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Why Rubber is Best For Molded, Lined & Covered Products

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Oct 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Rubber is one of the most amazing products because it has an endless supply of uses and benefits. It is one of nature’s more durable and resilient materials. Originating from South America, it has been used for centuries before being manufactured for industry-use in the 1700s and then improved with the creation of synthetic SBR (Styrene-Butadiene Rubber). Why? Rubber is one-of-a-kind when it comes to flexibility, sturdiness and longevity; that’s why we use our Endurawear Rubber to coat, line and mold your machines and parts.

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How the HawkPad can Positively Impact Your Bottom Line in 2020

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 26, 2019 12:15:35 PM

No one wants to start a new year in the red. The New Year is supposed to be a time for a fresh start and for companies to get in the black in 2020; they need to make some changes now to get there. Between providing health insurance, worrying about the economy and maintaining tax compliance, cash flow is one of the biggest challenges for small businesses. One of the best ways to improve cash flow is not waste it on subpar materials.

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Don't Start Harvest Season Without Tuff-Tube

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 13, 2019 10:37:31 AM

Storing grain is a serious business. Operators work hard to make sure conditions inside storage bins are ideal so grain is kept clean and dry. But how much thought is given to the mechanisms that transport the grain into storage? You put a lot of work into protecting your grain; consider protecting your spouts as well. The abrasive nature of grain eats away at a steel spout with every use. That wear and tear can easily require you to buy a replacement spout before the season is even over. The solution is Tuff-Tube® Spout Lining from Sioux Rubber & Urethane.

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How Rubber and Urethane Impacts the Manufacturing Industry’s Bottom Line

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 22, 2019 1:44:00 PM

When manufacturing machines break down, they don’t produce products on-time which can negatively impact your bottom line. One of the main reasons for a machine to break down is wear-and-tear due to abrasion, friction and impact. Applying rubber or urethane to your machines and its parts helps them last longer, reducing downtime and saving you money.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Impact Pads, Endurawear

When Your Clamp Pads Need Replacing, Call Us

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 8, 2019 1:26:29 PM

A good pair of clamp pads helps warehouse operations go off without a hitch. These rubber-coated forklift attachments (made of steel or aluminum and coated with a rib-designed rubber) allow workers to easily handle rolls, barrels, boxes and much more. When clamp pads wear out, work is halted waiting for a new pair to arrive. But, it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Clamp pad recovery

Who Do Our Products Help?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM

Since Endurawear Rubber and Endurawear Urethane offer the best protection against abrasion, corrosion and impact, it’s no surprise that they help a variety of industriesIn fact, anytime there is a machine or part that needs to last longer and work with fewer repairs, applying rubber or urethane is often the answer. 

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Topics: Rubber, Endurawear, Urethane

Everything You Want to Know About Urethane

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

It may be summer, but learning about the awesome properties and abilities of urethane should never take a break. Polyurethanes mimic the traits of both plastic and rubber to create a product that offers both superior abrasion control and impact resistance. Polyurethane 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: Rubber, Urethane

Don’t Let Abrasion Eat Away Your Profits

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 21, 2019 11:15:47 AM
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Topics: Abrasiplate, Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team, Urethane Products, Rubber, Abrasion

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