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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.

 

6 Ways to Cut Hydraulic Accumulator Costs for Your Company

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When you have a large hydraulic system in place at your company, its proper operation is directly related to profits and losses. In fact, fluid power is used in countless industries, from construction to manufacturing. A critical part of these systems is the accumulator, which provides extra pressure when necessary. Hydraulic accumulators are expensive in …

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Winter is Coming: Get Fisher Snowplows at MFCP

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Autumn leaves may have just started to fall, but snowy days will be here before you know it. At Motion & Flow Control Products, our team wants you to be prepared for early snowfall and wintry conditions right now. We’re proud to carry Fisher snow plow products in Utah, where they’re definitely (and sometimes desperately) …

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Read This Before Using the Parker O-Ring Selector

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We know when it comes to selecting an o-ring, the exact size and right material are of the upmost importance. If the size is slightly off, or the material isn’t quite right, you could be in for a disaster. The Parker O-Ring Selector is “an engineering design tool that enables users to make the right material …

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See Eight of the Most Popular Parker Hannifin Blogs

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Parker Hannifin covers a ton of ground, technology speaking. From filtration to pneumatics to process control, they manufacture products for countless applications – and have the know-how required to engineer for all of them. So, it goes without saying that they write some great content about trends, products, technology, maintenance, and more. Here are the …

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Hydraulic Dilemma: Should You Repair or Replace Your Hydraulic Hoses?

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High-pressure liquids, tight schedules and tough job-site conditions are all associated with hydraulic hoses in the field. These workhorses in rubber form allow huge machines to move and produce items with efficiency every day. One failed hose, however, will halt any project. Injuries can even result from failed hoses. A common question arises: should you …

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How to Sharpen Your Saw Chain Like a Pro

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Your chainsaw is a loyal companion for cutting firewood and other activities. It’s becoming more difficult to wield, however, and the cutting action is below par. Your saw chain is ready for a sharpening session. Take your time with this step-by-step process so that you have a cutting edge that rivals a brand-new chain. These …

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How To: Step-by-Step Look at Hydraulic Hose Assembly

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Hydraulic hoses can be purchased as prefabricated products, but they may not serve your exact purposes. At Motion & Flow Control Products, we understand that customized hoses are almost always required in most industries. Streamline your company’s machines with hoses made in-house. Follow this simple, step by step guide to making hydraulic hoses with expert …

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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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