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Advantages of Urethane for Tool Manufacturing

Polyurethane is an extremely versatile elastomer used in countless applications worldwide. Urethane products deliver lots of advantages over other elastomers and plastics - it is stronger, tougher, more durable, and more versatile. Polyurethane's mechanical properties can be adjusted thru chemistry, which creates a number of unique opportunities to solve problems with performance characteristics unequaled in…

Making a “Splash” in Louisiana — A SplashTRON® Review

Earning an excellent reputation in the down hole cutting tool service Mark Tool & Rubber Co, Inc. is nothing short of spectacular with the application of rubber coating blast joints and "SplashTRON®" coating. Mark Tool and Rubber became the leader with a comprehensive approach to developing the ultimate product for splash zone protection. The vision…

Using SplashTRON® for J-Tubes

J-tube pulls have been made with "SplashTRON®"-coated pipelines for 30 years at depths to more than 1,000 feet, and protection is assured for the life of the installation. SplashTRON® is a good electrical insulator, which prevents loss of cathodic protection, and it will not contribute to galvanic corrosion. SplashTRON® is bonded strongly and uniformly to…

Frequently Asked Questions about SplashTRON®

When most people hear the word "SplashTRON®", they're usually unsure of what to expect. So, naturally, we get a lot of questions about what is SplashTRON®, and how is it used. We've put together a list of frequently asked questions we get about our splash-zone protection coating, SplashTRON®. Q: What is SplashTRON®? A: A yellow…

What is the Splash Zone and How to Protect It?

The "splash zone," the area immediately above and below the mean water level, has long been a major concern to both design and corrosion engineers of offshore installations. Oil platform riser splash zone coated with Mark Tool's SplashTRON® pipeline coating. Tides cause the water level to rise and fall, alternately wetting and drying exposed metal…

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