Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

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

Get Winter-Ready with Sioux Rubber

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Nov 4, 2021 1:00:50 PM

Whether we are ready or not, winter is coming. In many parts of the country, the severe temperatures mixed with ice and snow make for quite harsh working conditions. Winter weather is hard on people, sure-- but it’s also hard on your equipment! For two or more months per year, your gear must withstand the winter elements. Protect your business by guarding your equipment against the damages caused by winter weather with Sioux Rubber & Urethane!

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Topics: Urethane Coatings, Urethane

Urethane 101

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 22, 2021 3:49:33 PM

Many of the most popular products we carry at Sioux Rubber & Urethane are made from our proprietary polyurethane blend, EndurawearⓇ. Thanks to a depth of expertise and knowledge when it comes to all things rubber and urethane, we’ve learned how to customize blends for various applications for our customers. Whether you need something firm or flimsy, colorful or plain, we can create a polyurethane blend to suit your needs.

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Topics: Urethane

3 Ways We Ensure Quality

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Mar 11, 2021 11:48:16 AM

Over our 60+ years in business, Sioux Rubber & Urethane has built a strong reputation. When it comes to impact, abrasion, and corrosion resistance, there’s no one better at providing innovative and effective solutions for our customers. As we’ve grown our business over the decades, we’ve introduced new products, solutions, and ideas that never fail to meet our quality standards. We’re able to ensure our unparalleled quality because we only make the best, we know our stuff, and we never cut corners.

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Topics: Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Natural Rubber, Endurawear, Urethane

Is Your Equipment Ready for Winter?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Sep 29, 2020 2:59:44 PM

It’s common for equipment to fail in the winter, due to the below-freezing temperatures. Without proper maintenance and care, you could end up with costly damages caused by extreme cold. The bad news: we can’t do anything about the weather. The good news: we can help you protect your machinery from malfunctions caused by dropping temperatures.

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Topics: Rubber Coatings, Urethane

The Hard and Soft of Urethane and Rubber

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jan 8, 2020 3:12:26 PM

Urethane and rubber are amazing materials. They are used in a variety of products from footwear and insulation to rubber bands and tires. We use urethane and rubber for coatings, coverings, and molded products because it is so great at absorbing impact, reducing abrasion and resisting corrosion. One of the reasons urethane and rubber are so versatile is due to their varying degrees of durometers.

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Topics: Urethane, Urethane Liners

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

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

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