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The Proper Care and Cleaning of Equipment

keeping equipment clean is important to job success

By Murphy Mahaffey, Director of International Sales, Polyurethane Machinery Corporation with contributions by Tom Rivera,  Director of Technical Services; Mike Burke,  Senior Technician Every profession has its associated tools – the carpenters have their saws, planes, and hammers; the spray foam applicators have their spray system – pumps, hoses, and guns. While the tools are different, the tasks cannot be completed ...

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Properly Selecting Spray Foam Equipment

Christian Fabrication Properly Outfitting a Spray Rig

By JUAN SAGARBARRIA Assembling the best possible spray rig constitutes an involved buying process. Even though rigs are available in pre-equipped, turnkey packages, SPF contractors can go one step further when deciding how to outfit their rigs by customizing the rig with specific components that matches their needs. To achieve this, the SPF distributor meticulously walks the contractor through the ...

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Schmidt and Dirks’ Innovative Spray Foam Equipment Streamline the Foam Trimming Process

The main objective was to create a trimmer that could but cut foam aggressively and not damage wall studs, which function as guides during the foam trimming process. To implement such a trimmer, S&D began with a chainsaw. The company retrofitted a 14” electric chainsaw, made by Makita, into a chain-driven, t-shaped rotary planer. The business end of the planer, ...

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Tennessee Chill Box’s Heat-Beating Air Conditioned Respirator System is Published in U.S. Patent Application

The Chill Box delivers up to 100 cubic feet per minute (cfm) of air. Standards established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) require airflows of only 4 cfm for respirator masks and 6 cfm for respirator hoods. “I actually hired an OSHA instructor and inspector to work on ...

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