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.
Avoid unnecessary down time by performing maintenance checks before you start your day. It is easier to perform these checks while the system is cool and pressure free. Taking this step saves you downtime later if something was wrong.
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.
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.
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.
Often overlooked when owning and operating spray foam equipment, is the electrical system. When transporting to and from projects, the spray equipment takes its share of bumps and vibrations that can loosen electrical connections. I recommended rechecking all of the electrical connections at least once every three months. Weak connections can prematurely short circuit or shorten the life of the electrical components.