Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

The Basics of Bolt-on Liners

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 5, 2022 1:19:05 PM

Steel is known for its strength, durability, thermal conductivity, and other great features. However, it’s not resistant to impact and abrasion. Over time, most steel-manufactured components will fail due to high impact, abrasion, or chemical corrosion. Steel isn’t quite so formidable when it’s up against these enemies! When steel fails, productivity screeches to a halt. Money and time are lost due to repairs and downtime. The good news? We created a solution. Our bolted liner product line was designed to help steel stay strong for longer. 

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Topics: Bolt-in Liners

How Does High Heat Affect Rubber & Urethane Products?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 20, 2022 1:48:18 PM

Although summer is slowly coming to an end, we could still see some high temperatures and endure long, hot days of scalding sun. For those of us that work in those conditions, we’ve long since learned how to hydrate and protect ourselves from the elements. But, what about machinery? Let’s take a look:

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Long-Lasting Clamp Pads: It’s More Than Luck

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 1, 2022 5:37:23 PM

We’ve got a secret that most clamp pad manufacturers won’t tell you: clamp pads can be recovered, rather than replaced, for just one-third of the cost! That’s right, by recovering your clamp pads at Sioux Rubber & Urethane, you’re saving money and protecting your bottom line. Clamp pads are bound to wear down after months of use, and recovering them is the best way to save time and money. You may seem luckier than others, but really you’ll have just discovered the clamp pad recovery secrets!

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Topics: Clamp Pads

As Precise as it Gets: Meet the Water Jet

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 28, 2022 3:39:21 PM

Here at Sioux Rubber & Urethane, we are in the business of providing our customers with innovative solutions that solve abrasion, impact, and corrosion issues in their day-to-day operations. We often support agriculture, manufacturing, mining & aggregate, and warehousing businesses to obtain their goals of having their equipment run smoothly, for longer than they did unprotected. After 60+ years in business, we’ve seen it all. And because we’ve seen it all, we know that we need to be ready for anything. We produce all of our solutions here at our Sioux City, Iowa facility and have all of the equipment we need at the ready. We have a wide variety of tools and processes that we utilize to produce great outcomes for our customers, and today we’re spotlighting one of our favorites: the water jet. 

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Topics: Water Jet

The Rundown on Rubber: Everything You Should Know

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 18, 2022 9:49:56 PM

Rubber is our favorite naturally occurring substance. From humble beginnings, rubber has evolved to the point that it is used for a wide variety of modern applications; tires, roads, seals for vehicles and windows, and even apparel and accessories. Today, we’ll take a look at the history of rubber and the various types that we work with at Sioux Rubber & Urethane.

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Topics: Rubber Products

Stop Abrasion in its Tracks with Urethane Lining

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 24, 2022 3:35:31 PM

Abrasion, corrosion, and impact can wreak havoc on your equipment. Do you feel like you’re constantly replacing and repairing, adding unwanted costs to your bottom line and slowing down productivity? You’ve come to the right place. Sioux Rubber & Urethane has been solving complicated abrasion, corrosion, and impact issues for our customers for over 60 years. Trust us when we say we’ve pretty much seen it all. How can urethane lining prolong the productivity and lifetime of your equipment while saving you money? Learn how:

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Topics: Urethane Liners, Lining

5 Things Every Customer Should Know

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 9, 2022 3:06:48 PM


Here at Sioux Rubber & Urethane, we live and breathe abrasion, impact, and corrosion resistance. We’ve created numerous products and solutions designed to serve the agricultural, mining, aggregate, chemical, and manufacturing industries. Rubber and Urethane is all we do - and we’re incredibly good at it. We have rounded up a few of our most frequently asked questions and answers, in case you’ve wondered what it is like to work with Sioux Rubber & Urethane to solve your abrasion, corrosion, and impact issues.

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HawkPadⓇ: The Cutting Edge Press Pad for Cutting Edge Products

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 31, 2022 3:58:57 PM

Sioux Rubber & Urethane’s HawkPadⓇ is the premier press pad for commercial die-cutting products. One of our most popular products since its creation, this cutting-edge pad allows for consistently deep and precise cuts, time after time.

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Topics: HawkPad

The Wonderful World of Spout Liners

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 4, 2022 7:00:36 PM

Small particles can cause big-time damage. Anyone who works in mining, aggregate, or agriculture can attest to the abrasion caused by processing tons of sand, grain, seed, fertilizer, and other items. If you’re replacing steel spouts on a regular basis, you’re wasting time and money that could be better spent elsewhere.

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Topics: Tuff Tube

Why Urethane Is the Best Option For your Product

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 20, 2022 6:04:20 PM

Here at Sioux Rubber & Urethane, we’re experts in tackling abrasion, impact, and corrosion issues. Our solutions work for many applications in a broad spectrum of industries; mining and aggregate, agriculture, and manufacturing – just to name a few. Whether you need to extend the life of a grain spout or protect the bed of a dump truck from damage, we have the perfect solution.

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Topics: Urethane