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Peristaltic Hose Pumps from Tapflo UK

Peristaltic Hose Pump

What is a PT Hose (Peristaltic) Pump?

Tapflo PT is our latest pump design. We have combined the best materials with smart design solutions in order to maximise running time and minimise service.

How they work  

The principle of operation of the pumping action in the Tapflo PT series hose pump is achieved by pinching a circular loop of rubber tube with two diametrically opposed rotating wedges. Due to the rotational movement, the fluid in the tubes is pushed ahead of each wedge. When each wedge reaches the end of the loop, the hose is released and the wedge rotates to the start of the loop to begin a new cycle.

As the wedge releases the reinforced tube, it immediately returns to its original shape, thereby ensuring positive suction and priming. This construction makes it a smart and effective choice for a wide range of pump applications.

Typical Applications

  • Water Treatment
  • Mineral processing
  • Ceramic
  • Chemical industry
  • Food industry
  • Paper mills
  • Agriculture

Advantages of the PT Pump

✔ No mecchanical seal or stuffing box ✔ Robust entirely of ductile iron
✔ Suitable for aggressive or viscous fluids ✔ Dosing of very corosive chemicals
✔ Fully self-priming up to 9,8 m ✔ Damage-free continuous dry running
✔ Outlet pressures up to 15 bar ✔ Very easy maintenance
✔ Stainless steel screws ✔ Heavy-duty bearings, greased for life
✔ Two year warranty ✔ Plug and play
✔ Reverisble flow ✔ Close coupled with gearbox protection
✔ Low sound level: <70 dB at 1 meter

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