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Dave Penta Celebrates 35 Years in Polyurethanes

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SprayWorks Equipment Group is proud to celebrate its VP of Sales, Dave Penta. Dave has worked alongside some of the most experienced spray foam and coatings applicators in the Polyurethane Industry. His experience includes; commercial and residential buildings, along with spray foam and coatings systems on innumerable substrates.

Dave started his career working on projects with his Grandfather, Wayland “Dave” Davidson and Uncle, Jim Davidson (Owner, SprayWorks Equipment). He has worked on some of the most historical buildings in the Akron/Canton area in addition to major projects all over the United States.

I’m proud to work alongside my nephew, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge to our customers and is just as passionate about the industry as I am.

Jim Davidson, Owner, SprayWorks Equipment Group

SprayWorks Now Offers Full Service for Graco and PMC

Now servicing a full line of pump, proportioners, sprayers, paint machines & more

SprayWorks Equipment Group is expanding their service and support offerings. Previously, SprayWorks offered phone support and repairs for Graco and PMC; reactors, pumps, sprayers, and hoses – as well as IPM pumps and Gusmer proportioners. SprayWorks now expands their phone support and repairs to include; Graco and Titan paint sprayers with a fast turnaround.

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Air Force Veteran, Jeremy Davidson, Joins SprayWorks

Celebrating Veterans Day by Highlighting Our Nation’s Heroes

United States Air Force Veteran, Jeremy DavidsonSprayWorks Equipment Group is proud to announce, Jeremy Davidson as the new Head of Production. Jeremy holds a multi-faceted role, working with the rig build team and handling the manufacturing of SprayWorks patented equipment. Additionally, he is leading efforts to integrate technology and software into daily functions to help enhance efficiency and speed.

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Minimize Wear on Parts when Cleaning your Spray Gun

Although small, parts to your equipment can add up in cost. Some part costs are nominal, where some that do not require as frequent replacement, tend to be a little more expensive.

Torching, picking, sanding, and wire brushing off the gun and related parts often does more damage than good. At best, it cleans the parts but accelerates service wear by abrasive cleaning. Below are suggestions when performing regular rebuilds and cleaning your spray gun.

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Common Questions When Considering New Spray Foam Material

A common question we get at SprayWorks is “which spray foam material manufacturer is the best?” The answer to this is less about the manufacturer and more about applying the correct ratio of materials, ensuring good heat, and proper pressure. The real question that needs to be asked is, “what’s required to process the foam correctly?” When purchasing a new spray foam insulation there are several things you should consider, but it starts with knowing the manufacturer’s recommendations. After all, new material can impact your spray pattern, selection of gun tip and rate of application. Understanding these things upfront can save you a lot of time and trouble.

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How Much Spray Foam Per Minute are you Spraying?

Pounds per minute of spray foam can be determined by 4 factors.

  1. What spray foam machine you are using vs the output it is designed to perform?
  2. What pressure is the spray foam being sprayed?
  3. What spray tip or mixing chamber is being used to spray the spray foam?
  4. How much spray foam can the spray foam mechanic consistently control given the spray foam application?
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