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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15
Aug

The New BAK MicOn

BAK has introduced their new semi-automatic welding machine, MicOn, for the welding thermoplastic materials. The temperature as well as the speed can be steplessly adjusted and stays constant. The MicOn is something completely new and innovative on the market. It is a hand tool with driving motor, meaning that the speed and temperature are adjustable by potentiometer and stay constant.

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30
Apr

BAK April News Update

WeldOn/WeldOn S It is now possible to turn the heater tube 360°. With this improvement it is possible to make a perfect weld in counters and with difficult access to the welding area. The team at BAK are sure that now with this innovation we have the best welding gun in the market. From now on the two versions WeldOn

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9
Nov

Fundamental Information About Plastic Welding

WORTH KNOWING! (Some tips from our friends at BAK Switzerland) Some fundamental information about plastic welding:  It is only possible to weld together the same materials (PE with PE, PP with PP, etc.). The most important for a good welding are 3 parameters: speed, temperature and pressure. If one of these parameters is not correctly set, the welding will not

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17
Aug

Hapco Inc Participating in the GAF Hire A Hero

GAF has been partnering with ProTrain to build GAF Roofing Academy, a 4 week-long program providing a course in roofing that covered terminology, safety, hands on steep slope installation, hands on training for low slope roofing with single ply PVC and TPO roofing membrane, estimating, and an opportunity to meet GAF Master Elite® Contractors and distributors specifically for veterans. GAF

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7
May

Win a Rion Handwelder

Are You the fastest “gun” in the west? Fill out the form, and you could win a BAK Rion Hand Welder. Registration prizes, PLUS a $50 gift card drawing for the first 10 contestants entered. WSRCA EXPO WELDING CONTEST: The Paris Hotel and Casino WSRCA Exhibition Hall | Live Demonstration Are Monday, June 11th, 2018 4:30pm-5:00pm YES! I WANT TO

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24
Apr

BAK LARON Welder survives truck fire and still works

The rugged and durable equipment stood up against the flames and just needed some minor cleaning and repair. Shari Carlozzi, National Sales Director at Hapco, Inc. recently told us how Tampa-based Arry’s Roofing experienced an unfortunate truck fire. Inside the truck was their BAK LARON welder. It was scorched and blackened so they sent it away to see if it

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