The Polyurea Popularity.

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The Polyurea Popularity Compared to other protective coatings, Polyurea has become the most requested products in the coatings industry. Polyurea is a two-component high performance polymer coating. Polyurea is rapid curing from liquid to plastic coating that is flexible, waterproof and able to resist chemical submersion. The types of polyurea are slow aliphatic pure polyurea, fast aromatic pure polyurea and …

What Makes Spray Foam Insulation ?

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What Makes Spray Foam Insulation? Spray Foam Insulation (SPF) is made by combining an isocyanate ( A side ) and a resin (b side) at a 1:1 ratio. Isocyanates in polyurethane is typically made up of methylene diphenyl disoycynate (MDI) and polymeric methylene diphenyl disocynate (PMDI). Resins in polyurethane are usually made up of polyols and catalysts.   Different foams may …

Spray Foam Systems introduces Their New Nitrosys Line

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Low Pressure System. High Pressure Foam. The Nitrosys brand that is known for its auto-calibration and preheaters, has introduced its new Nitrosys Plus, Nitrosys Geo and Nitrosys Refill to their line. Spray Foam Systems’ latest ground breaking innovation, the patent pending Nitrosys Plus, utilizes a unique system capable of processing traditional high pressure spray polyurethane foam formulations at low pressures …

The Graco Fusion Spray Gun Preference.

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The Graco Fusion Spray Gun Preference In the spray foam and coatings industry the Graco Fusion Guns are the top most requested plural component spray guns. So what is it about this gun that keeps it at the top of the list for most applicators as the top preferred spray gun? Graco Fusion Plural Component Spray Guns are designed to …

Tips to Winterize Your Spray Foam Rig

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Cold temperatures can often result in problems in the spray foam industry such as longer startup times, lower yielding foam, adhesion problems, and many more. The following tips will help you make sure proper foam is being applied and your equipment is ready for the lower temperatures.   Keep in mind that most chemical manufacturers recommend you store your chemical …

What is Spray Foam Roofing?

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What is Spray Foam Roofing? Spray Foam roofing is a two-component spray applied polyurethane roofing foam that provides insulation, waterproofing and roofing stability. Polyurethane foam roofing has the highest R-value of any commonly used roof insulation.  Total payback of your new roof usually occurs in less than ten years through savings in heating and cooling costs.  Since your new roof …

What is Polyurea?

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What is Polyurea? Polyurea is a two-component high performance polymer coating. Polyurea is rapid curing from liquid to plastic coating that is flexible, waterproof and able to resist chemical submersion. When using a spray applied polyurea, sometimes the polyurea may be applied directly to the substrate and in other cases may require a primer. Top Coats may be required or …

What is Concrete Lifting?

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What is Concrete Lifting? Concrete lifting uses a high density Concrete Polyurethane Foam used to level and lift concrete slabs, fix and seal leaks,  fill voids and stabilize slabs /joints. The process begins by drilling a small hole into the concrete and placing an injection port to fill the hole. The polyurethane foam is then injected into the hole expanding …

What is Spray Foam Insulation?

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What is Spray Foam Insulation? Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is a spray applied plastic that provides insulation while providing an air and moisture barrier for roofs, attics, crawlspaces, walls and basements. Spray Foam is a two-component foam that includes an “A” side of isocyanate and a “B” side of Resin and when combined creates a chemical reaction to make foam. …

Maintaining Your Spray Rig for Optimal Performance

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Maintaining Your Spray Rig for Optimal Performance Most spray foam contractors can agree that due to the nature of their business, that regular maintenance on their spray rig is often neglected. Long work days and demanding schedules can leave contractors having little to no time to preform regular and preventative maintenance on their equipment. This blog series introduces you to …