AUSTRALIAN Pump Industries has released the Penta 500 industrial plunger pumps designed for hydro laser applications.
It offers pressures of up to 7000 psi combined with flows of up to 27L/min. It has stainless steel 431 grade heads and stainless steel 35mm drive shafts. It has five plungers.
It weighs 47kg but comes with a cast-steel crankcase and standard ceramic pistons. It is designed for laser cutting applications, where it can be used effectively for fabric and a composite material profiling.
The pumps can also be used for hydro blasting and concrete demolition applications. They can be driven by an electric motor, hydraulics or a diesel engine. In some applications two pumps can assembled in tandem and driven through a splitter box off the back of a diesel engine for maximum efficiency and power.