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 industries. In 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.
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.
When you choose to recover, instead of replacing your clamp pads, you’ve made a smart decision that will positively impact your company’s bottom line. Many clamp pad manufacturers won’t tell you that recovered clamp pads can be a third of the cost of a new set.
Not every impact, abrasion and corrosion issue has a one-size-fits-all solution. At Sioux Rubber & Urethane, we understand this better than anyone. That’s why we use our 40-plus years of experience to care for custom rubber products to solve every possible issue that comes our customers’ way.
Rubber is one of nature’s most durable, resilient materials. It originally comes from the South American tree Hevea Brasiliensis and used for centuries before being manufactured for industrial use in the 1700s. Today we primarily use synthetic rubber, specifically SBR (Styrene-Butadiene Rubber). The reason why we love rubber so much is that it comes in many forms and does many things!
Rubber is an amazing naturally occurring substance. It is used on roads, for tires, as a seal for car doors and windows, and even clothing and accessories. Its long history starts with humble beginnings and today has evolved into one of our most useful products.