Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

The Tuff-Tube: Durable, Economical, Easy

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 24, 2021 3:27:25 PM

Tiny particles create big problems for our customers in the mining and agriculture industries. The constant flow of grain, seed, fertilizer, and sand will wear down metal spouting in one season or less. The abrasion damage on spouts can lead to costly repairs, replacements, and significant downtime for your operation. So, what’s the solution?

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Topics: Tuff Tube

When the Going Gets Tough: Get Tuff-Tube®

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Feb 17, 2021 11:36:25 AM

Small particles can cause huge amounts of damage. Grain is an incredibly abrasive material, so you can imagine it does a number on the steel spouts it tumbles down day after day. Oftentimes, a steel spout will see so much abrasion from grain that it has to be replaced within the season. This is costly and wastes your time, money, and materials - but fortunately for you, there’s a better way. We created our patented Tuff-Tube® to solve this problem for our customers that work with grain, sand, or other small abrasive particles.

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Topics: Tuff Tube

Make Your Life Easier with Tuff-Tube Spout Liners!

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Oct 8, 2020 12:04:38 PM

Industries that regularly handle grain, seed, sand, and fertilizer all have one thing in common: spouts that get a lot of wear and tear. Abrasion from small particles causes extensive damage to steel spouts, rendering them completely useless over time. You have two options; replace spouts regularly and suffer the expense and consequence of downtime or protect your existing spout. Reduce costs, reduce downtime, and get more for your money with Tuff-Tube Spout Liners!

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Topics: Tuff Tube

Extend the Life of Your Equipment This Harvest Season

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 26, 2020 5:53:14 PM

Harvest season is right around the corner. Is your equipment ready? Perhaps you’ve considered replacing expensive machinery, or purchasing new spouts in preparation for a busy harvest. Fortunately, you may not have to! With Sioux Rubber & Urethane products, you can save the expense of costly repairs and extend the life of your existing equipment for many seasons to come. Save yourself time and money with these innovative solutions, designed with the agriculture industry in mind:

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Topics: Tuff Tube

3 Products that Fight Lost Productivity

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Feb 25, 2020 2:28:39 PM

When your machines or equipment breaks down due to abrasion, impact or corrosion issues, you’re losing money. Daily wear and tear is common, but your equipment is only designed to take so much. When this happens, not only has production stopped but the costs quickly add up with repairs and downtime. We developed rubber and urethane products that take the daily abuse from abrasion, impact and corrosion, saving your equipment and protecting your materials. Better yet, when the rubber or urethane wears out, that’s all that needs to be replaced, saving you time and money.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, HawkPad, Tuff Tube

Line Your Steel Spouts With Tuff-Tube Today For A Smooth Harvest Tomorrow

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

How often have you had to replace your metal conveyance equipment? Unprotected steel takes a beating from the bushels of corn, soybeans and other grains that tumble down it to silos or trucks. When a spout goes down, all processes are halted and the lost dollar signs start spinning in your head. Instead of sitting on your hands waiting for a spout to be repaired or replaced, avoid the situation entirely by investing in a wear- and abrasion solution like Tuff-Tube[Symbol].

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Topics: Tuff Tube, Endurawear, Urethane

3 Ways To Improve Your Productivity

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Abrasion, heavy impact and corrosion are three problems that damage your expensive machinery. Daily wear and tear leads to breakdowns, and until you’re back up and running, you’re losing money. We understand this better than anyone which is why we’ve developed an entire menu of rubber and urethane products that help your expensive equipment last and keep production moving.

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Topics: HawkPad, Rubber Products, Tuff Tube, Urethane Products, Endurawear

Sioux Rubber Spotlight: Meet Joel Leiting

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Dec 12, 2018 4:00:00 PM

 Creating solutions for their customers is the number one priority for the folks at Sioux Rubber & Urethane. Our team is always on the lookout to see how rubber and urethane can solve our clients’ issues from the obvious (die cutting boards) to the unique (custom abrasion solutions). Sales Manager Joel Leiting is the newest member of that team. 

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Topics: Abrasiplate, Clamp Pads, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team, Tuff Tube, Abrasion, Corrosion

Tuff-Tube Is Your Agricultural Solution

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 10, 2018 2:46:00 PM

Do you know that grain is such an abrasive material that it can be used for metal finishing and deburring? Now think about all that grain tumbling down a steel spout. That wear and tear can easily require you to buy a replacement spout before the season is even over. That’s the reason Tuff-Tube® Spout Lining from Sioux Rubber & Urethane was created.

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Topics: Tuff Tube, Urethane Products

Protect your Investment with Tuff-Tube®

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Nov 28, 2017 2:35:07 PM

Quit wasting time and money on steel spout replacements. Protect your investment and reduce downtime with Tuff-Tube® Spout Lining from Sioux Rubber & Urethane. Replace your liner, not your entire steel spout!

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Topics: Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Tuff Tube, Urethane Products