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Tag Archives: Closed-cell Spray Foam

Shrinking Foam & Dimensional Stability

How Incorrect Dimensional Stability Can Prevent SPF From Performing Correctly By Mason Knowles  One of the more common issues I run across in my consulting business is shrinking or contracting closed-cell spray foam (ccSPF).  This is where the foam shrinks from a stud creating a gap between the stud and the foam.  This gap can prevent the spray foam from ...

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New Beginnings in a Timeless Town

New SES’s Nexseal 2.0 Closed-Cell Spray Foam Featuring Honeywell’s Solstice LBA Creates A Top Of The Line, Environmentally Friendly System That Will Blow Others Away By Jourdan Porter On the coast of South Carolina, lies the effervescent historically enriched town of Charleston. In the midst of the downtown area resides the Pacific Box and Crate Development, a project in the works ...

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Keeping the Rain Out of the Jain Temple

Spray foam help protect priceless religious artifacts The Jain Center of Southern California (JCSC) was established on September 15, 1979, in Buena Park, California, by a group of Jain families living in and around the Los Angeles area. JCSC has one important mandate — to practice, promote, and teach Jainism. Jainism is an ancient religion originating in India, and it ...

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Specifying Green To Save Green

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Collaboration between Chemours, BASF, and eleV8 Design+Build leads to a Five Star house in the Lone Star State By Jen Kramer Austin, Texas is known for being a little “unconventional,” perhaps a little more cutting-edge than the rest of the state – sometimes more than the rest of the nation. The city’s unofficial slogan is “Keep Austin weird” and predictably ...

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Flip N Over Foam

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DIY Network’s home improvement television show turns to spray foam to solve insulation challenges By Alan Annis Driving a 1,400 square-foot home down the road isn’t an everyday occasion; that is unless you are part of the hit television show “Texas Flip N Move.” Unlike other real-estate flip shows, “Texas Flip N Move” features a twist. The old homes that ...

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Thinking Outside The Tank

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Constant wind, tiny isopods, a busy site, and a compressed deadline – this tank project presented multiple challenges for the unfazed foam crew. By Jen Kramer The power company knew that their 12,600-square-foot, 40-foot-tall, 70-foot-diameter, 1,000,000-gallon, service water tank was in need of exterior insulation. Although it was not yet corroded, given the elements and the location, it was just ...

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Should We Believe The Hype?

SES Foam: Should Believe the Hype?

BY REID MCCALL, BUILD-MARKETING Much has been mentioned recently about different supplier’s market success and their determination to support their contractors at an industry-leading level. Is there really a differentiation between suppliers and how they stand behind their commitment? Are they truly in the contractor’s corner and helping them win the market battle? We asked some of SES’s current customers ...

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Co-Opting

Co-Opting SprayFoam.com Spray Foam Suppliers and Contractors

How SPF suppliers can grow their brand through a strategic co-op promotional program. By Juan Sagarbarria So, you’re a high-ranked, national brand spray polyurethane foam supplier with an impressive track record and an even more impressive national/regional contractor base. You want to not only maintain your position in the industry; you want to keep promoting your brand. While there are ...

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Flood Damage-Resistance and Spray Foam Insulation

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Closed-cell spray polyurethane foam is the only Class 5 flood damage-resistant insulation, as rated by FEMA With the rash of rainfall across the Southeastern U.S. in the beginning of October, flooding has again reared its ugly head as a cause of concern for homeowners across the country. Flooding is often a concern in coastal areas, but as we saw with ...

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Fundamentals Of Open- And Closed-Cell Foam

Open-cell spray foam is intended as cavity insulation inside exterior and interior walls, and for use in attics and crawlspaces.

By Robert Naini In the world of spray foam, there are two categories of products: open-cell and closed-cell foam. Open-cell and closed-cell spray foam insulation products are regularly used on many different types of projects in commercial, residential, industrial applications, and on various substrates such as wood, metal, and concrete. OPEN-CELL SPRAY FOAM Open-cell spray foam is referred to as ...

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