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Brass Vs. Stainless Steel Fittings

February 1, 2023

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…

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A History and Overview of GSM Armored Hose

January 10, 2023

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…

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What Type and Size of Hose Clamp Do I Need?

December 13, 2022

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…

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Rubber & Specialties,Inc.

You got to love Nick

July 13, 2022

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…

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Rubber & Specialties,Inc.

How to Use Push-in Fittings

July 13, 2022

Dixon offers a reliable line of push-in fittings, which is no surprise. Dixon fittings are the best, but then Rubber & Specialties only carries the best. The fittings come in several different fitting types like: brass. stainless steel. nickel-plated. nylon…

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Rubber & Specialties,Inc.

How Do You Avoid the Wrong Kind of Bend?

July 13, 2022

Sometimes, working with hoses can be a bit frustrating. When you have a job to do, you don’t need to worry about the integrity of your hose. Novaflex offers a bend restrictor for its Uni-Chem hoses. The bend restrictor moves…

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