Daily hose maintenance is important to prevent your hoses form getting unnecessary damage and ensuring your hose and equipment last longer.Continue reading
What you need to know before changing hydraulic oil is when operating in ambient temperature recommendations of 0 to 90°F (-17 to 32°C) frequency is about 1000 hours or 12 months, whichever comes first and/or in 90°F and above (32°C and above) 500 hours or 6 months, whichever comes first.
Citgo A/W ISO Grade 46 Amsoil AWI ISO Grade 46 (synthetic*) BP Oil International Energol® HLP-HM, ISO Grade 46 Carl Bechem GmbH Staroil HVI 46 Castrol Hyspin AWS 46 Chevron Rykon® AW, ISO 46 Exxon Humble Hydraulic H, ISO Grade 46 Mobil Mobil DTE 25, ISO Grade 46 Shell Shell Tellus, ISO Grade 46 Texaco Texaco AW Hydraulic, ISO Grade 46 *
NOTE: After changing hydraulic oil and upon starting motor, hydraulic pumps may make a screeching noise until primed. If this noise continues for more than 30 seconds, switch off motor control and contact your machine manufacturer.
Fluids subjected to heat in confined spaces, including hoses, can create a rapid rise in pressure due to the thermal expansion. Over-pressurization can result in equipment rupture and serious injury.
As a general rule, the shaft area of your Graco T3 Pump should be checked, cleaned and lubricated every three to six months. When you get a new T3 Pump and during these checks, run about 20 gallons of material. Afterwards, tighten the packing nut by hand and then use the included spanner wrench to tighten an additional 1/8 to 1/4 turn.
Did you know your Air Compressor requires maintenance? Yes it does! There are a few simple steps you can take to elongate the life of your Air Compressor and keep it running smoothly.
Take your Machine from Zero to Full Flow
The AP Fusion Variable Flow Cap is designed to allow you to change the output of your Graco Fusion AP gun without having to change the mix chamber. The AP Fusion Adjustable Flow Cap Kit is the newest addition to the Graco Fusion AP spray gun. Preventing the applicator from having to purchase and replace multiple chamber sizes in order to achieve variable flow patterns, this gun make material flow a breeze.
Low-Cost Roofing Rig for Spray Foam and Polyurea
SprayWorks Equipment Group is proud to announce our new 20 foot Roofing Rig. This low-cost rig is a solution for large-scale projects requiring high-output plural component machines without a high-cost rig. At 20 feet, it becomes easy to transport to your job site. Many commercially designed rigs are longer and require heavier tongue weight.
The benefits of spray foam insulation, such as it’s durability and energy savings, make it an attractive option for homeowners and contractors. Getting the job done right depends on the appropriate equipment, as there’s more behind the process than a simple spray gun. When searching for a spray foam insulation machine for sale, it’s important to recognize the different types of equipment and their respective uses.
So, you’ve come to recognize the versatility and popularity of spray polyurethane foam and have decided to capitalize on the growing trend by creating a spray foam business start-up? Since spray foam has a variety of uses and fits across a wide range of industries, it may seem overwhelming when deciding where to begin. Construction and renovation are one of the most common markets for spray foam, as it is gaining traction in both new buildings and retrofitting.
There are different ways to spray Open Cell foam to eliminate pocketing when spraying studs. Depending on the manufacturer you are using, they will recommend vertical or horizontal spray techniques – because of the chemical compound and how it settles in. For example; Rhino Linings recommends spraying horizontally with their Thermal Guard Open Cell. In doing so, I can improve my overall spray quality and deliver a better end-product.