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Why Pay More for Pump Repair?

Many of today’s sophisticated construction and oilfield hydraulic systems utilize servo controlled Piston style hydraulic pumps.   These servo’s are mounted on the pump and use an electric signal to port servo or pilot pressure to stroke the pump to a desired position in order to obtain optimum flow and pressure.   These valves are […]

Three Easy Steps to Improve Cleaning Process

Things that you can do right now to make your cleaning process more effective! If you are already using the Ultra Clean System then you already know the importance of cleaning your hydraulic lines. But did you know that you can maximize your efforts without spending a penny more? Just take a look at these […]

Small Things Have Big Consequences

How a tablespoon of dirt can cost mines millions of dollars! It isn’t easy working in the Mining Industry. Mines are the backbone of the economy, providing raw materials to meet every day needs of consumers and businesses. But they also have to contend with a tough economy, environmental and regulatory requirements, workplace safety, and […]

Why Choose Ultra Clean?

Ultra Clean Tech specializes in contamination control technologies for industries that require contamination-free hoses and tubes in order to prevent costly equipment downtime or failure. We lead the way with practical education and innovations that set the global standard for cost beneficial contamination control. When you choose Ultra Clean Tech to control your fluid power […]

Thread Galling and Stainless Steel Fittings

A common concern with any stainless-steel fitting is thread galling. When two surfaces come into contact with one another, there can be adhesion, which can cause the metal to tear on the thread. This is called thread galling, and it can cause damage to your fittings and decrease their longevity if not properly cared for.  […]

Compare Benefits of Aluminum Pipe vs PVC

When it comes to piping, there is always one question that dwells on people’s minds. Should they go for aluminum or PVC pipes? Contractors and engineers must be careful when choosing the best type of pipe for their compressed air system. The long-term effects of choosing either type of piping will outweigh any initial costs. This […]

Can You Hear Your Compressor Talking to You?

If you’ve ever been in your industrial plant during a shutdown, you probably noticed that your compressed air system was trying to send you a message. That hissing sound you heard was your money going down the drain. Compressed air is expensive; you don’t get a lot out of your system for what you put […]

Discover the Benefits of Aluminum Piping

Engineers use various piping materials for compressed air systems, these include black iron, galvanized steel, copper, stainless steel and even plastic (PVC). In more recent years, aluminum piping has become an option considered by many contractors, architects and engineering firms. Aluminum piping provides many benefits for compressed air systems in many different applications. There are […]

McCormick & Associates Proud to Represent AIRpipe

AIRpipe has been engaging in the air compressor industry and air transmission industry since 1997. In 2008, the company purchased a campus to manufacture the aluminum pipe and fittings used for AIRpipe’s network system for the compressed air, vacuum, and inert gas applications.  The AIRpipe system is designed to ensure users’ air quality, improve environment, […]

McCormick & Associates Adds AIRpipe to List of Manufacturers

We are pleased to announce that we are now representing AIRpipe aluminum pipe systems. AIRpipe is a provider of superior performing compressed air, vacuum and inert gas piping systems. The company advances the compressed air and inert gas industry with aluminum piping solutions; engineered for long-term reliability, improved productivity and environmental sustainability, all while reducing […]

Ultra Clean Introduces Clean Capsule Dispenser

Now, you can easily store and dispense clean seal capsules using our Ultra Clean Clean Capsule Dispenser (UC-CDS). The unit can accommodate the entire range of capsules. An attached lid seals and protects the capsules from airborne contamination. A loading wand and size chart are included with your purchase. The stand’s adjustable easel-like design allows […]

What are Tariffs? How Do They Affect American Business?

Published online by Eren, Facty Staff 4/11/19 At their most basic, tariffs are taxes on imports from foreign countries. Tariffs are a tool used to boost a country’s economy and are generally a part of a protectionist policy. Most modern economists don’t think that tariffs are a good option and countries have been leaning more […]

FUI Now Offers Online Services

McCormick & Associates, Inc. and Fittings Unlimited are happy to announce a new Online Ordering Service. Simply click on the FUI Button to the left and follow the link to request a log in. When you get it, (usually within 24 hours) you can now do the following online: View Inventory- Know what is available […]

McCormick & Associates Now Represents Legend Valve in New England

McCormick & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that we are expanding our relationship with Legend Valve and have been appointed their Industrial Representative in New England. Headquartered in Auburn Hills Michigan, Legend Valve is commited to technical excellence. Legend maintains a technical laboratory where they conduct live product testing, metallurgical and material element analysis, […]