Why Closed Cell Spray Foam is the Best Option for Commercial Roofing

It’s no surprise that roofs get beat up the most, compared to any other part of a building. Structurally, if the roof is not built with a strong application, the result can be disastrous. Spray Foam is a viable alternative to many roofing applications. Having been around for nearly 60 years, spray foam roofing applications have improved over time and displayed their longevity. Here, we discuss some of the benefits of using Closed Cell Foam for roofing applications.
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Part 1: Check-listing to Save the Job and your Sanity

15 Most Important Steps on your Job-site

How many times has the crew shown up for work, got into the vehicle, turned the key on and drove off to the job with your spray foam rig? Every day, right? What about the times you received that dreaded phone call, “the machine or equipment is not working, it was working yesterday” or “we need more parts and can’t work today.” Sound familiar? Implementing some standard procedures and guide lines will help minimize down time and help transform your crew into a professional spray foam production team.
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Air Barrier Association Conference & Trade Show

Visit our booth #37 from April 18-20, 2017 in Reston, VA

SprayWorks is heading to Reston, VA! From Tuesday, April 18 through Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – SprayWorks is attending the Air Barrier Association of America Convention and Trade Show. We will be exhibiting at booth #37 in the Hyatt Regency Reston on Tuesday, April 18 from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm and Wednesday, April 19 from 7:30 am until 3:00 pm. Our exhibit booth will feature some of the PMC equipment we offer, along with some featured SprayWorks equipment. Tradeshow attendees will have access to trade show only specials for some of our top equipment and parts.
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Polyurethane Professional Celebrates 50 Years

Jim Davidson Celebrates 50 Years in the Spray Foam and Coatings Industries

Canton, OH – March 7, 2017 – SprayWorks Equipment Group’s Owner and Inventor, Jim Davidson, celebrates 50 years in the polyurethane industry. With a career beginning at the age of 12, while working for his father’s polyurethane equipment company (a Gusmer distributor), Jim has created a diverse background in spray foam and coatings application including; roofs, bridges, roads, parking decks, building envelopes, and more. He continues to work hard to give back to the industry with education and experience through his nine-year-old polyurethane equipment company, SprayWorks Equipment Group.
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7 FAQs About Closed Cell Insulation

Considering using closed cell spray foam insulation in your next project? Read these common questions to learn more before you begin.

1. What is Closed Cell Insulation?

Closed cell is a type of spray foam insulation that is denser and more compact in structure than open cell insulation. When the insulation is applied, gas from the blowing agent is trapped in bubbles that form during the curing stage, creating the “closed cell” structure. This helps the insulation to resist liquid and retard vapor.
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Benefits of Spray-On Rigid Foam Insulation

Spray-on rigid foam insulation is a type of polyurethane that stops the transfer of air between different areas, and is used both residentially and commercially. Because it no longer uses urea formaldehyde or CFCs as a blowing agent, modern spray-foam insulation is environmentally friendly, and is being used more rapidly as an alternative to traditional insulation. One application by a spray foam professional is all it takes to insulate a project, and there are multiple advantages delivered in a short time. If you’re starting a new project and trying to decide which type of insulation is best, you should make an informed comparison. Consider the following benefits of spray-on rigid foam insulation when determining what to use in your next building project.
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What is the R-Value of Spray Foam Insulation?

Insulation is a vital part of any building, as its primary purpose is to reduce noise from the outside and maintain a consistent temperature in the building’s environment. Contractors have a variety of options to choose from when determining which type of insulation is best for their project. Spray foam insulation is one of these choices, and is rapidly becoming more popular in both commercial and residential construction projects.

While spray foam insulation has a variety of benefits when used correctly in any project, one of the biggest is the high R-value of this type of insulation.
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