4/6/2017 2:24:37 PM
For offshore applications and industrial use that calls for superior corrosion protection, long life, and resistance to impacts and abrasions, urethane (and polyurethane) coatings have a lot to offer.
1/18/2017 3:42:07 PM
Your business doesn’t need parts that can be easily damaged. Parts that can crack, break, tear, swell, abrade, and deteriorate slow down operations and cost you money. This is why Mark Tool’s signature cast urethane & polyurethane products set the standard in many industries in 2017.
11/30/2016 12:18:54 PM
"We ask a lot of questions up front,” Hebert says. "The client will come in with drawings, and we’ll ask them about operating temperatures, if the pipes are above or below ground, if they are subsea, what kind of chemicals they will come into contact with, and things like that."
9/26/2016 12:11:35 PM
Offshore oil and gas extraction equipment and fleet vehicles take a lot of abuse, and traditional rubber parts sometimes don't weather the abuse well. See why polyurethane parts offer some very distinct and attractive advantages over conventional rubber parts.
9/16/2016 12:53:38 PM
When determining your cost for these kinds of superior coatings, it is helpful to understand the major properties and benefits of SPLASHTRON and to know where it is applicable. The cost of having SPLASHTRON applied to your equipment can vary significantly.
8/20/2016 9:38:55 AM
ThermoTron is a specially-formulated version of Mark Tool's SPLASHTRON for use in high temperatures. Read on to learn more about how ThermoTron is splash zone coating to protect your risers, hull piping, and insulation for subsea flow-line.
8/19/2016 4:52:18 PM
You no doubt have heard some common words bandied around in the offshore drilling industry. Some of the terms change, some are different from region to region. But as long as the company men have something to say and you don't want to be out of the loop, you'll want to add these five new buzzwords to your vocabulary.
7/28/2016 11:55:08 AM
When considering the oil and gas employment sector: there is good news and bad news.
6/30/2016 1:46:36 PM
Government regulation and corroding pipeline infrastructure are factors currently complicating the work of oil and gas pipeline companies in the United States.
6/30/2016 1:21:21 PM
Mark Tool & Rubber makes a variety of custom molded rubber products, and can always equip existing tools with a protective rubber coating.
5/31/2016 3:24:21 PM
Ask any enlisted man or woman what the rule of thumb was for avoiding unwanted attention from a superior officer, they would likely respond by saying, "If it moves, salute it. If it doesn't move, paint it." In those days, adding layers upon layers of paint was the only way of preventing wind and water from eating away at the metal surfaces on the ship.
5/31/2016 2:46:39 PM
Mark Tool makes equipment for the mining industry with two key features in mind: durability and resiliency.
4/27/2016 11:22:51 AM
When you need tow lines to get the job done, you will want to have gear that ensures a longer lifespan for your tow ropes. This is where tow line protectors come to play.
4/17/2016 11:45:41 AM
Because of their constant exposure to natural elements and other corrosive agents, application of pipeline coatings are essential to ensuring that pipelines are safer and longer-lasting.
3/25/2016 4:38:28 PM
Using Computer Numerical Control (CNC) plasma cutting to automate the machining process is a smart way to achieve consistency, precision, and efficiency in all of your cutting work. Plasma cutting is already thought by many to be a more efficient and precise method than working with oxy-fuel or high-pressure water jets.