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You want to know, we tell you. Here, we share what’s going on in the world of hydraulics, pneumatics, and more. We share what your favorite brands, like Parker Hannifin, are up to. And we help you save money, work smarter, and get better products. Learn it all here at MFCP.

 

Hunters and Loggers, Rejoice: Portable Winches!

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Hunters and loggers need portable winches that you can take anywhere – compact, lightweight but with strong pulling force (some winches have a pulling force of up to 1150kg!). Portable Winches from MFCP give Alaskans in the hunting and forestry industries a ton of different options depending on what you need. No matter what model …

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6 Hydraulic Hose Facts: Do You Know Them All?

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Your business relies on hydraulic hoses every day. Lifting machinery buckets and running production assemblies are just two examples of hydraulic scenarios where hoses are in play. Take a look at these fast and fun features of hydraulic hoses. You’ll appreciate them even more with this insider’s perspective. 1. Oil and Hoses are Best Friends …

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Understanding Parker SensoNODE Gold & Voice of the Machine

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  Keeping your machinery downtime to a minimum is something we strive for with our customers. The SensoNODE Gold and Voice of the Machine Cloud Starter Kit provides an out-of-the-box solution to begin measuring and recording crucial data immediately so you can find issues well before they become more harmful.   Getting Started   In …

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Six Questions (and Answers) About Our New Location in Aurora, CO!

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Here’s all you need to know about our new Parker Store in Aurora. Question #1: What was your previous address? Answer: We have two locations combining into one, now located at the Aurora address listed below (the NEW address). Previous Address #1 7941 Shaffer Parkway Littleton, CO 80127 Main: 303-762-8012 Fax: 303-781-7362 Previous Address #2 (already …

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5 Ways to Identify Hydraulic Threads

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Take a look at a standard garden hose. Its threaded fitting slips right onto most faucets because of its universal size. This convenience allows you to buy any hose and it’ll fit every time. Consider the world of hydraulics, and the fittings are completely different. They’re certainly threaded, but sizes can widely vary. Learn how …

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Tips for Choosing the Proper Marine Hose

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A number of fluids run through a given marine vessel, from freshwater to hydraulic fluid. You depend on these hydraulic hoses to remain tough and damage free during your water excursions. When you’re updating any parts on your boat, think about the best marine hoses that can support your investment. Selecting the right one takes …

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Wind-Turbine Science: Hydraulic Hoses as the Arteries for Successful Rotation

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Harnessing the power of the wind has changed the way the world perceives energy production. It’s not necessary to scour the Earth for resources. The wind is a constant companion. As a result, wind turbines have popped up across the landscape for decades. Within these huge machines are hoses that perform critical duties throughout every …

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The Only Step-by-Step Guide to Starting a Chainsaw You Need

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A chainsaw is an incredibly versatile tool for both residential and commercial work. It’s also a fast-moving cutting tool that can cause severe damage to property or people. With this sobering fact in mind, it’s important to know how to start a chainsaw. Follow these basic steps in order to feel and act like a …

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Hydraulic Parts: Comparing Braided and Spiral Hose Designs

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Your hydraulic system can make or break a business. Heavy duty hoses connected to your machinery give life to construction, manufacturing processes and more. The last thing any business needs is a leaky or cracked hose. That’s when Parker Hannifin’s EcoFormance technology comes in. Get to know Parker’s hoses and how they can work for …

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One Name, 27 Locations: Get to Know Our Parker Stores

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Motion & Flow Control Products has been serving the industrial world with quality sales and service for many years. We’ve grown so much that we can now serve you with 27 locations! Our success is thanks to the loyal public who continues to shop with our expert team. Allow us to introduce some of our …

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Hydraulic Wonders: Getting to Know Gresen Hydraulics

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Running your machines with hydraulic ease is achieved with dedicated professionals who put their time and talent into designing the best valves, seals, pumps and filters around. Gresen Hydraulics is a familiar name in this dedicated world. In fact, you might be running some of their components right now. Introduce yourself to a new world …

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How Does A Hydraulic Pump Work?

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A tractor, log splitter and assembly line have a lot in common. They all use hydraulics to operate. The term “hydraulic” simply means that a liquid is used to move an item. This lofty idea makes industrial work possible. One of the core parts to a hydraulic system is the pump. Here we break down …

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