Author: MFCP team

How Pneumatics Are Used in the Railway Sector

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Hydraulics are messy and electricity is costly. What can an industry use as a widespread energy-conversion solution? The answer is in pneumatics. These devices use compressed air so that items can move, slide or remain in position for long periods of time. Pneumatics can be found in nearly every industry, including the commercial transport sector. …

Parker Hannifin Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation

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Much has changed since Arthur L. Parker founded the Parker Appliance Company in March 1917, but the company’s unwavering commitment to innovation, quality and engineering excellence has remained constant. Today, Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 company and a leader in motion and control systems and technology, and all of us at MFCP are proud …

No More Back-Breaking Work: Introducing the STIHL Cutquik Cart

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There’s a whole day of concrete cutting ahead of you. Pulling out your trusty, STIHL concrete saw is the first step. By midday, however, you’re already exhausted. Hauling around a 20-pound-plus tool is a chore itself. If you’re in Alaska, think about adding a cart to your arsenal of handy tools. It will serve you …

The Pacific Marine Expo is Back! Here’s What You Need to Know.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the annual Pacific Marine Expo! First, to get prepped for this year’s show, get a refresher on what you missed last year. Plus, check out this year’s full list of exhibitors.You can find Motion & Flow Control Products at Booth #806. The three-day show has a jam-packed agenda. …

Pre-Mixed Fuel for Chainsaws: Why You Should Switch Right Now

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When you walk through a Motion & Flow Control Products store in Alaska, you might be tempted by the pre-mixed fuel on the shelves. For traditionalists, mixing your own fuel for those chainsaws is an art. You create just the right ratio. However, mixing fuel isn’t always practical. Stop walking by the STIHL fuel mix, …

5 Tips When Using Your Fisher Snow Plow

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Snowy conditions will be here before you know it. Whether you’re a dedicated worker in the field or a hardy resident, snow can be a challenge to move without the right tools. Who wants to pull out a snow shovel anyway? Grab your Fisher snow plows and get ready for the winter season. There are …

Cutting Power During Winter: Your Solution With STIHL Chainsaws

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Your property’s landscaping grew like weeds over the summer. The fall is a great time for clearing away the overgrowth, but you just don’t have the tools. Head out to our Alaska store to check out our STIHL chainsaws, and see first-hand how they can solve your cutting dilemmas. What Makes STIHL Stand Out? Picking …

10 Cost-Effective Ways to Prepare for Winter

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Fall may have just started, but winter will be here soon enough. Snow, hail and rain might be on the menu for this year’s winter festivities, so it’s a good idea to be prepared. Get to know the top 10 ways you can prepare for winter. Insulate the Attic The experts at Money Talks News suggest …

How Pneumatics are Used in the Railway Sector

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As a high-speed train courses down a railway, passersby may marvel at the speed, quiet operation and appearance of the entire transport. Trains have come a long way since the steamer days. Today’s rail roads incorporate the latest technology, which includes pneumatics. The power of pressurized air is still a viable concept for rail transport …

Cutting Power During Winter: Your Solution With STIHL Chainsaws

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Your property’s landscaping grew like weeds over the summer. The fall is a great time for clearing away the overgrowth, but you just don’t have the tools. Head out to our Alaska store to see for yourself how a STIHL chainsaw solves your cutting dilemmas. What Makes STIHL Stand Out? Picking a STIHL chainsaw above …

Parker Hannifin Connectors: Protecting Your Hydraulic System

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When you’re on the job, the machines that you work with must have quality parts. Without these assemblies, your day would be full of troubleshooting and repair jobs. Productivity is certainly sacrificed in these cases. For these reasons, turning to Parker fluid connectors as trusted parts is the best move any company can make. Learn …

Pumping Fuel: Your Transfer-Pump Options, Explained

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Fuel is a resource every industry covets. From powering a manufacturing machine to fueling the bulldozer parked outside, every moving invention needs energy in some form. Most machines rely on petroleum products, such as diesel or gasoline. It takes more than just a connection between a gas tank and the engine to make a machine …