Placing a bid is a slippery slope; bid too high and you price yourself out of reach, bid too low and leave yourself vulnerable in the event of a mishap which all too often leads to cutting corners, delays and having to go back to the client asking for more money. While word of mouth is such an effective tool in residential work, accuracy is as critical to longevity as the profits that sustain your business.Continue reading
The Graco T3 Transfer Pump is the newest Transfer Pump from Graco, Inc. This quiet 3:1 pump can accommodate low ceiling heights at only 50.3″ and low weight at only 22 lbs.Continue reading
How to Set Up and Operate your Barrel Blazer 55 Gallon Drum Heater
In this YouTube video tutorial, our latest Fix-It Friday shows you how to set up and operate your Barrel Blazer drum heater. Barrel Blazers are an ideal solution for a 55 gallon drum heater.Continue reading
Two component spray foam systems, for sprayed in place or spray on polyurethane foam insulation blends, are primarily packaged in steel 55 gallon barrels and distributed by their weight in volume as a paired set. A Paired Set is two barrels consisting of one “A” side (Activator/Isocyanate) and one “R” side (Resin/Polyol) ranging in a combined liquid weight from 970 lbs. to 1050 lbs. It should be noted that in many instances the components are referred to as “A” and “B”, respectively. In general the spray foam systems are produced having at minimum six months shelf-life within the original unopened barrel. Stored between 60 and 75 degree F (15 – 24C), do not require additives, B sides may require mixing and/or continual agitation.Continue reading
In this episode of Fix-It Friday! – the Coupling Block is explained with tips on how to hook up your coupling block to your PMC hose.
PMC’s Universal Coupling Block is designed for the AP1, AP2, AP3, APEX, and PX7 spray guns – as well as the GX7 spray gun. When taken out of the box, your Coupling Block will include plugs and fittings. The larger of the two fittings is intended to connect with the Resin side of your hose. The smaller of the two fittings is intended to connect with the Iso side of your hose.
In this episode of Fix-It Friday! – we discuss how to rebuild the Manual Valve on your Coupling Block. PMC’s Coupling Block features rebuildable valves, which allow you to better maintenance your block.
In this episode of Fix-It Friday! We teach you how to instal a Temperature Sensing Unit (TSU) on your PMC Heated Hose. An insulated jacket is included with your TSU compatible hose – you’ll want to ensure it is over the hose and in place before installing the TSU, as you cannot add it after the TSU is in place.
In this episode of Fix-It Friday! We help you understand Polyurethane hoses and their different uses – including; heated hoses, whip hoses, scuff jacketing, and temperature sensing units (TSU).Continue reading
You have your spray gun, now what? Different jobs require different mixing chambers and variable pressure from your machine. Your gun requires care and maintenance in order to extend the life of the gun. Here, we discuss the top six gun enhancements you should have on-hand in order to enhance and extend the life of your spray gun.
In this Fix-It Friday video, we review multiple types of Y-Filters and the respective screens. PMC, Graco, and Gusmer proportioners and reactors can be challenging to understand for a beginner. Even for the experienced applicator, maintenance and repairs can be overwhelming.