How to Easily Adjust the Output on Your Fusion Gun

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.
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Introducing the New 20 Foot Roofing Rig

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.
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Spray Foam Insulation Machine for Sale

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.
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How to Start a Spray Foam Insulation Business?

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.
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Reduce Pocketing in Studs

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.

Proper hose care

When heating up your hose, I highly recommend unravelling the bulk of it. There are two reasons why.

One – the hose will create hot spots and could potentially get to the point where the hose would melt and burst open after an extended period of time. The second reason – as you spray material, you’ll get inconsistent heat and as your material cures, your application will become poor and inconsistent.

Spray Gun Safety

Every gun has a safety feature. You should get in the habit of turning on the safety feature whenever you stop spraying – whether it’s to talk to someone or check your depth. It’s an often overlooked step when a new applicator is learning, but can quickly cause serious injury or damage if the spray gun releases unmanaged chemical.

Check your A Filter

I make it a habit to check my A Filter before I start every morning. To me, that’s the only way I can pressurize the machine and accurately read gauges to eliminate any problems. The reason I check the A Filter in the morning is, regardless of when the gun is cleaned the previous day, the cleaner tends to leave a layer of film on the screen.

Keep Your B-Side Going

The B Side, in general, is less likely to cause contamination in the screens. As a result, B Side screens are often neglected.

One possible cause of B Side pressure loss is the collection of paint chips over time. Spray foam drums are recyclable and during the recycling process, some of the drums are repainted inside. Over time, the B component can soften the paint in the drum, causing it to flake off and collect in the Y-filter assembly – restricting flow to the machine. Making the Y-filter assembly a priority to clean can help prevent the collection of paint chips.

Check your hose temp at multiple points

When I find my equipment is spraying just right, I grab a pocket thermometer. With a variety of elements including sun and fluctuating temps outside, that’s what I use to maintain the temperature between my gun and proportioner.

I always stick a pocket thermometer at the halfway point of my hose, so if there’s 200 feet I stick it in the sleeve at 100 feet. This way, if the material sprays a little off, I just check that thermometer to ensure the hose is the same temp all the way through.