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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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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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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4 Ways to Save Material

Material is a costly investment in any project and can easily change your profit margin if you’re not careful. Time has been a learning experience and our experts prepared the top four ways to save material and prevent waste on the job site and in storage.

1. Balance the chemical ratio: When applying spray foam, it’s important to keep your chemical ratio accurate based on the material supplier’s specifications. Is your foam not sticking to the substrate? Is it fishy smelling? These are all signs your ratio is off, requiring a second application and wasting additional material. The fishy smell is a result of the foam being resin rich, requiring a decrease in the “A” side.

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Spray Foam Equipment Distributor Invents New Product

SprayWorks Equipment Group Releases Dual Drum Heating System

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Dual Barrel Blazer drum heater for up to 55 gallon drums.

Canton, OH – November 1, 2016 – SprayWorks Equipment Group, an Ohio-based PMC equipment distributor and manufacturer of the Barrel Blazer and Spraybot, has released a new drum heater – the Dual Barrel Blazer. Previously only available as a single drum heating unit, the Dual Barrel Blazer allows contractors to heat full size 55 gallon drums side-by-side – whether in a mobile rig or inside a building.
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Polyurethane Machinery Corporation Awards SprayWorks for Being Top Distributor

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Mike Kolibas, President of PMC, presents award to Jennifer Davidson, Director of Digital Marketing at SprayWorks.

Canton, OH September 27, 2016 –SprayWorks Equipment Group proudly accepted the award, from Polyurethane Machinery Corporation (PMC), as the top PMC distributor in 2015. SprayWorks has been a distributor for PMC polyurethane products since 2008.

SprayWorks’ team has nearly 100 years of combined experience in the spray foam and coatings industries. They chose to distribute PMC products for the last eight years because of the quality, price, ease of operation, and ease of maintenance that PMC products offers. SprayWorks has been impressed with the support provided by PMC and felt PMC’s values aligned with its own – which is why they continue to distribute PMC products.
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What Is Lean Construction & Why You Should Care

Whether by choice or the imposition of an economic downturn, those within the construction trade who have realized the benefits of implementing lean concepts are way ahead in the industry. The manufacturing industry first experienced measurable results, proving the effectiveness of applying lean principles. Global recession has been behind the spread of lean construction throughout the world.
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Come Visit Us at the ICAA Convention and Tradeshow

Insulation Contractors Association of America is taking over Denver

ICAA logoSprayWorks is heading to Denver, Colorado! From Wednesday, September 28 through Saturday, October 1, 2016 – SprayWorks is attending the ICAA Convention and Tradeshow. We will be exhibiting at booth #304 in the Denver Marriott City Center on Thursday, September 29 from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm and Friday, September 30 from 11:00 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 tradeshow only specials for some of our top equipment and parts.
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Open Cell vs. Closed Cell

How to choose the right foam for your portable spray foam equipment

When determining which type of polyurethane spray foam insulation to install, careful consideration should be placed on which type of cell is appropriate for the application. SprayWorks portable spray foam equipment is designed to accommodate both open cell and closed cell foam insulation.
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