Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

So, You Need A Sioux Rubber Product – Now What?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 7, 2019 12:04:06 PM

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Topics: Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team, Urethane Products, Rubber

3 More Ways To Improve Your Productivity

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: Rubber, Urethane

Line Your Steel Spouts With Tuff-Tube Today For A Smooth Harvest Tomorrow

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

How often have you had to replace your metal conveyance equipment? Unprotected steel takes a beating from the bushels of corn, soybeans and other grains that tumble down it to silos or trucks. When a spout goes down, all processes are halted and the lost dollar signs start spinning in your head. Instead of sitting on your hands waiting for a spout to be repaired or replaced, avoid the situation entirely by investing in a wear- and abrasion solution like Tuff-Tube[Symbol].

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Topics: Tuff Tube, Endurawear, Urethane

3 Ways To Improve Your Productivity

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Abrasion, heavy impact and corrosion are three problems that damage your expensive machinery. Daily wear and tear leads to breakdowns, and until you’re back up and running, you’re losing money. We understand this better than anyone which is why we’ve developed an entire menu of rubber and urethane products that help your expensive equipment last and keep production moving.

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Topics: HawkPad, Rubber Products, Tuff Tube, Urethane Products, Endurawear

Urethane Liners Improve Virtually EVERYTHING

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Polyurethane is truly a wonder material! According to the American Chemistry Council, it is used to give clothing extra stretch, for thermal insulation in refrigerators and freezers, in nearly every part of today’s automobiles, in flooring and home furnishings, not to mention in building materials and manufacturing. 

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Topics: Urethane Products, Endurawear, Urethane, Urethane Liners

Endurawear Urethane: A True Wonder Product

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Mar 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Endurawear Urethane is one of our signature products. We use this proprietary blend of polyurethane to enhance the performance of machinery and equipment to provide a longer lasting life. Our Endurawear Urethane is mixed for superior impact resistance, better abrasion resistance and load release to decrease maintenance costs and increase operating margins. Polyurethane is much more than just another type of plastic. Its special characteristics make it uniquely useful for many industries.

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Topics: Urethane Products, Urethane Coatings, Endurawear, Urethane

It’s Not Luck That Makes Our Clamp Pads Last

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Mar 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM

When you choose to recover, instead of replacing your clamp pads, you’ve made a smart decision that will positively impact your company’s bottom line. Many clamp pad manufacturers won’t tell you that recovered clamp pads can be a third of the cost of a new set. 

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products, Rubber, Clamp pad recovery

How To Care For Your Custom Rubber Product

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Feb 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Not every impact, abrasion and corrosion issue has a one-size-fits-all solution. At Sioux Rubber & Urethane, we understand this better than anyone. That’s why we use our 40-plus years of experience to care for custom rubber products to solve every possible issue that comes our customers’ way.

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Topics: Rubber Products, Custom Rubber Products, Rubber Coatings, Rubber, Natural Rubber

What There Is To Love About Rubber

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Feb 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Rubber is one of nature’s most durable, resilient materials. It originally comes from the South American tree Hevea Brasiliensis and used for centuries before being manufactured for industrial use in the 1700s. Today we primarily use synthetic rubber, specifically SBR (Styrene-Butadiene Rubber). The reason why we love rubber so much is that it comes in many forms and does many things!

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Topics: Custom Rubber Products, Rubber Coatings, Rubber, Endurawear

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Urethane

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jan 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Polyurethanes are an incredible product that mimics the traits of both plastic and rubber to create something that is uniquely useful. Polyurethane, very generically speaking, is a mixture of two (or more) liquid chemicals, a prepolymer and a curative, that when combined at the proper ratio and temperatures produce a chemical reaction resulting in a solid finished product.

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Topics: Urethane Products