Forklifts are the workhorses of any warehouse. A variety of clamp attachments have been developed to help forklift operators more efficiently move uniquely-shaped cartons, light boxes, paper rolls, etc. Almost all of these attachments are made of a metal substrate, which is subjected to intense wear-and-tear unless properly protected. That’s where we come in.
Topics: Custom Rubber Products
Have you found yourself with a head-scratching abrasion or impact issue? Perhaps your situation or equipment is uncommon, and you need something beyond a typical one-size-fits-all rubber solution. Fortunately, we can confidently say we’ve seen your problem before. Our experienced, highly skilled team is ready and waiting to tackle even the most puzzling custom jobs. It’s what we do best! Now, let’s zoom in on the steps we take to create the perfect customized solution for our customers.
Topics: Custom Rubber Products
One of the great things about rubber and urethane is that it has the capacity to support a wide variety of industries, with countless creative applications and solutions. Today, we’ll take a closer look at agriculture and the many ways our products can provide abrasion and impact resistance in the industry.
At Sioux Rubber, we’re committed to providing our customers with excellent solutions for abrasion and impact resistance. They depend on us for results that will save them money and stand the test of time. We achieve this by channeling decades of expertise and utilizing processes that some may consider “old fashioned” - and we’re happy with that! We are proud of the craftsmanship that is required to do our work incredibly well. The process of vulcanization is by no means a shortcut, but it produces great results. Let’s take a look at why:
Many of the most popular products we carry at Sioux Rubber & Urethane are made from our proprietary polyurethane blend, EndurawearⓇ. Thanks to a depth of expertise and knowledge when it comes to all things rubber and urethane, we’ve learned how to customize blends for various applications for our customers. Whether you need something firm or flimsy, colorful or plain, we can create a polyurethane blend to suit your needs.
Sioux Rubber & Urethane’s HawkPadⓇ is the premier press pad for commercial die-cutting products. One of our most popular products since its introduction, this cutting-edge pad allows for consistently deep and precise cuts, time after time. Curious how we are able to create a product that so far outperforms the competition? Let’s take a look at the five steps of HawkPad production, and see why we are the go-to press pad provider for customers in the cardboard packaging industry.
Tiny particles create big problems for our customers in the mining and agriculture industries. The constant flow of grain, seed, fertilizer, and sand will wear down metal spouting in one season or less. The abrasion damage on spouts can lead to costly repairs, replacements, and significant downtime for your operation. So, what’s the solution?
Topics: Tuff Tube
We know a good thing when we see it. This goes for rubber products, of course, but it also goes for people. Many of our employees have been part of the Sioux Rubber and Urethane team for decades. General Manager Joe Wren has been with us for over thirty years, and his career has developed significantly along the way.
Topics: Staff Spotlight
Does your industry rely heavily on rollers and/or pulleys? When it comes to moving material from one place to the next, these simple machines play an integral role. Whether moving heavy machinery or smaller, more delicate items, rollers and pulleys are constantly on the move- which puts them at risk for abrasion and impact issues. Thankfully, we’re well-versed in covering rollers and pulleys with a variety of rubber and urethane compounds that are designed to reduce abrasion, extend the life of your roller, and protect the products you’re moving.
Topics: Rubber Rollers & Pulleys