• Prevent Contamination in Your SPF Equipment

    • By Ken Anderson
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    Spray foam professionals, are you inadvertently contaminating your materials without realizing it? In the world of spray foam insulation, vigilance is key to ensuring consistent and reliable results. One often overlooked aspect is the potential leakage of seals or check balls in your transfer pump, leading to contamination issues that may go unnoticed until it’s too late. read more

  • Building Breathable Safety

    • By Brought to you by Bullard
    • Added on Nov 30, 2023

    Health and safety must be a priority in the spray foam applicators workplace. As with many aspects of the construction industry, there are risks and hazards on building sites, so risk assessments and safety precautions are vital to help keep workers safe. Companies should view health and safety at the core of their training and processes, with spray foam contractors having training and safe work practices put into action to prevent exposure before, during, and after an installation. read more

  • It’s Electric

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jul 30, 2023

    Construction work requires electrical power for numerous reasons, and oftentimes, sites have to use temporary wiring as a solution. Therefore, it’s imperative that building managers follow the rules set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). read more

  • The Mask Task

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Nov 30, 2022

    Ask any experienced spray foam applicator about respiratory safety and they will preach that having the correct protection is vital to help guard against hazards such as isocyanates. The Spray Foam Magazine Team (SFMT) spoke with Precision Foam, LLC based in Midland, Texas to ask them why they believed switching from a cartridge full mask to a supplied air respiratory system was not only crucial for safety but made great business sense too. read more

  • NFPA 286 and UL 1715: What’s The Difference?

    • By Staff
    • Added on Oct 09, 2019

    Many blur the line between NFPA 286 and UL 1715 room corner tests for thermal and ignition barriers fire protection over spray foam. International Fireproof Technology, Inc. (IFTI) helps us break down the differences. read more