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Industrial Rubber Uses

Rubber is so much more than just the material that your tires and gloves are made out of. Nearly every product you use in everyday life requires some form of it, and the following are just a few of the many ways that rubber is used in our daily lives.   Transportation All methods of transportation…

Comparing Urethane to Metal, Plastic, and Rubber in Industrial Applications

Urethane is one of the most versatile materials on the market and is often favored over metal, plastic, and rubber when it comes to industrial applications. Continue reading as we dive into the main advantages of urethane over other materials.  Metal vs urethane Abrasion, conductivity, pressure, magnetism, weight, and noise are often critical factors in…

A Deep Dive Into The Testing Behind ThermoTRON®

ThermoTON® is an innovative solution to subsea thermal insulation. This special coating can withstand up to 350°F and is intended for use in hull piping, splash zone protection, subsea jumpers, and more. To ensure the quality of our new product, we’ve put it under a grueling series of tests in the gulf for many years,…

What are the Perks of Using Cast Urethane?

At Mark Tool & Rubber Co, Inc., we are leaders in the polyurethane industry and have been manufacturing cast urethane products for over 40 years. We’ve manufactured parts for an array of industries that are used all around the world.  We love working with cast urethane for several reasons. While its benefits are endless, the…

How Rubber Extrusions are Used in the Military

One extremely important component of military products that often gets overlooked is rubber extrusion products. Defense systems require special, repeated components that meet extremely precise specifications and can be created during the extrusion process.  Understanding rubber extrusion In order to understand the many uses of rubber, you must first understand how it’s made and what…

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Subsea Installations

Subsea installations are a major investment. The amount of time and money it takes to build and maintain these structures is endless, and because of this, it’s important that you get the most out of your money.  To ensure that your subsea installation lasts as long as possible, you will need a protective coating. There…

Mark Tool Teams up With D & D Weld/Fab Inc.

With over 40 years of experience in polyurethane manufacturing, Mark Tool & Rubber has completed endless urethane projects in nearly every industry imaginable. Despite the immense amount of uncertainty circling the world right now, one thing you can feel certain about is our ability to service any of your polyurethane or rubber manufacturing needs.  Recently,…

Mark Tool Manufactures 12,000 Polyurethane Wheels for XOOTR

At Mark Tool & Rubber, we have over 40 years worth of experience in the polyurethane industry, making us leaders in manufacturing cast urethane products. We have manufactured endless cast urethane parts and products that are used worldwide in countless industries.  Recently, we were given the opportunity to manufacture 12,000 polyurethane wheels for XOOTR, the…

ThermoTRON® for Pipeline Coating in J-Tubes

ThermoTRON® is a revolutionary wet insulation coating that is ideal for j-tubes and various other components of offshore platforms. Like SplashTRON®, this coating is bonded uniformly and firmly to the j-pipe, offering total protection during and after the pull without disbonding or cracking as the pipe bends. When it comes to j-tubes, ThermoTRON® offers several…

Three Methods of ThemoTRON Installation

ThermoTRON® is a revolutionary high-temperature thermal insulation system that was specifically engineered to protect your pipes in the deepest, warmest waters of the Gulf. When it comes to installation, there are three methods we use. Continue reading to learn more about the ThermoTRON® installation process. J-Lay If you’re looking to protect your pipes in deep…

How ThermoTRON® is Made

ThermoTRON®, Mark Tool & Rubber’s revolutionary thermal insulation system, is the ideal solution for all of your offshore protection needs. In order to best help you understand the benefits of this powerful coating, we decided to break down exactly how it’s made for you.  The Layers In order for ThermoTRON® to successfully insulate and protect…

5 Types of Protection Offered by ThermoTRON®

ThermoTRON® is a high-temperature wet insulation sys that also offers various types of subsea and splash zone protection. While its main purpose is thermal insulation, the endless protective properties that it also offers are not to be overlooked. In this article, we will dive into five of ThermoTRON®’s most important protective features. 1. Riser clamp…

Your Subsea Thermal Insulation Solution for 2020

As we begin the new year, there’s no time like the present to start researching subsea thermal insulation for your pipelines. Without ThermoTRON®, the latest and greatest in subsea thermal insulation, your pipes won’t be able to withstand the same heat and depth of the ocean that your competitors are, and your structures will be…

Why ThermoTRON® is The Best Choice For Thermal Insulation

As the oil and gas industry evolves, the need for thermal insulation with higher internal operating temperatures increases as we drill farther and deeper into the gulf. To fit this need, Mark Tool has created ThermoTRON®--an innovative new insulated coating with over 60 years of experience built into it.  What Is ThermoTRON® ThermoTRON® is a…

Protect Your Xmas Trees This Season With ThermoTRON®

In the oil and gas industry, you know that Christmas trees are crucial to the flow of pipes. While we’re not referring to nature’s holiday staple that’s likely sitting in your house glistening with lights and ornaments at this very moment, we figured that now is the perfect time to discuss protecting your subsea tree.…

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