How to Find the Right Professional Spray Foam Equipment

By Kevin Malone

Are you starting a spray foam business or looking to expand? Having the right commercial spray foam equipment for your contracting business is key.

You will need to research to find the right type of equipment for the type of jobs you do. The professional spray foam equipment experts at Intech Equipment and Supply can help.

Commercial Spray Foam Equipment

Intech Equipment and Supply provides a comprehensive range of spray foam equipment and supplies to start or grow a spray foam insulation business. Whether you need an introductory spray foam machine for small residential jobs or a high-powered hydraulic system for large commercial projects, Intech Equipment and Supply carries top brands like Graco, PMC, Leister, and Honeywell.

Spray foam machines, the essential tools for applying the foam, come in air-driven systems for entry-level users, electric mid-level machines, and hydraulic models with maximum output for expansive insulation needs.

Intech Equipment and Supply offers turnkey spray foam rigs with customized trailers, trucks, or mini-trailers outfitted with your spray foam gear, generators, air compressors, safety equipment, and more for complete on-site efficiency. The all-in-one enclosed rigs enable crews to boost productivity. Rather than source and assemble professional spray foam equipment components yourself, Intech Equipment and Supply can produce a ready-to-use spray foam insulation rig tailored to your needs.

Spray Foam Equipment List

Here is a typical commercial spray foam equipment list for a professional contractor.

Spray Equipment

  • Spray Foam Rig: A specially designed trailer or truck to house all your equipment and chemicals.
  • Spray Foam Gun: The applicator that mixes and sprays the two-component foam chemicals.
  • Heated Hoses: Insulated hoses that transport the mixed chemicals from the drums to the spray gun.
  • Proportioner: A spray foam machine that accurately mixes the foam's two components (polyol and isocyanate).
  • Air Compressor: Provides the necessary air pressure for the spray gun and other equipment.
  • Generator: Supplies spray rig and equipment power, especially in remote locations.

Materials and Chemicals

  • Spray Foam Kits: Containers of polyol and isocyanate chemicals, sold in various sizes.
  • Release Agents: Chemicals that prevent foam from sticking to surfaces that are not intended to adhere.
  • Cleaners: Solvents and cleaning agents to keep equipment and tools clean after use.

Additional Safety and Support

  • Safety Equipment: Fire extinguishers, first aid kits and emergency equipment for on-site safety.
  • Ventilation Equipment: Proper ventilation systems to control fumes and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Tools: Basic hand tools like utility knives, tape measures and caulking guns for prep work.
  • Ladders and Scaffolding: To reach higher areas and ensure proper coverage during application.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Safety gear such as respirators, goggles, gloves, coveralls, hard hats, work boots and hearing protection.

Choosing the Right Spray Foam Equipment for Your Business

The list is long, and there are plenty of options for which type of equipment to choose. To figure out the best combination of professional spray foam equipment that is right for your business, start by thinking about the size and scope of projects you plan to handle. For example, residential jobs and retrofits may need highly mobile and targeted spraying, while higher-output machines might better serve new construction, commercial, and industrial applications.

When picking equipment, you also have to make sure that all the components are compatible. Your proportioner, hoses, and spray gun must all work together efficiently for a seamless workflow. So, verify that the equipment can integrate well and handle the type of foam chemicals you plan to use.

You cannot afford to have breakdowns on the job, so always choose a reputable brand known for its durability and reliability. Cheaper options can create subpar results or maintenance problems that can cut into your profitability.

Opt for equipment that has built-in safety features to prevent expensive equipment damage, such as:

  • Pressure relief valves
  • Emergency shut-offs
  • Precise temperature control
  • Overload protection
  • Anti-backflow systems

Most spray foam rigs will include diagnostic systems that monitor operation and display visual or sound alarms in case of potential problems to avoid damage to the equipment. Such safety features can keep your operators safe, extend the lifespan of your equipment, and help avoid costly repairs.

Intech Equipment and Supply Has Everything You Need

Intech Equipment and Supply can get you the commercial spray foam equipment you need to build your business. As an industry-leading distributor, Intech Equipment and Supply offers a full line-up of spray foam equipment from top manufacturers and provides expert guidance for operation, training and troubleshooting.

Call the professional spray foam equipment experts at Intech Equipment and Supply at 866-652-9975 or contact us online today. 

About Kevin Malone
Kevin Malone is a leading expert in the spray foam insulation industry with 34 years of experience in spray foam fluid handling and a passion for innovation. He currently offers his extensive knowledge to Intech Equipment and Supply customers by supporting them in selecting quality spray foam equipment to optimize their business. Learn more about Kevin here.


Intech Equipment & Supply was founded in 1995, and has since grown to become the leader in spray foam equipment, mobile spray foam rigs, and parts supplier. With locations all across North America we are available when you need us most.