Hydraulic Hose in Russellville, KY

We stock the largest inventory of tubes, hoses and hydraulics in the Western Kentucky area. We can make most hydraulic lines as per your sample in less than 10 minutes! Did you know Bowling Green Rubber has two locations? One of those is in Russellville, KY. We have over 45,000 square feet of warehousing between […]

Engraving Services

Bowling Green Rubber & Gasket now offers custom hose marking while you wait! Custom engraved tags can help you and your team create a visible record of your hose’s install date, machine location, or any other important information you need. If you have a large maintenance team, marking the hose with our ticket number you can […]

We Now Offer Flash Cutting

Our ATOM FlashCut die-less knife cutting table is the best solution for cutting thin materials at any size production run. Our flash cutter uses a custom cutting knife system that features automated nesting which allows us to optimize material yield and lower cost. Our technicians can scan in and recreate your custom part in minutes, or can just […]

Custom Hose Assembly

Our Eaton Aeroquip Express Hose Center is where you’ll find fast solutions for your custom hose requirements. We carry a wide selection of hose and fittings, and our staff is ready to build the assembly on the spot. Aeroquip Express Hose Center can make you a quality custom hose assembly while you wait. With pressures high […]

What is Flash Cutting?

BG Rubber’s newest piece of equipment for creating custom parts. Similar to our waterjet, our new flash cutter can creates custom parts quickly. It is a dieless knife cutting table used for cutting soft and semi-rigid materials. Knife cutting systems guarantee quality, reliability and performance, just like our waterjet. However, flash cutting is a faster and less […]

Mixing Tube Standoff height

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What is standoff height? The standoff height is the distance between the tip of the mixing tube and whatever material your water jet is cutting. If you are not close enough to your material it can change the top edge of your part (see below). Standoff too low risks breaking the mixing tube which will temporarily shut down […]

Lawn Mower Belts

No matter how big or small your own little slice of Kentucky may be, whether it’s a standard backyard or acres of bluegrass, lawn maintenance is an inescapable aspect of Kentucky living. And with the July we’ve had there’s been a lot of maintenance. And no matter what type of mower is in your shed: […]

Waterjet History

In the image above you can see a pallet full of waterjetted circles cut from wooden boards on our Flow Waterjet. Many people do not normally associate cutting wood with a waterjet. Rather, saws and power tools come to mind. However, cutting wood was the original inspiration for the industrial waterjet. Waterjet Pioneer Dr. Norman Franz Dr. […]

INDUSTRIAL SEWING

This fabricated belt requires a special type of lacing that is sewn onto both ends using Kevlar thread. Kevlar is one of the strongest and most heat resistant commercially available threads, and it is our number one choice for industrial sewing projects. Kevlar is about 2½ times stronger than nylon and polyester, has very little […]

waterjet cutting six inch thick metal

Go to our Facebook page to see a waterjet at Chesapeake Bay Rubber & Gasket cutting through 6″ thick aluminum. After running our waterjet for three years, we are still amazed by its ability to cut through such a thick material with extreme precision. Watch the video Basic Components and Operation High Pressure Pump The […]