When you think of rubber, the familiar image of synthetic rubber might come to mind, particularly Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) that dominates manufacturing today. However, the original contender, natural rubber, still holds its ground in industries like chemical, mining, fertilizer, transportation, and environment. In this blog, we'll delve into the enduring relevance of natural rubber and its crucial role in various sectors.
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.
Your equipment is valuable and having it run smoothly is integral to the success of your operation. For over 50 years, Sioux Rubber & Urethane has been protecting products from abrasion, corrosion, impact, and general wear-and-tear. It is our goal to save you money by extending the life of your equipment and increasing functionality. We’ve found that our customized solutions are the most impactful for our clients, and the options are endless. We can create linings in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and thicknesses. Are you in the market for a custom rubber or urethane lining? To show the extent to which we can affect your business with a custom lining, let’s take a look at a case study.
We started our business more than 60 years ago based on the durability, impact and corrosion resistance of rubber. We knew this wonder material was the answer to so many abrasion issues that manufacturers and many other industries face.
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.