What sets Sioux Rubber & Urethane apart? Quite simply, it’s our processes that help us to stand out when compared to companies that offer similar services. It is common in our industry to use UV Curing, or cold-bonding to adhere rubber to a substrate. This process does work, but you get what you pay for. Cold bonds are only as strong as the glue that is used. This is why, from day one, we’ve been committed to the process of vulcanization.
When we talk about our clamp pads and Abrasiplate products, many times we use the term vulcanize to describe how the rubber is adhered to the substrate, but what does that really mean?