Graco Reactor 3 with Nick Pagano
It’s not just your phone, technology is improving rapidly in every facet of our lives including the tools we use to get the job done. Today we pay special attention to one of the most vital and complex pieces of your spray foam operation, the rig.
Our guest this week is Nick Pagano, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Graco’s Contractor Equipment Division. Nick has been in the spray foam industry for over 20 years, with a focus on spray foam and polyurea equipment, and has served on boards of both the SPFA and the Spray Foam Coalition. He’s now involved in product line management, new product development, and new business development.
He’s here to discuss the latest and greatest from Graco, the Reactor 3 Spray Foam System. Reactor 3 pairs revolutionary hardware improvements with software that reduces maintenance costs and helps you to ensure the quality of your projects.
Interested in the new Reactor 3? Reach out to your local IDI branch today!
In this podcast…
1:54 – When do you know it’s time to upgrade your equipment?
3:13 – How Graco gets feedback from contractors that shapes new solutions
7:28 – How Reactor 3 makes it easier to find the person to run your rig every day
10:52 – How many engineers does it take to make a revolutionary new product
12:20 – How Reactor 3 completely re-thinks every aspect of the spray foam system
14:30 – Instead of constantly fixing hose cables…what if we got rid of the cables altogether?
17:07 – Putting Graco’s products to the test
20:00 – What are the differences between the Standard, Pro and Elite models of Reactor 3?
24:15 – Revolutionizing a constant source of problems: the drum pumps
28:00 – A hose made for the all-day contractor
31:25 – A pump system that actually reduced maintenance costs
34:12 – How Graco’s new software can monitor your system AND the product coming out of the gun