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If you’re thinking it’s time to grab a bigger hammer, STOP! In fact, using a hammer might be the worst thing you could do if you’re working with quick connects. The thought of using a hammer if your couplers aren’t connecting properly can be really enticing, but we implore you to stop, drop the hammer,… continue reading »

Water

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Water. It can be one’s best friend or one’s worst enemy. One of the four natural elements, it’s both a powerful force – and indispensable. It can fight fires and flood basements. You may be moving it to grow crops or pumping it to prevent flooding. Whether it’s coming in trickles or tidal waves, we… continue reading »

Keep Your Rig Rolling

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America’s trucking industry is key to our nation’s transportation needs. Whether it’s raw foods, finished goods, fresh produce or something else entirely, if it weren’t for the thousands upon thousands of big rigs driving up and down those long highways it’s essential to our nation’s economy. At Hose & Rubber Supply, we want to make… continue reading »

Thread and End Connection Identification

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When using any type of hose or tubing, a leak-proof seal is accomplished by properly identifying the type of thread being used. There are 4 primary different seal types when identifying connections: the thread interface, the O-Ring, the mated angle or mechanical joint, and the mated angle with an O-Ring. Thread Interface A thread interface… continue reading »

Hose & Rubber Food Grade Hoses

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 5 million people worked in the food and beverage industry in 2011. And each and every single one of those people know that when something stops working in the middle of a production line, chaos ensues. Unfortunately, this is something that happens all too often… continue reading »

Cam and Groove

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Overview At Hose & Rubber Supply, we offer OSHA-approved classes to our customers that are focused on hose, belt power transmission, and operations safety. One course we offer revolves around camlock training. A camlock, also called cam and groove, is a quick connect coupling system that consists of a “male” adapter and a “female” coupler…. continue reading »

COVID-19 UPDATE

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Dear Customers, Suppliers, and Friends of Hose and Rubber Supply, In light of this long, ongoing COVID challenge we wanted to review and renew our commitment to everyone’s safety and health.  We here at Hose and Rubber want to first extend our deepest concern, support, and prayers for all who have contracted or lost a… continue reading »

Brake Lines Made Here

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Brake Lines Made Here [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the hose world vehicle brake lines are a category unto themselves. With all that’s riding on them they are not a place to take a short-cut, having tested performance and quality assured products matters. Our classic same-day service isn’t just for hydraulic hose assembly replacement, hydraulic adapters, quick couplers,… continue reading »

Oil & Gas industry debate in Colorado

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Oil & Gas industry debate in Colorado [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Recently debate regarding the oil and gas industry has had significant national and local attention in Colorado.  The Hose & Rubber Supply Commerce City branch has a front-row seat as this drama is playing out.  Voters went to the polls last November to determine if regulation… continue reading »

Billings relocation

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Billings relocation [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The old saying that ‘the only constant is change’ is true. We have an exciting change to make you aware of. Hose & Rubber Supply has been serving the Billings area since the 1970s. Since 1986 we have been located at the same building. That is until last November when we moved… continue reading »