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Wedge Pins Incorporated on Putzmeister Trailer-Mounted TKB Series of Hydraulic Ball Valve Pumps


Wedge pins replace the existing nut-and-bolt design that secure the primary manifold (with hopper top) to the secondary manifold (with surge chamber top) on the TKB Series of hydraulic ball valve pumps.

Wedge pins, combined with adjustable primary balls in the hydraulic ball valve pumps, allow for a quicker, easier and more convenient clean-out process. The pins are effortlessly removed with a tap of the hammer.

Wedge Pins Incorporated on Putzmeister Trailer-Mounted TKB Series of Hydraulic Ball Valve Pumps

Proven Effective Design Makes Clean-Out Easier

For an easier clean-out process, convenient wedge pins are now incorporated on all trailer-mounted TKB Series of hydraulic ball valve pumps from Putzmeister America.

Wedge pins will replace the existing nut-and-bolt design that secure the primary manifold (with hopper atop) to the secondary manifold (with surge chamber atop), as currently found on a Thom-Katt® TKB pump. By simply tapping the wedge pin with a hammer, it is effortlessly removed and the hinged manifold simply pushed to the side. This method, combined with the unique adjustable primary balls, allow a quicker, easier and more convenient clean-out process.

In countless applications over the years, this wedge pin design has proven itself highly effective during clean-out on other Putzmeister products, including truck-mounted concrete boom pumps and trailer-mounted P30 mechanical pumps. As a result, all new TKB orders with shipment this fall will have this more efficient design installed.