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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.

 

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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STIHL Chainsaws: What Alaskans Need to Know

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Did you know Motion and Flow Control Products offers a comprehensive line of STIHL chainsaws and other STIHL products in Alaska? We know living in Alaska there’s no shortage of uses for power tools – and we want your next project to be a breeze. Our team makes sure you have the highest quality chainsaws like …

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STIHL Chainsaws: Tough Tools for Alaska

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Did you know Motion and Flow Control Products offers a comprehensive line of STIHL chainsaws and other STIHL products in Alaska? Homeowners and professionals alike need products they can count on. That’s why our teams in Fairbanks and Anchorage make sure you have access to the highest quality chainsaws like the STIHL MS 170 and the …

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Partner With the Best: BrakeQuip Hose

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Working with hydraulics means hoses are your priority. Any tiny leak means trouble for heavy machinery, assembly lines and other industrial processes. At Motion & Flow Control Products, our team understands your system’s components. We’re proud to work with BrakeQuip as a dedicated partner toward our shared success. Learn more about the BrakeQuip products and …

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Hydraulic Malfunction? Top 3 Issues That Stop Machines in Their Tracks

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Hydraulics power thousands of mechanisms across the world. They lift, maneuver and shift weights that are otherwise impossible to move. There’s a complex world inside of your hydraulic system that cannot be ignored, however. Breakdowns are common when the system isn’t checked on a regular basis. Take a look at the top three issues that …

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Reigning Top Fuel Champion Brittany Force to Join Us in Littleton, CO July 19th!

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Our lives revolve around making your lives easier. To ensure we make that clear, we’re holding a Customer Appreciation Day in Littleton, Colorado Thursday, July 19th! Joining us is Brittany Force, the reigning Top Fuel Champion! She’ll be with us from 12PM – 1PM, and you won’t want to miss out. Here’s what you can …

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Is Technical College the Right Choice?

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High-school graduates have a world of options open to them. You might go directly into college, pursue a post-graduate degree, or choose a trade school. The real world is at your doorstep, however, with unlimited potential for making money and building a career. Because a high-school diploma can be limiting in certain job industries, going …

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Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosy: Securing Your Hose Assemblies for Optimal Operations

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Nearly every machine in today’s industries have hydraulic systems. Pressurized fluid can by one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to generate mechanical energy. Heavy-duty machines rely on this power for construction, manufacturing and other purposes. Besides the hydraulic pump, high-pressure hose assemblies are critical parts to these systems. In fact, the hoses act …

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Got Pressure? Top 3 Things You Should Know About Your Hydraulic System

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Hydraulics define certain industries, from construction to assembly line tasks. Fluid under pressure gives life to countless machines. With this in mind, it may sound extraordinary that most people don’t understand their hydraulic systems. These workhorses make heavy-duty tasks possible and efficient for everyday production. Before you encounter another hydraulic system, take some time out …

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