How to Store Your Spray Foam Rig

Flushing Out the System

One of the most common reasons rigs come in for repairs is lack of hose recirculation of material or not flushing the material lines, causing a buildup of iso crystals; ultimately damaging hose lines and potentially other equipment. In order to prevent buildup when your rig is shut down for an extended amount of time, recirculating or flushing out the system is imperative. Here, our tech experts share the items needed and steps involved in flushing the material hose connected to your proportioner.  Continue reading

2021 Guide to Expanding your Business with your Spray Foam Equipment

If you own a spray foam business, you have likely invested in a rig. This gives you a central location for easily transporting all of your service equipment regardless of what your customer’s needs might be. However, it is just as likely that in your business operations you have encountered customers who need other services performed, ones you simply cannot help out with as you are missing the needed equipment which could be supplemented to your rig’s collective. If you just had a few more pieces of equipment, you could potentially offer multiple other commonly requested residential services, supplementing your business model’s array of services.  Continue reading

Guide for Selecting Roof Coating Spray Equipment

With roofing in high demand, it is essential to address any particular roofing issues to provide customers with the long-lasting protection they require for their substantial investment. A common question asked in the commercial roofing realm is: what is the best type of roof coating to use? The answer varies based on the factors being considered. 

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The Benefits of Using a Barrel Blanket and Insulating Jacket

If you store a spray foam product, it must be maintained at specific temperatures to maintain its optimal state (or be usable at all). As a result, you’ve likely looked into methods of temperature regulation. Chemicals stored during fluctuating ambient temperatures can experience adverse property transformations not ideal for their uses. While the temperature may not feel cold to people, for particular products, dramatic exposure to changes in environmental temperatures are slow to change even one degree of temperature inside the stored containers.Continue reading

Changing Hydraulic Oil in your Spray Foam Machine

What you need to know before changing hydraulic oil is when operating in ambient temperature recommendations of 0 to 90°F (-17 to 32°C) frequency is about 1000 hours or 12 months, whichever comes first and/or in  90°F and above (32°C and above) 500 hours or 6 months, whichever comes first.

Recommended Oils: 

Citgo A/W ISO Grade 46 Amsoil AWI ISO Grade 46 (synthetic*) BP Oil International Energol® HLP-HM, ISO Grade 46 Carl Bechem GmbH Staroil HVI 46 Castrol Hyspin AWS 46 Chevron Rykon® AW, ISO 46 Exxon Humble Hydraulic H, ISO Grade 46 Mobil Mobil DTE 25, ISO Grade 46 Shell Shell Tellus, ISO Grade 46 Texaco Texaco AW Hydraulic, ISO Grade 46 *

NOTE: After changing hydraulic oil and upon starting motor, hydraulic pumps may make a screeching noise until primed. If this noise continues for more than 30 seconds, switch off motor control and contact your machine manufacturer.

What type of foam insulation spray equipment should I get?

When operating or are initiating a foam insulation business, you are aware of the practical, versatile, and lucrative nature of the insulation market. However, as with most booming industries, there are a variety of uses for spray foam insulation spanning a range of applications. In an increasingly ‘green’ initiative-minded world, insulation helps lower energy consumption and assists in keeping often unfriendly weather outside where it belongs. 

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SprayWorks Teams Up with Graco to Offer Equipment, Rigs, and Parts

Now Offering Graco Products

SprayWorks Equipment Group is proud to announce its recent partnership with Graco Inc. Now a distributor for Graco pumps, mixers, guns, parts and Gusmer Reactors – customers have a complete line of products to choose from. The partnership was formed in order to fulfill customer needs and offer lower cost rigs with some of the highest quality equipment in the industry.
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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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