Fix-It Friday! Attaching a PMC Coupling Block to your Hose

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.
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Fix-It Friday! Understanding Hoses and their Different Uses

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).

Pressure Ratings

Not all hoses are created equal when it comes to pressure ratings. Different projects require different pressure capacities.

Spray Foam typically requires 2,000 psi low pressure hoses, unless you are spraying a roof.

Coatings always requires 3,500 psi high pressure hoses.

Whip Hoses are always 3,500 psi and work great for either high pressure or low pressure systems.

The Anatomy of PMC Hoses

All PMC hoses come standard with an A side and B side with an air supply line, along with a heating element – all of which are insulated. In the case of a hose equipped for TSU, you will also see a purple communication line. All hoses come with the electric bullet connectors with the black line being the voltage line and where heat is drawn from the hose. The lines come capped and are made as a female and male entry point so as not to cross lines. ISO side or “A” side is marked red, while Resin side or “B” side is marked blue.

Heating

All hoses are designed to heat, for exception of the 30″ non-heated whip hoses.

Scuff Jackets

All hoses have the ability to add scuff jackets. Only the PMC whip hoses come standard with the scuff jacket included. Scuff Jackets are a necessity in protecting your hoses from snagging on nails and getting easily damaged by any debris or elements.

Products in this video:

Scuff Jacket

Heated Hose

Whip Hose

6 Ways to Enhance your Spray Gun

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.
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Servicing Pump Lube Assembly with DOP

In this video, we break down the components of the Pump Lube Assembly for PMC, Gusmer, and Graco machines. The Pump Lube Assembly, or Lube Reservoir, is responsible for preventing moisture from coming in contact the packings. At times, the DOP may become discolored or contain a milky white consistency.
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Finding a Spray Foam Insulation Business for Sale

The spray foam insulation business is a great investment opportunity for contractors and those looking to start a lucrative venture in a flourishing industry. Spray foam insulation outperforms other types of insulation in longevity, R-value, and sealing ability, and is more environmentally-friendly than traditional insulation. One of the best ways to get started is to search for a spray foam insulation business for sale. First, you’ll want to consider your market and determine the type of equipment you’ll need to complete the jobs you’ll want to do. When you start a spray foam business, you need to know the type of projects you’ll do, find the appropriate equipment and consider the material needs for the equipment you use.
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