Insulation Machines

CM-1500 Portable Attic Insulation Machine / Blowers

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We are very excited to own our Cool Machine 1500 Model here in Alaska. To date, two different contractors have used this machine and each one raved about it. Im not used to folks in the insulation industry getting so excited about doing such hard work! I love it! The cool machine is powerful, easy to use and operate and makes a tough job much easier. One of my favorite parts though, is working with Barry, he has the best customer service I have seen in years. Barry is responsive and knowledgeable. The customer can tell that he cares about what he does and it is not just a business transaction. That means a lot to me in todays market. We have recommended him and the Cool Machine to three other contractors already. I like the sturdy design of the unit and when people talk about it they dont even notice that they say, That is a really cool machine!

Margaret Subers of Alaska Building Science Network

Barry, We purchased a CM1500 in mid July of 2011. It performs just like you said it would. It is a solid hard working addition to our bottom line. We will definitely purchase from your company on our future needs and upgrades.
Thanks, Robin Hudson VP Weathers Refrigeration

Barry, Just wanted to drop you this email to thank you for all your help. The CM 1500 that you said would do the best job for what I needed at this time is working fantastic. A well built machine, I’m glad I went with this one. The help that I needed after the sale is what I really like, not to many business people do that, great Job! I will recommend you to others.
Thanks again, John Von Eper, Owner, Wylie Insulation, Wylie,Tx


portableThe CM-1500 gives impressive production rates versus cost in the insulation machine industry. If you want mobility with low power requirements and high production, then this is for you. In-fact, it will take you closer to higher production of large machine capabilities. Insulation was never been so easy but this gives you freedom to cover your quick production needs.

The many options (blowers, input power, wheel package), offer choices to the small contractor that require versatility, production, and low maintenance in a high endurance machine. (scalping augers /shredder) A Great Choice for the Weatherization Contractor.

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Videos on the CM1500

video-700maintenanceTHE EASE OF MAINTAINING AND REPAIRING A CM700 & CM1500
This video, in English and Spanish voice over, shows the simplicity of accessing the internal workings of the CM1500
video-cm1500-densepackAN ENTHUSIASTIC CUSTOMER USING A CM1500 TO DENSE PACK
The CM1500 provides up to 5psi dense packing power (more than the required 3.5psi). Watch how one of our customer uses the CM1500 to pack a new construction wall using Insulweb. They measure the density using a tool they invented. The CM1500 has an airlock gauge that provides an accurate pressure setting.
video-cm1500-gluesprayTHE CM1500 HANDLING COMMERCIAL GLUE SPRAY APPLICATION
K-13 cellulose is applied over 2 of foam. The metal roof of this commercial building, located in Battle Creek, Michigan, is treated with 2 of polyurethane foam. K13, an acoustical / fire-resistant cellulose insulation is glue-sprayed on the foam to provide a nice, noise reducing environment.

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CM1500 (left) Manufacturer, Dave Krendl (center) CM700 (right)

  • For faster access to airlock it has quick release hopper with easy handling and transport.
  • To better control of your fiber it adds slide-gate controller
  • For long lasting finishes with corrosion resistance it uses high quality powder coating.
  • Manual thermal overloading protection.
  • Quick release auger provides easy access to airlock seal replacement and service.
  • Slide-gate control provides precise control of fiber.
  • Dual scalping augers /shredders increase fiber conditioning  while providing consistent flow.
  • #40  nickel plated chain and hardened sprockets, are rugged, and corrosion resistant.
  • One or two integrally mounted 2 or 3-stage blowers w/check valve and filter  protection.
  • Modular design with see-thru access panel for quick troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • 100 ft. dual function (3-position) remote cord w/cord hanger, offers control and convenience.

Electrical

  • It has extensive safety features. sill switch and manual override controls promote increasing operator safety and quick hazard response.
  • For accessory devices it includes duplex auxiliary outlets.
  • Deluxe voltmeter for quick electrical diagnostics and low voltage  protection of  motors.

Weight

  • 1-Blower: 265 lbs
  • 2-Blower: 285 lbs

Airlock

  • Extruded steel
  • 10″ long x 14″ diameter
  • 3″ output for blowing hose
  • Quick release auger for access to airlock seals

Power

  • Single input, 15/20 amp 120 volt single blower
  • Double input, 15 amp 120 volt double blower (8 amp & 12 amp 230 volt / 50hz, for export)

Dimensions

  • 24 W x 32 L x 42 H

Blowers

  • 8.4 dia., 140 CFM, 13 amp. Magnum super blower provides higher blower output capacity with double the service life
  • One,3-stage (120volt 12.5amp.)
  • Two,3-stage (120volt 12.5amp.)

Capacity

  • 15cu/ft.  (3 bags of cellulose; 1/2 bag of fiberglass)

CM 1500 Production Rates

Material: Different materials may produce varying results.
Lbs p/hour: Based on industry-wide standards of 100' hose with 12' rise
Bags p/hr: Standard bags (lbs noted by material)
Sq Ft p/hour: Based on R-19 depth
Material
Lbs p/hr
Bags p/hr
Sq ft p/hr
Cellulose (22 lb bag)22001005,000
Fiberglass (32 lb bag)900283500
Rockwool (30 lb bag)1400471750

Generator Size

  • 5,000 watt or larger/ 1 blower
  • 7,500 watt or larger/ 2 blower

Comparisons

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Options

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ADDITIONAL BLOWER
Add an additional blower if you want to extend your hose beyond 150 feet, are using an internal wetting system or plan to add a wall spray package
HOSE REELS
Our standard 34 wall-mounted hose reel holds up to 150 of 3 hose or 200 of 2 1/2 hose.
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INTERNAL WETTING SYSTEM
This system reduces the cloud effect when blowing cellulose into an attic or open area. It leaves a thin crust on the cellulose which stabilizes it in the attic area. This works off a standard garden hose or will incorporate into a portable water system.
WALL SPRAY & GLUE SYSTEMS
Yes, the CM1500 is very capable of wall and glue spray. Components include hoses, spray nozzles, pump, water tank and wall scrubber.
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WIRELESS REMOTE
Even though our machines come standard with a 150 3-way remote. If you want the instantaneous control of your machine, with over 500 of remote control, this wireless unit performs well. The Yellow Jacket Pro 3-button control with Hawkeye transmitter.
BLOWER FILTER VENT
This accessory is designed for CM1500s that are mounted in a trailer or truck. The filter vent covers the existing filters and allows the machine to pull in fresh air through the floor or wall of a truck or trailer.
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DENSE PACKING OPTIONS
We carry all the hoses, reducers and wall tubing for you to go from the 3 hose to 2/1.5/1.25 and even a brick nozzle.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is the CM1500 able to insulate 3 homes a week (2,500 square feet)? Yes. This machine will provide consistent, reliable service at that level. If you insulate apartments, commercial buildings and large areas consistently, this machine will work, but consider a CM2400.
  • How does the CM1500 perform with dense packing walls? This is a great machine for dense packing. For best performance, the 12 amp motor consistently provides 4-5psi which is an excellent and capable machine for dense packing.

Build Your Own CM1500

Build your own machine! Note: The prices are list pricing. We will contact you with a DISCOUNT! This form is PURELY for your own curiosity. It DOES NOT commit you to the sale. We will simply provide you a DISCOUNTED QUOTE and we will not pester you :D
  • Price: $5,722.45

    CM1500 Standard
    --13.7 amp, 3-stage blower
    --Double input 15amp
    --150' corded 3-way remote
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