News

CABLE KITS NOW AVAILABLE

Aug 14, 2010

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering complete kits for building push-pull cables in both inch and metric thread sizes. For example, Our 30-020A kit includes everything (but tooling & equipment) needed to build one 20' 10-32 cable. Our 30-250A kit includes everything (but tooling & equipment) to build thirty-one eight foot cables! As an example, the 30-250A kit includes 270' of core, 240' of conduit, 65 boots & seals, 10 grooved conduit end fittings, 52 bulkhead conduit end fittings, 250 bulkhead nuts, 250 bulkhead washers, 75 jam nuts, 20 pieces of 2" end rods, 26 pieces of 3" end rods, 24 pieces of 4" end rods, 20 pieces of 2" travel tubes, 26 pieces of 3" travel tubes, 24 pieces of 4" travel tubes, and 75 thread protectors. This kit does NOT include assembly instructions, machines, or dies and is NOT for end-users; it is strictly for cable assemblers already skilled in the art of cable manufacturing. This is a GREAT value and gives cable assemblers the flexibility to meet customer needs with MINIMAL inventory.


CABLE CORE & CONDUIT NOW AVAILABLE IN BULK

Aug 14, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our website now offers bulk cable core and cable conduit for building push-pull cables. Other components used by cable assemblers for the building of push-pull cables are also available including end rods, guide tubes, conduit end fittings, thread protectors, and more! Contact us directly regarding machinery and tools required to build push-pull cables.


NEW WEBSITE NOW AVAILABLE

Aug 14, 2010

Our new website is now available. Although we received endless compliments on our old website design, we felt it was time to update our website to take advantage of the latest web trends and features, and to accommodate our expanding product line. Our new website offers 611 part families consisting of over 10,500 standard designs (4,000 items on our old website) and endless custom design opportunities. Major new product introductions include hydraulic adapters, multiple linkage kit options, and most exciting, our new Midwest Control Products Corp brand hydraulic hose.


HYDRAULIC HOSE ASSEMBLIES - now available

Aug 14, 2010

We are pleased to announce the introduction of our own brand of hydraulic hose assemblies. Within our website you can spec out over 1200 different lengths and styles of complete hydraulic hoses. Although the website does not yet offer custom hose assemblies, you can order custom hose assemblies by contacting us directly. Standard hose styles available on our website include JIC, NPSM, NPTF, OFS, and ORB, in sizes 1/4" thru 1", in lengths from 6" thru 144". There may be a design that you can't find on our website, but we doubt it!


NEW WEBSITE PENDING

Aug 09, 2010

We are pleased to report that our new website is almost completed. We are currently testing it and hope to implement it soon. The new website retains all the great features of our current site, improves other features, and adds in more powerful search and scrolling options.


RUBBER BOOT for Studded 5/16 Female Rod End Now Available

Aug 07, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our RFS-5 is now available. The RFS-5 is a molded rubber boot (gaitor) that fits studded female spherical rod ends. Direct web link: http://www.midwestcontrol.com/part.php?id=4088


10 x 20 HEX FREE CLEVIS

May 25, 2010

Our MTC-10S-LH-ZCHF, a 10 x 20 M10 LH zinc clear hex free (ROHS) clevis, is now available.


LEFT HAND QUICK DISCONNECT BALL JOINT NOW AVAILABLE IN 10-32

Mar 31, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our QDL187 ball joint is now available. The QDL187 features a quick disconnect feature AND a left hand thread on the housing (ball stud is still right hand). While left hand thread configurations are very popular with most of our linkage ends, this is the first time we've offered this in the quick disconnect family of ball joints.


5/16-24 LEFT HAND FEMALE CHROME MOLY

Mar 29, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our MXFL-5 is now available. The MXFL-5 is a 5/16-24 LH female, slotted nylon race, chrome moly housing spherical rod end.


MAJOR NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT

Mar 08, 2010

MCP is pleased to announce that we will be introducing a full line of hydraulic hose assemblies, adapters and fittings by August 2010. After considering a number of different options as to what our next product expansion should be, we decided that custom hydraulic hoses, and standard adaptors and fittings would best compliment our current products and customer base. We will make more information available as we get closer to the introduction date.


NEW WEBSITE DESIGN

Mar 06, 2010

As an FYI to our customers, we will be changing the look and content of our website sometime in June or July. The new website will expand on our easy-to-navigate system, and will allow us to better introduce new products.


HEX FREE 1/4-28 YOKE NOW AVAILABLE

Feb 25, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our 280180-ZCHF 1/4-28 RH x 1/4 female forged yoke end, plated zinc clear hex free (ROHS compliant), is now available.


1/4" CHROME MOLY FEMALE

Feb 15, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our MXF-4, a 1/4-28 RH female chrome moly spherical rod end, is now available and in stock!


FEMALE 5/8-18 ROD END WITH ZERK now available

Feb 08, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our 5/8-18 RH female spherical rod end with a grease zerk (part# MSF-10Z) is now available.


NEW PRODUCTS AVAILABLE

Feb 02, 2010

We are pleased to announce that the following new products are now in stock:

(1) MCR-8, a 1/2-20 multicarburetor rod end. This unique rod end has two female threads attached to it (double housing).

(2) BANL-16-12, a 1-12 LH Bung Adjuster Nut (adjust male rod ends after they are assembled.

(3) MXFX-10, a 5/8-18 RH extra long housing female chrome moly spherical rod end, bright polished chrome, slotted nylon race.

(4) MXFX-12, a 3/4-16 RH extra long housing female chrome moly spherical rod end, bright polished chrome, slotted nylon race.

(5) CTF-5-2C, a 5/16-24 RH female rod end, teflon race, and an extra bright polished chrome housing - our best chrome finish yet.


ROD END SEALS - MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION

Jan 15, 2010

We are pleased to announce a major price reduction on our RS series of rod end seals. Typical part numbers: RS375 (3/8"), RS500 (1/2"), RS625 (5/8"), RS750 (3/4").


M12 x 1.75 RH MALE ROD END

Jan 05, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our ASMM-12 M12 x 1.75 RH male spherical rod end is now available.


M14 x 2.00 RH ROD END

Jan 04, 2010

We are pleased to announce that our ASMM-14 M14 x 2.00 RH male spherical rod end is now available.


PATENTED 5/16-24 SPINNING BARREL ROD END NOW AVAILABLE

Dec 17, 2009

We are pleased to announce that our MSFT-5 patented female spherical rod end is now available. This 5/16-24 RH female spherical rod end has a turnbuckle or spinning barrel that eliminates the need for left hand threads!


THE KING OF ROD ENDS - 1.75 x 1.75 Male

Dec 03, 2009

We now offer a monster 1-3/4 - 12 x 1.75 chrome moly, slotted nylon race male spherical rod end. This six pound round end is truly the 'King of Rod Ends'.