Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

Does Urethane Break Down?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 28, 2023 1:06:56 PM

Extreme weather is nothing new for Midwesterners. Rain, snow, sun, or floods, we must be ready for almost anything in the Midwest. And our machinery needs to be, too. With below-freezing temperatures in the winter, machinery is often the first victim to heavy snow and freezing temps. Fortunately, Sioux Rubber & Urethane has you and your machinery covered! With high-quality urethane products, we keep your equipment tougher than the weather and lasting longer. 

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Topics: Urethane Coatings, Urethane, polyurethane

What is the Toughest Rubber Type?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 28, 2023 12:58:08 PM

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. 

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Topics: Rubber Products, Urethane Coatings, Rubber

How Strong is Urethane Rubber?

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jul 27, 2023 10:39:53 AM

Urethane rubber is a versatile material known for its exceptional strength and durability, making it a popular choice for industrial and commercial applications. Sioux Rubber & Urethane, based in Sioux City, Iowa, is a leading manufacturer of high-quality urethane rubber products. Endurawear® Urethane is Sioux Rubber & Urethane’s proprietary blend of urethane rubber created specifically with our customers' needs in mind.

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Topics: Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Urethane Products, Urethane Coatings

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

Get Creative With Spray-on Urethane Coating

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Oct 23, 2020 12:00:48 PM

Equipment of all shapes, sizes, and functions can be at risk of abrasion and corrosion. Perhaps you’ve avoided pursuing protection options for your equipment because you never imagined there would be a solution for your specific hopper, truck bed, bracket, roller, or frame. Well, we’ve got you covered. Literally. Spray-on urethane can be applied to almost anything, in a wide range of thicknesses and hardness. The versatility and protection that we can provide with Spray-on Urethane coatings is unmatched!

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Topics: Urethane Coatings

Endurawear Urethane: A True Wonder Product

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Mar 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Endurawear Urethane is one of our signature products. We use this proprietary blend of polyurethane to enhance the performance of machinery and equipment to provide a longer lasting life. Our Endurawear Urethane is mixed for superior impact resistance, better abrasion resistance and load release to decrease maintenance costs and increase operating margins. Polyurethane is much more than just another type of plastic. Its special characteristics make it uniquely useful for many industries.

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Topics: Urethane Products, Urethane Coatings, Endurawear, Urethane

Yes, We Can Cover That!

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Nov 7, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Have an unusual piece of machinery or product that could benefit from some vibration control or corrosion resistance? We can help by covering it in rubber or urethane. In fact, one of the cornerstones of our business is our custom rubber and urethane coverings and coatings that we create specifically for your unique needs. 

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Topics: Rubber Products, Urethane Products, Custom Rubber Products, Rubber Coatings, Urethane Coatings