Tech Talk: Axial and Triplex Pumps
AXIAL AND TRIPLEX PUMPS
The pump is a critical component of every pressure washer. Knowing the difference between them will help you select the machine that is suited to your task.
There are two main types of pump types:
Axial: Smaller pump with a wobble plate system that is ideal for many light and medium duty applications.
Triplex: Larger pump with a crankshaft and piston system that delivers greater power and longer life that is used in medium and heavy-duty applications.
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AXIALWobble plate system.
Direct Drive, ideal for many light and medium duty application.
TRIPLEXFeatures a crankshaft and piston system that delivers greater power and longer life.
For medium to heavy-duty applications.