When starting your own spray foam company, it is important to have high quality equipment from reputable manufacturers. Companies like PMC and Graco have products that are quality tested and built to last. By spending more money on quality equipment now or buying new instead of used, you can save on having to replace less quality products more frequently. Oftentimes, used equipment is less costly than new because all the parts are brand new.
SprayWorks Equipment Group is proud to celebrate its VP of Sales, Dave Penta. Dave has worked alongside some of the most experienced spray foam and coatings applicators in the Polyurethane Industry. His experience includes; commercial and residential buildings, along with spray foam and coatings systems on innumerable substrates.
Dave started his career working on projects with his Grandfather, Wayland “Dave” Davidson and Uncle, Jim Davidson (Owner, SprayWorks Equipment). He has worked on some of the most historical buildings in the Akron/Canton area in addition to major projects all over the United States.
I’m proud to work alongside my nephew, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge to our customers and is just as passionate about the industry as I am.Jim Davidson, Owner, SprayWorks Equipment Group
Effective troubleshooting requires several elements that can be developed. The single most important requirement, without a doubt, is to have an understanding of the function of each component, its importance, and how it functions – and all of these steps should be learned in a basic training. Once these basic functions are understood, the rest becomes a simple matter of applying logic or “common sense”. Here are some basic issues that typically occur on common Graco and PMC machines and how to correct them.Continue reading
Spray Guns Worth Mentioning
An essential part of Polyurethane application is having the right gun. In this article, we review the top seven types of Polyurethane applications, which gun is best, and why you should consider them for your next project.
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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
Now through August 31, 2018 – trade in any proportioner and get $3,000 off a new PMC PH-2 Proportioner.
We’ll take any proportioner in any condition! The PH2 Proportioner is a hydraulic machine with 28 lbs/minute output and max psi of 2,000. It can withstand up to 410 feet of hose and is perfect for any spray foam project including; attics, crawl spaces, residential insulation, storage tanks, roofs, and more. Also available for coatings projects with the PHX2 machine. This machine is economically priced with an open frame that makes it lightweight and capable of withstanding the long term needs of high pressure projects.
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.