Rubber & Specialties,Inc.
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Rubber & Specialties,Inc.

Excellent Resource for Rubber Products & Services in Florida

We are an industrial hose, belting, rubber, and gasket supplier. We help Manufacturing & Maintenance clients operate safely and efficiently so that our client’s downtime is minimized and production is at its highest quality.

Mission Statement

Working together to provide quality products and reliable service, we strive to get it right the first time, every time. At Rubber & Specialties, Inc., the service never stops.

Our Vendors

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Brass Vs. Stainless Steel Fittings

While brass and stainless steel are commonly used in hydraulic and pneumatic systems, there are benefits to using one over the other. In this blog post, you will learn about the benefits of each, helping you to understand why one may be better than the other for your unique application. Brass fitting benefits: Stainless steel fitting benefits: …
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Pipe Flanges 101

Introduction to Pipe Flanges Whether it’s an oil and gas pipeline, irrigation in agriculture, or a piping system for chemical processing, connecting pipes is a common occurrence in a variety of industries. Regardless of the purpose and type of fluid being transferred, the connections must be secure with minimal to no leakage ensuring safety and efficiency. Pipe flanges play…
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3 Choices of Hydraulic Hose

Hydraulic hoses are the arteries of a hydraulic system. They are used in a wide variety of equipment and industries, including oil and gas, mining, construction, agriculture, manufacturing, rail, automotive, food and pharmaceutical production, and much more. Hydraulic hoses are used to convey fluid throughout a hydraulic system to provide a flexible connection between two fluid…
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A History and Overview of GSM Armored Hose

An old proverb says necessity is the mother of invention. When an important need or problem arises and presents obstacles, we are challenged to create a solution. In a nutshell, this is how Dixon’s GSM Armored Hose came about. History In the 1800s, the Bessemer process, open-hearth furnace, and electric furnace were the most commonly…
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What Type and Size of Hose Clamp Do I Need?

Hose clamps are designed to secure the hose to the hydraulic fitting. It stabilizes the connection, which is why finding the correct size is essential. But before sizing a hose clamp, you need to ensure there will not be leakage or excessive pressure. Hose clamps are meant to attach a hose to a fitting or nipple. A…
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Rubber & Specialties,Inc.

You got to love Nick

We love Nick here at the office. You should, too, especially when he orders too many hard hats. As you can see, we have lots of colors. And they are the ratcheting style. So call Nick (+1 (850) 478-9778) to place your order. And tell him I sent you to bail him out. -Lance
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