16
Jan

Plastic Welders – Traditional vs. Battery-Powered Heat Guns

With the appearance of portable heat guns on the market, we can wonder how they compare to previous models. Are they reliable? Will they provide the right amount of heat? To help you decide which of the traditional heat gun or the battery-powered heat gun is best for you, Hapco Inc answers all these questions and more below. Traditional Heat

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16
Jan

Cordless vs Battery Powered Heat Gun – BAK vs. Steinel

Do you need a reliable, portable heat gun for your next welding project but are not sure which one is the best? You came to the right place.  Newer heat guns are more and more efficient. BAK, one of the main players in the welding machine industry, just released its newest battery powered heat gun -The BAK LiiOn-, right  around

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20
Oct

TPO vs PVC Roofing for Welding Jobs

When it comes to plastic welding, knowledge is key to having your work last for a very long time. Wondering what the differences are between TPO and PVC for welding projects? Want to know which material is better for your roofing needs? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about TPO and PVC roofing. What Is TPO

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11
Oct

Hapco Inc. at the Pack Expo International 2022

Come meet the Hapco Inc team at the annual Pack Expo International on October 23-26th at McCormick Place in Chicago! Learn more about our wide range of hot air welding tools, we are sure to have an application that will answer your needs. Our air heaters are available in different measurements, voltages and performances. Do you need a special version

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2
Sep

Plastic Welding – Industries & Applications

If you’re in the market for a welding machine that combines plastic materials, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn what plastic welding is, what it’s used for, and what to consider before investing in a plastic welder. What Is Plastic Welding? Plastic welding—also called thermoplastic welding—is used in diverse industries. The method involves welding plastic together

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11
Aug

TPO Welding – The Complete Guide

Do you need to complete a welding job but don’t know what material or tools to use? The Hapco team is here to help. Keep reading to learn about TPO welding, its benefits, and what tools do the job best. What is TPO? TPO—which stands for thermoplastic polyolefin—is a single-ply white membrane used for commercial and residential roofing jobs. The
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12
May

BAK Heat Guns VS Leister Heat Guns

BAK Heat Guns BAK has been the trusted name in commercial roofing tools and equipment for over 20 years. Each heat welding gun is designed and crafted in the Switzerland headquarters before being shipped to customers worldwide. As the top Swiss brand, BAK is committed to providing customers with quality plastic welding products and exceptional customer service. BAK Heat Guns
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14
Feb

Celebrating Matt Barlow: 25 Years at Hapco!

Congratulate Matt Barlow on 25 Years at Hapco! Long before February 10, 1997, when Matt Barlow began working  at Hapco, Inc., he was a neighborhood paperboy. Then a local contractor hired him to seal and coat asphalt around town. After working seven years as a carpet installer following the asphalt laying job, work dried up. It was then he knew

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11
Mar

The New BAK LarOn 21

This year BAK introduced the automatic welding machine LarOn 21. The new features are the following: Maximum welding speed is 68 fpm Integrated GPS tracker Telescoping / folding T-handle Incoming voltage test mode Lockable airflow potentiometer   Watch the LarOn 21 video: The technical data is available on LarOn 21 page:https://hapcoinc.com/product/bak-laron-21/ Please contact us at 800-345-9353 for more information.

22
Jun

The New BAK MicOn Edge

This year BAK introduced the new semi automatic welding machine Micon Edge at the International Roofing Expo 2020. The MicOn Edge is very similar to the standard MicOn, only the nozzle, roller and material guide are different. Due to this small changes, it is possible to weld up to 20mm close to the edge, which is a huge advantage on

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