MK3 Tyre Inflator Ranges

Published 18 July 2011 in
MK3 Tyre Inflator Ranges

Document Number PCN1102 – 18 July 2011

This is the official notification that Pneumatic Components Ltd is changing the plating process of some of its products. This notification provides information on the affected items, the important dates, and how to identify the change.

Items Affected:
The following part numbers will be affected by this change:
ALG3 (MK3 Tyre Inflator range)
ALG4 (Truck Tyre Inflator range)
ALG5 (High Pressure Tyre Inflator range)

Description of Change:
The current electroplating process on the trigger/lever used on the above products will change from a zinc & yellow passivate to a trivalent plating process.

Identification Method to Distinguish Change:
Zinc & yellow passivated plating is yellow/gold in colour
Trivalent plating is silver in colour

Reason for Change:
Process improvement and environmental awareness

Anticipated impact on fit, form, function or reliability:

Implementation Date:
18 July 2011

2 comment on “MK3 Tyre Inflator Ranges”

  1. As this isn’t a reliability issue, is it still safe to use the original zinc version?



    1. Hello Kev,
      Thanks for getting in touch and yes it’s safe to use the MK3.

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