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Why You Need A Pneumatic Filter Regulator Lubricator (FRL)


When compressed air is an essential part of your pneumatic system, make sure you’ve got the right pneumatic filter regulator lubricator (FRL) for the job. Each element of the FRL is important for the longevity of your equipment and to prevent costly downtime. When your equipment depends on compressed air for proper operation, you need to understand the importance of each component in a pneumatic FRL. Here’s how they work: 

Depatie Celebrates a Century of Parker Products


We are proud to congratulate our friends at Parker for their 100 years of historic business! Parker Hannifin products have been instrumental in everything from Charles Lindbergh’s fuel system on board his first transatlantic flight, to controls in the landing module for Apollo 11, and the inspiring and lifesaving work to the oxygen systems on the Apollo 13; Parker products and engineers have made a major impact on American history. 

Why ISO Certification Matters At Depatie


At the International Organization for Standardization they say “Great things happen when the world agrees” and we couldn’t agree more. Our clients rely on our quality and reliability, and that’s what being ISO 9001:2008, AS9100C, and ISO 13485:2003 certified is all about. Certification shows that our high standards are fully integrated into our business practices.

Depatie – Your Partner In Problem Solving


Our customers are problems solvers. They come to us with challenges because they know we are too. At Depatie we’re always ready to help you work through your challenges – whether you need us to support you in your process or work with you to discover new solutions. The payoff to over 60 years of experience is we’re fully versed in best practices and safety protocols. We can help you evaluate your situation and work with you to find a solution.

Visit the Depatie ParkerStore, Open to Everyone!


If you've been searching for a local store that carries over 3,000 in-stock fluid power products and parts, Depatie Fluid Power Company's ParkerStore is the place for you. With a massive inventory, friendly sales team, and solid technical knowledge, our store is fully open to the public, allowing you to hop in, grab the parts you need, and get back to your operation. We're confident that we carry – or can order – the fluid power products that you need. More importantly, our expert team is trained and knowledgeable about the wide array of challenges that our customers face, allowing them to work with them to address difficult issues.

Safeguard Your Hydraulic Systems and Equipment by Performing Regular Inspections


In every operation – regardless of application – owners and operators are looking to get the most out of their equipment. Seeking ways to prolong their lifespan, they strive to avoid costly maintenance, unplanned shutdowns, and critical malfunctions. One of the best ways to prevent these expenses is by regularly inspecting – and keeping a log of – the state of the components in your hydraulic system at the start and end of every shift. With this log, you will be better equipped to address minor issues before they become major problems. More importantly, you'll be taking active steps to maintain your equipment and, therefore, working to prolong its lifespan.

Ensure the Efficiency of Your Operation by Implementing Vendor Managed Inventory


At Depatie Fluid Power Company, we aren't just looking to carry a lot of parts, we'd rather be a valuable partner, a provider of vendor managed inventory, and an essential part of your operation. In that way, we can gain a true understanding of how your business works, look at how your inventory affects your processes, and – best of all – develop solutions that increase your overall efficiency. The true value, we believe, isn't in solving a single problem but in the ongoing alleviation of recurring burdens.

Why Service Matters When it Comes to Your Automation Equipment and Components

Founded in 1956, Depatie Fluid Power Company specializes in the sale, assembly, and distribution of automation components. Carrying an unparalleled line of hoses, seals, cylinders, valves, and fluid connectors, we are an authorized distributor of Parker products and, more importantly, are committed to delivering the absolute best customer service in the industry. Backed by Parker's reputation for quality, we operate a dedicated Parker Store, allowing our customers quick, easy access to the parts they need, when they need them.

Parker Set to Enhance its Filtration Group by Acquiring CLARCOR


Earlier this month, Parker Hannifin Corporation announced that it would be acquiring CLARCOR Inc., a filtration company. Aiming to improve its offerings, the acquisition marks an important step in the expansion of Parker's Filtration Group. As CLARCOR's offerings complemented Parker's current product portfolio, the company's filtration products will slot right in to Parker's catalog. As a result, customers will be able to purchase leading brands directly from Parker. Some of these brands include CLARCOR, Baldwin, Altair, Clearcurrent, United Air Specialists and Purolator.