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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.…

What’s the Difference Between ThermoTRON® and SplashTRON®?

You’ve heard of our revolutionary splash zone-protective coating “SplashTRON®.” But are you familiar with its thermal-insulation counterpart called “ThermoTRON®”? Continue reading as we break down the differences between these two products, their uses, benefits, and more. SplashTRON® SplashTRON® is a flexible yet tough, high-density elastomer coating used for splash zone protection. What makes this coating…

Frequently Asked Questions About ThermoTRON®

When most people hear the term “ThermoTRON®,” they typically assume it has something to do with heat or insulation--maybe even a robot off of Transformers. With a name like this, we usually receive a lot of questions about what exactly ThermoTRON® is and what it can be used for. We’ve decided to answer all of…

5 Reasons why ThermoTRON® is Perfect for Offshore Projects

As the oil and gas industry evolves and we move deeper into the increasingly warm gulf, the need for advanced technology arises. You want only the best, most reliable equipment for your project, and we’re here to introduce the latest in game-changing protective pipeline coating. Continue reading as we dive into 5 reasons why ThermoTRON®…

5 Ways Polyurethane can be Used for Oil and Gas

At Mark Tool & Rubber, we have over 40 years worth of experience in manufacturing polyurethane parts. Our custom-made parts are utilized worldwide across several industries, from food processing to oil and gas. Today, we will discuss five different ways that polyurethane can be used in the oil and gas industry. 1. To protect against…

How to Protect the Splash Zone

In the offshore industry, preventing “splash zone” corrosion is a very important part of offshore safety. The reason this zone can be problematic to this industry is because as the tide rises and falls, it continuously wets and dries the exposed metal surfaces (i.e., platform risers and legs) of the platform. Exposure to oxygen as…

How to Know When to Use Urethane

A common misconception in the oil and gas industry is that rubber parts are cheaper than polyurethane parts. Urethane can actually be cheaper, particularly in situations where you need larger parts/quantities or several identical parts. The expensive part of casting urethane parts is typically creating the mold. However, once the parts have been molded, there…

Compression, Extrusion, and Injection Molding Explained

In the industrial field, rubber is used to create coatings for tools as well as for other parts. Rubber has endless benefits, such as its durability and strength. It can form a composite component by bonding to nearly any material and can be morphed into complicated structures. Here at Mark Tool, we create custom molded…

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