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Sioux Rubber Spotlight: Meet Joel Leiting

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Dec 12, 2018 4:00:00 PM

 Creating solutions for their customers is the number one priority for the folks at Sioux Rubber & Urethane. Our team is always on the lookout to see how rubber and urethane can solve our clients’ issues from the obvious (die cutting boards) to the unique (custom abrasion solutions). Sales Manager Joel Leiting is the newest member of that team. 

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Topics: Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Abrasion, Corrosion, Abrasiplate, Tuff Tube, Clamp Pads

Rubber 101: This Stuff Is Amazing

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Nov 21, 2018 3:31:38 PM

Rubber is an amazing naturally occurring substance. It is used on roads, for tires, as a seal for car doors and windows, and even clothing and accessories. Its long history starts with humble beginnings and today has evolved into one of our most useful products. 

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Topics: Rubber, Natural Rubber, Endurawear, SBR, Neoprene, Chlorobutyl

Yes, We Can Cover That!

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Nov 7, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Have an unusual piece of machinery or product that could benefit from some vibration control or corrosion resistance? We can help by covering it in rubber or urethane. In fact, one of the cornerstones of our business is our custom rubber and urethane coverings and coatings that we create specifically for your unique needs. 

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Topics: Custom Rubber Products, Rubber Coatings, Rubber Products, Urethane Products, Urethane Coatings

When to Replace Your Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Oct 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Some things are just meant to go together – peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin and rubber and urethane. Two things that never go together? Bare metal forklift clamp pads and inventory, ouch. When your clamp pads lose their rubber cushion, they can’t do their job effectively and need to be replaced. 

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products, Forklift Forks, Forklifts

60 Years And Still Going Strong!

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Oct 12, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Sioux Rubber & Urethane produces quality impact, corrosion and abrasion resistant products and we’ve been doing it for 60 years!

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 17, 2018 2:30:00 PM

There are a variety of forklift clamp attachments designed to help workers move materials that a regular set of forks would have trouble with including paper rolls, lightweight boxes and cartons. These clamps are made from a substrate, usually metal, and have an attached pad made of rubber to help cushion and grip the material. While forklift clamps are a common piece of equipment in any warehouse, here are five things you probably didn’t know about clamp pads.

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Topics: FAQs, Forklifts, Clamp Pads, Rubber Products

What Other Manufacturers Won’t Tell You About Your Forklift

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 7, 2018 9:28:19 AM

Today’s lightweight, advanced and custom packaging has made clamp pads an absolutely necessary accessory for every forklift. Clamp pads reduce the damage forklifts can cause on delicate boxes, crates and paper rolls. They give the grip needed to move inventory around a warehouse safely. You need them, you want them, but there’s one thing other manufacturers aren’t telling you – you don’t have to buy them new each time they wear out.

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Topics: Forklift Forks, Forklifts, Clamp Pads, FAQs, Rubber Products

How The HawkPad Saved One Manufacturer More Than $6,000 – Per Machine

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The HawkPad, by Sioux Rubber & Urethane, is saving manufacturers thousands of dollars in press pad replacements. That’s because the HawkPad has been shown to last two- to four times longer than traditional press pads. This durability adds up to big savings – thousands of dollars per year, per machine, in material costs alone. 

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Topics: HawkPad, Urethane Products, Press Pad

Custom Rubber Products From Sioux Rubber

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 17, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Need to solve an impact, abrasion or corrosion problem on a unique piece of machinery? No problem. Sioux Rubber & Urethane has you covered, literally, with our proprietary Endurawear rubber. We specialize in customer rubber projects from recovering an existing part, covering something new in rubber and even creating an entirely new piece from scratch.

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Topics: Rubber Products, Custom Rubber Products, Clamp Pads, Forklift Forks, Polishing Disks, Gaskets, Pump Housings, Impellers, Fan Housings, Chutes, Hoppers, Impact Pads, Scraper Blades, Discharge Chutes, Gypsum Mixer Boots, Mixer Paddles, Conveyer Cradle Impact Bars

Recover, Don’t Replace, Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2018 2:50:04 PM

Clamp pads are an integral part of warehouse, distribution and material handling processes. These forklift attachments are made of steel or aluminum and coated with a rib-designed rubber that allows for easier handling of rolls, barrels, boxes and much more.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane