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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.

 

What you need to know about Clean Diesel ISO standards

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We get a lot of questions about ISO standards – and some of the most common questions are about clean diesel, or ISO 4406. The standard 4406 basically calls for a quantifiable measurement of particulate contamination to achieve a maximization of equipment performance and minimize repair and replacement issues and expenses. But, there’s a lot more that …

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What’s the Difference Between AN and AND Fittings?

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A common question we get is, “What is the difference between AN and AND fittings?” It can be a particularly confusing area, so you’re not alone. It’s confusing for some because AN fittings are Air Force – Navy Aeronautical Standard fittings and AND fittings are Air Force – Navy Aeronautical Design Standard fittings. Kinda close, right? Let’s take …

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Top 6 Reasons Hoses Fail

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Nothing lasts forever. Sadly, many of the reasons a hose fails has less to do with product life cycle and more to do with avoidable mistakes. Proper hose maintenance can lengthen the life of the hose and keep your equipment up and running. Let’s take a look at the most common reasons hoses fail – and …

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How Do I Choose Hydraulic Fittings?

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Three Things To Know When Choosing Hydraulic Fittings Trying to choose the right hydraulic fitting can sometimes feel like you are on a game show. Close your eyes, turn around three times and pick one. The best you can hope for is that the one you land on is not a complete fail. With all …

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VMI: 5 Benefits You Need to Know

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Vendor managed inventory, or VMI, is an inventory agreement where the buyer purchases a certain amount of product from a supplier, and keeps the inventory on-hand. The management of the inventory and purchase orders is controlled by the vendor, refilling/restocking as necessary, whether it’s on a weekly, bi-weekly or customized schedule. Products can range from small items …

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Product Spotlight: Parker SensoNODE

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April’s Product Spotlight: Parker’s SensoNODE The MFCP product of the month is SensoNODE, a Parker Hannifin product. We’ll give you a rundown of what it is, how it works, and give you a look at some of the features. Ready? So, what is it exactly? SensoNODE is a powerful sensor used with a smartphone app to …

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2017 Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference in Seattle

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Why You Should Attend! Registration is open now! VMMC provides an unmatched scope and variety of sessions and panels for technicians and administrators. The scope of the sessions and panels has been an annual event for over 67 years. VMMC uniquely connects fleet management personnel with their peers. The transportation sector includes evolving equipment and technology …

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MFCP PLANTS A FLAG IN NEW TERRITORY

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DENVER – Motion & Flow Control Products, Inc. (MFCP) is thrilled to announce MFCP has expanded its footprint. MFCP opened a new location in Williston, North Dakota – the first location for MFCP in the state. With this new addition, MFCP now has a presence in ten states. Headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, MFCP is a …

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Five Hoses, Two Fittings, ONE Solution.

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Designed to meet the most common working pressures in industry, GlobalCore stands above the competition and serves customers around the world with a simple family of constant working pressure hoses. GlobalCore hoses are manufactured in the major regions of the world – North America, Europe and Asia – supporting the equipment they serve, regardless of …

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