Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

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

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

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

5 Questions Every New Customer Should Know

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 24, 2018 12:57:25 PM

Looking to protect your equipment from abrasion? Sioux Rubber & Urethane has the products for that. Looking to protect your equipment from corrosion? We have products for that as well. That’s because rubber and urethane is all we do. Sioux Rubber & Urethane produces quality impact-, corrosion- and abrasion-resistant products that serve the mining, aggregate, agricultural, chemical and manufacturing industries.

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

HawkPads for the Honeycomb Manufacturing Industry

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 20, 2018 2:44:00 PM

The HawkPad, by Sioux Rubber & Urethane, is changing the way companies in the paper-based honeycomb manufacturing industry do business. These companies manufacture honeycomb cardboard. This material is used for protective packaging of appliances, glass and furniture and even for structural applications like household doors and temporary building structures.

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Topics: HawkPad, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane

How To Care For Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 6, 2018 2:42:00 PM

Clamp pads and forklift fork covers are the absolute best tool for tough applications. These pads provide the extra grip and decrease damage when moving material. If you use them in your warehouse, you won’t move anything without them. But when these pads get worn out, caring for them can be a headache. First, they’re expensive to replace and your forklift is left sitting while the part ships. Worse-case scenario is when the new pads don’t fit and you have to send them back and start the process all over again. That’s lost productivity, in time and money, you can’t get back.

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

Why You Need Clamp Pads

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 30, 2018 2:40:00 PM

A good clamp pad is something you depend on every time you move a barrel, roll, flat box, pallet – basically anything and everything you store in your warehouse. If your clamp pads are worn out, you risk damaging those materials and can put production behind schedule waiting for a new pair. Save yourself the hassle, and money, by replacing those worn pads with Sioux Rubber’s Clamp Pads. Our replacement pads reduce material damage, lost productivity and cost less than a brand new set.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products