SprayWorks Equipment Group has released a new rig website, www.WeBuildRigs.com. The new website features a full line of custom and turn key spray foam rigs and polyurea coatings rigs, specially designed for a variety of uses; residential spray foam, commercial roofing, roads, bridges, waterproofing, parking decks, and more.Continue reading
How spray foam insulation prevents energy loss
There are many factors which determine how much energy a modern building is required to operate efficiently. In this article, we explore where energy loss is happening. We also explore how to prevent energy loss with spray foam by using foam insulation spray equipment.Continue reading
Two Winners Chosen for The James Davidson Innovative Student Scholarship
SprayWorks is proud to announce they have selected two winners for the second annual James Davidson Innovative Student Scholarship. This year’s pool of candidates was extremely driven and passionate about their chosen field of study. The scholarship was intended for just one winner, however it was impossible to select just one recipient this year.Continue reading
Although small, parts to your equipment can add up in cost. Some part costs are nominal, where some that do not require as frequent replacement, tend to be a little more expensive.
Torching, picking, sanding, and wire brushing off the gun and related parts often does more damage than good. At best, it cleans the parts but accelerates service wear by abrasive cleaning. Below are suggestions when performing regular rebuilds and cleaning your spray gun.Continue reading
Benefits of a Properly Trained Team
The use of properly trained and competent applicators can significantly reduce downtime and maintenance/material costs on a job. Reductions such as these have been reported to us by contractors whose applicators have attended the SprayWorks applicator training programs. Even though their applicators attending the foam school were “non-productive” for a few days, these contractors felt the lost time was more than recovered through the increased efficiencies developed in the training program.Continue reading
Inspect your Rig
Review your final quote and make sure everything you ordered is included. Don’t be afraid to ask questions to fully understand your rig. You should never leave with your rig confused or not ready to use it.
Inspect the interior of the rig to ensure you understand where everything is located. Each rig is built slightly different with parts and equipment in different locations. Before you walk out the door, ask your sale rep to take you through the rig and show you where everything is located. Even if you’ve had proper training, it’s still a good idea to become familiar with your rig.Continue reading
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
A Spray Foam Rig is a large investment, likely the biggest investment you will make for your spray foam business. Finding the right spray foam rigs for sale that fulfill your insulating business needs can be a daunting task. There are a number of choices to make, when building your rig. Here, we make this step a bit easier by narrowing down the most important aspects of a spray foam insulation rig.Continue reading
Preventing pocketing is an important step in properly applying spray foam. Study the material manufacturer’s manual and take the proper steps to prepare your area before spraying foam. If the proper steps are taken for preparation, you will save time from preventing issues from occurring.
For the best application, first reference the material manufacturer’s manual. Do not exceed the total thickness acceptable in a single pass and allow the material to cure in between passes (typically about 10-15 minutes). Follow these steps to eliminate pocketing on your project.Continue reading
Historically, concrete lifting has been its own niche area – until recent years, when expanding foam for concrete leveling has become available. Here, we explore the various options of concrete lifting equipment as it relates to spray foam.Continue reading