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  • All Eyes on PFAS Legislations

    • By Rick Duncan
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    The Minnesota legislature has recently introduced several bills to regulate the use of PFAS, and several other states are likely close behind. The regulation proposed in Minnesota is very similar to PFAS regulation already enacted into law in Maine. read more

  • Harnessing Comfort & Efficiency

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    When there is a strict deadline, there’s no time for horseplay! Located in Louisville, KY, the Churchill Downs Racetrack (CDRT), is one of most well-known horse racetracks in the world. Famous for hosting The Kentucky Derby, the annual horse racing event held in the United States since 1875, this grand track is situated on a striking 175 acres. read more

  • Fish Out of Water

    • By William Bales
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Originally from outside Baltimore, Maryland, Travis Skinner lives on Lummi Island situated in the San Juan Island chain north of Seattle. He’s a skilled woodworker, metalsmith, and sculptor who used a combination of his skills and talents along with his friend, colleague and fellow metalsmith Travis Conn to build the “Anglerfish.” read more

  • Don’t Forget About Your Drums

    • By Justin Strombeck
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    As spring arrives and the temperature starts to rise, many contractors pay less attention to their drum processing temperatures. When you look at the tech data sheets from the chemical manufacturers, the processing temperatures are the only numbers that do not have the precursor of “recommended or suggested.” read more

  • From Application to Performance

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Open-cell spray foam insulation was first introduced in the late 1970s, but it wasn't until the 1990s that it gained widespread popularity in the construction industry. Today, it has revolutionized the insulation category by providing a more efficient alternative to traditional materials such as fiberglass and cellulose, and its widespread use has helped to reduce energy consumption, improve indoor air quality, and create more comfortable and sustainable buildings. read more

  • Spray Guns Galore!

    • By Dudley J. Primeaux II, PCS, CCI
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Picking up from the last article in Spray Foam Magazine, there is always some “Method to One’s Madness” if you will. Usually after discussing in general all the parts to a set-up, one would logically start from the beginning of the process. However, for this article, we will start with the end of the process. Why you might ask? Well, that’s simple. Based upon a recent posting on a prominent social media site, it is appropriate that we start with the spray guns for this segment. read more

  • If You Build It, They Will Come

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    MCC is one of North America’s leading polyurea and spray foam distributors, specializing in nationally known products, knowledgeable service, high-quality equipment sales, and customized, turn-key rigs for professional contractors. read more

  • Staying Afloat

    • By William Bales
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Newfoundland and Labrador combine to form Canada’s easternmost province and the furthest eastern point in North America. It is a province of two distinct bodies of land: Labrador, the mainland and Newfoundland, an island dotted with numerous lakes–large and small. The two areas are separated by a channel of water known as the Strait of Belle. The province is also home to over seven thousand small islands. In Newfoundland Labrador you’re never far from the sea or freshwater. read more

  • Spray Foam Magazine’s Summer 2023 Issue is LIVE!

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    Get ready to be amazed as Spray Foam Magazine heats up the summer with its 2023 Summer Issue, showcasing the incredible impact of spray foam in jaw-dropping projects. This scintillating edition features captivating stories that will leave you in awe. read more

  • Mastering the Art of Spray Foam

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    There are numerous options available for individuals seeking to further their knowledge and develop new skills in the spray foam industry. Hands-on training can provide a more immersive and effective learning experience than other methods, particularly for learners who benefit from learning by doing. The benefits are numerous. Here we will take a look at some of the spray foam insulation application training available. read more

  • The Rig

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Team
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    One of the many great things about the spray foam industry is some of the great people it attracts. Not only do these standout characters bring light and entertainment to what can be a tough business, they bring creativity too. The Spray Foam Magazine team (SFMT) wanted to see how this ingenuity was incorporated into the rigs. Therefore, we decided to hold a competition to feature one contractor’s winning rig design on Spray Foam Magazine’s Summer Issue 2023 cover. read more

  • Bridging the Gap

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Jun 01, 2023

    The Port of Seattle requires constant maintenance to ensure trade flows and infrastructure are not interrupted. The Spray Foam Magazine Team (SFMT) was eager to find out how and why a geotechnical foam helped with one of the renovations at the port. Heading to Seattle, we spoke with Jerald Sargent of Slabjack Geotechnical LLC to find out. read more