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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.

 

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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Lubrication Necessities: MFCP Supplies the Top Brands for Your Peace of Mind

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One aspect of machinery that’s shared among every industry is the need for lubrication. Gears, pumps and other moving parts come to a complete halt without lubrication across every surface. At MFCP, we support a business’s critical needs with pumps that provide reliable lubrication day in and day out. With Alemite, Graco and Lincoln pumps …

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Lock ‘Em Tight: Securing Your Industrial Hose Assemblies With Dixon Products

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Whether you have hydraulic fluid or thick oil moving through those industrial hoses, any spills are worst-case scenarios. Protect your customers’ job sites and facilities with hose accessories that they can trust. At MFCP, we’re proud to carry Dixon products for your fluid-transfer needs. Material Choices Dixon knows industrial applications are both complex and possibly …

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10 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Hoses

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When you run a business, swapping out parts on machines or devices is commonplace. Productivity is the goal, so part swaps become the fastest pathway to a completed project. You might wonder what you can do with all of those failed parts, including hydraulic hoses. There are a few ideas that can reduce your waste …

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Your Guide for All Info on Parker Crimpers

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Your livelihood depends on quality hydraulics every day. From assembly lines to construction machines, hydraulic pumps, hoses and other parts create the forces necessary to complete a project. Parker crimpers help simplify your hose-building needs. The Crimping Dilemma Buying manufactured hoses is the goal of most project managers. Prefabricated parts are a grab-and-go option as …

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