3C – Cobra 3c Automatic Gun
590HV – Air Cap
10 – 1.0 mm Fluid Nozzle
N – Hardened Fluid Nozzle/Needle

Technical Specifications

Atomizing Air Inlet Pressure (max.): 12 bar [174 psi]
Control Air Inlet Pressure: 3.5-6 bar [51-87 psi]
Fluid Inlet Pressure (max.): 15 bar [218 psi]
Weight: 496 g [17.5 oz]
Operation temperature (max.): 40°C [104°F]
Material (gun body,manifold, micrometer assembly): 303 Stainless steel, 6082 Aluminium Alloy
Material (nozzle, needle): Hardened 303 Stainless steel
Material (fluid seals): Viton Extreme, Polyethylene

Fluid Nozzle / Needle

Range: 0.7-1.0 mm
0.7 mm (SP-259N-07-K / SPA-353-07-K)
0.85 mm (SP-259N-085-K / SPA-353-085-K)
1.0 mm (SP-259N-10-K / SPA-353-10-K)

Air Cap

Atomization Technique: Trans-Tech, HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure)

Air Cap No.Part No.Atomizing TechnologyMarking on Cap
590SP-100-590-KTrans-TechCOM 590


The Devilbiss Cobra 3C is an automatic low pressure air spray gun for use on automatic reciprocators, rotary and robotic painting machines. The gun features stainless steel fluid passageways, hardened fluid nozzles and needles as standard, and is suitable for water-based and solvent-based paints. The micrometer needle adjustment allows fine and accurate fluid flow control. The gun can be equipped with air caps for either Trans-Tech or HVLP atomization technology. An air cap indexing for consistent application repeatability is available as an option. The air caps 590 and 590HV are also used in the Devilbiss Cobra 2 series of spray guns.


General purpose solvent based and waterborne coating materials, spraying of plastic components such as cameras, computers and mobile phones.

Service Manual

Cobra 3c Operation Manual (Source: Manualslib)