An open face (OF) booth - as the name implies - is not fully enclosed (3-sided enclosure). Most notable, is that an open face booth pulls from the ambient or surrounding air. Thus, consideration must be given to air quality of the environment / shop where it is deployed. Subsequently, OF booths are most often used in industrial settings for grinding or sanding but it can also be used for coating applications. Merchant 1 Manufacturing OF paint booths are constructed with the same materials and to the same standards as our paint booths.