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Recovering Clamp Pads: The Cost-Effective Solution for Tough Applications

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 7, 2023 6:01:34 PM

When it comes to material handling in warehouses, clamp pads are essential tools. They provide the extra grip needed to minimize material damage during material handling. Dealing with worn-out clamp pads can be a headache. Replacement costs are high, and the downtime during shipping and potential fitting issues can result in lost productivity and wasted time. Fortunately, Sioux Rubber & Urethane offers a better solution: recovering your existing clamp pads. Let's explore why recovery is the superior choice.

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The Power of Rubber Solutions: Enhancing Performance and Efficiency in Manufacturing

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 9, 2023 12:11:57 PM


Rubber products play a vital role in various industries, providing crucial solutions for improving performance, productivity, and efficiency. In this blog post, we will explore some rubber solutions we offer and delve into how they can transform your manufacturing processes. From wear-resistant materials to custom-molded parts, let's discover the power of rubber in driving success!

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Does Urethane Break Down?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 28, 2023 1:06:56 PM

Extreme weather is nothing new for Midwesterners. Rain, snow, sun, or floods, we must be ready for almost anything in the Midwest. And our machinery needs to be, too. With below-freezing temperatures in the winter, machinery is often the first victim to heavy snow and freezing temps. Fortunately, Sioux Rubber & Urethane has you and your machinery covered! With high-quality urethane products, we keep your equipment tougher than the weather and lasting longer. 

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Topics: Urethane Coatings, Urethane, polyurethane

What is the Toughest Rubber Type?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 28, 2023 12:58:08 PM

The term “tough” is often used to describe something as being long-lasting and resilient when faced with unfavorable conditions. Because there are so many types of rubber, we will focus on the common characteristics that help define rubber as being tough. 

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Topics: Rubber Products, Urethane Coatings, Rubber

What Rubber is the Best for Mold Making?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2023 10:45:00 AM

When it comes to creating molds, selecting the appropriate type of rubber is crucial for achieving precise and durable results. When selecting the best rubber for mold making, it is vital to consider factors such as the desired level of flexibility, mold complexity, temperature resistance, and compatibility with the materials being molded. Here are some key factors to consider when selecting the best rubber for mold making:

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

How Strong is Urethane Rubber?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2023 10:39:53 AM

Urethane rubber is a versatile material known for its exceptional strength and durability, making it a popular choice for industrial and commercial applications. Sioux Rubber & Urethane, based in Sioux City, Iowa, is a leading manufacturer of high-quality urethane rubber products. Endurawear® Urethane is Sioux Rubber & Urethane’s proprietary blend of urethane rubber created specifically with our customers' needs in mind.

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

What Is Urethane Rubber?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2023 10:35:20 AM

Urethane is derived from ethyl ester and is a crystalline compound that is colorless and odorless. Although urethanes are not quite rubber, they fall into a category of materials known as rubber. Urethanes fall somewhere between plastics and rubber. They are more pliable and softer than plastic, but also harder than rubber. It is these qualities that contribute to their exceptional load-bearing abilities, impact resistance, and overall toughness.

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Topics: Urethane Products, Urethane

How Long Does Polyurethane Last?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2023 10:30:56 AM

Due to its endurance and application versatility, urethane parts and products are being used across numerous industries. With superior heat, chemical, and impact resistance, urethane products have a higher longevity than most. Urethane rubber has quickly become a preferred material due to its reliable performance under intense pressures and applications. Industries that regularly use urethane include:

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Topics: Urethane Products, Rubber Coatings

Extending the Life of Your Agricultural Machinery with Sioux Rubber & Urethane

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 5, 2023 4:18:26 PM

Equipment Protection

In the agricultural industry, the life and efficiency of machinery play an important role in determining productivity, maintenance costs, and overall profit. Sioux Rubber & Urethane stands as a committed partner in this process, offering abrasion-resistant urethane and rubber products that effectively reduce the wear and tear on your agricultural machinery and livestock equipment.

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Topics: Tuff Tube

Sioux Rubber & Urethane: Celebrating 60+ Years of Industry Leadership

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 12, 2023 5:50:20 PM

For more than 60 years, we’ve been a leader in the industry, consistently delivering high-quality solutions for impact, abrasion, and corrosion resistance. We continue to evolve and introduce innovative products, all while preserving our commitment to maintaining the highest level of quality standards.

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