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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.

 

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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Fuel-Pump Failure: Here’s How to Avoid It

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Without fuel, you’re just not going anywhere. There are a handful of different parts that contribute to your car’s gasoline system, including the fuel pump. It’s instrumental in moving gasoline from the tank and into the engine. No one wants to deal with a bad fuel pump, but it does happen from time to time. …

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How to Prepare Your Snowplow for Summer

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Plowing through the snow is an annual chore (particularly for our MFCP folks in Utah!). Good things must come to an end, however, and your snowplow is ready for storage when spring’s blossoms emerge. Take a few tips from the pros as you carefully set the plow aside until the late fall. Prepare your machine …

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All You Need To Know About Hydraulic Accumulators

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Your crane, pump and forklift all use hydraulics. They’re a wonder of the mechanical world because they move items that are otherwise impossible to budge. You’ve probably seen the basics before, from the piston to the hydraulic hose, but there’s even more to these systems. Learn all about the hydraulic accumulator and why it’s so …

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Alaska, We Are Your STIHL Provider!

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The rough-and-tumble world of Alaska deserves the right tools for the job. At Motion & Flow Control Products, we understand your need for reliable tools in the harshest conditions. We’re proud to support STIHL products out of our Fairbanks and Anchorage storefronts. If you’re wondering who can support your tool needs, our team is ready …

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Securing Those Hydraulic Connections: Shining a Spotlight on Custom Crimp

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Hydraulics allows a weight to be moved with relative ease, such as components in construction machinery or production devices. Most industries couldn’t survive today without hydraulic controllers, pistons and hoses in place. These systems rely on hydraulic fluid at certain pressures, however. Maintaining a closed system is paramount to hydraulic success. At the forefront of …

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 Brand Spotlight: Parker Denison

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Your company either produces a product, or provide a service (sometimes both at once!). Either way, time is of the essence. Hydraulics are a natural part of your sector, but they often don’t always run as efficiently as you’d like. Getting familiar with one of the best names in the industry is your solution to …

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Chainsaw Maintenance Tips

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Chainsaws perform some of the toughest work around. Tree trunks, branches and other objects are no match for a well-maintained machine. However, taking care of your tool is part of its long-term success. Refine your cut this season by focusing on chainsaw maintanance. This timeout will give your cuts a better edge with safety as …

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APSCO Brand Spotlight: Moving the Pneumatic Industry Forward

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From inventory control to the latest O-rings, every component plays a key role in the success of a company. With these facts in mind, we’re proud to bring you a brand spotlight on APSCO. This company is an instrumental force in the pneumatic industry. You may not realize it now, but their components make it …

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Everything You Need to Know About Parker Clipper Oil Seals

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Your industry is unique. From punching out steel parts to cultivating a food craze, each production line requires reliable machines every day of the week. At Motion & Flow Control Products, we partner with your business to attain those production goals. We’re proud to supply you with some of the best seals in the business. …

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