The MKT Pile-Driving Product Line
MKT's comprehensive line of pile hammers, vibratory driver-extractors, fixed lead and auger systems continues a tradition of meeting the demand of the construction industry. MKT has proven technology for handling every geological challenge facing foundation engineers and contractors.
Since 1892, MKT equipment has been known for three things: simplicity, reliability and durability. Our simple and durable design means that our equipment is built to perform year after year, with a minimum of down time in the most demanding environments imaginable.
Our simple, reliable and durable design contributes to consistent low total cost of ownership to the pile driving contractor. In job after job, MKT equipment is less costly to set up and deploy and easier to use and maintain. The total useful life of MKT equipment is legendary where 30 years and more of service has been commonplace.
MKT continues to be the leader in lifetime value and total cost performance with each of its Vibratory Pile Driver/Extractor systems. From the lightweight V-1 to the extra heavy-duty V-52 (201 tons of driving force), each MKT System provides outstanding driving and extracting performance for the many foundation construction scenarios that call for nonbearing piling. We offer the best combination of hydraulic horsepower, frequency and total weight.
Excavator Mounted Lead System (ELS)
MKT is proud to introduce the new Excavator Mounted Lead System (ELS). The ELS is designed for multiple applications with many types of foundation equipment including hydraulic augers, diesel hammers, vibratory hammers, air and hydraulic impact hammers. The MKT ELS is ideal for high production jobs, low headroom applications, and areas where erecting a crane may be difficult. Each MKT ELS system contains a head sheave and two hydraulic winch systems: one 34,000 lb. (w/ 2-part) main tool winch and one 12,000 lb. service winch (for piles, auger flighting, etc.). Additionally, the MKT ELS boasts a patented 8' vertical travel system for additional clearance and a boom adapter capable of up to 10 degree side-to-side leveling for uneven terrain. This system is designed to be modular, capable of fitting the specific needs of our customers.
MKT's Diesel Hammers deliver exceptional hard hitting energy and performance job after job, over a lifetime of heavy use. These lightweight, self-contained units bring superior flexibility, ease of use and mobility at a substantially lower total cost. Each hammer offers one cylinder with interchangeable ram sizes, automatic lube system, adjustable fuel delivery and an integral trip assembly. Please contact the factory for details on the MKT line of Diesel Pile Hammers.
MKT's Lead Systems provide continuing examples of custom design and service in pursuit of solutions unique to the contractor. Flexible, easily demounted components contribute to rapid set-up and fold down in work situations calling for exceptional quickness and pile driving accuracy. MKT Hydraulic Bottom Braces offer exceptionally rapid and accurate adjustments. Our standard models accommodate a broad range of fixed lead applications.
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MKT's full range of accessories, pile driving leads, lead system components, drive caps, and vibratory hammer clamp assemblies provide unprecedented adaptability in meeting all manner of pile driving challenges.
MKT's expert engineers are prepared to support customers whose needs call for custom design and manufacturing either of specialized construction equipment or custom hydraulic power units. We invite you to call on MKT with your next demanding application.
MKT is a leader in providing foundation specialists with Hydraulic Augers for a variety of pre-drilling and auger cast-piling applications for extra productive piling placement. Featuring fixed or variable torque capabilities MKT's heavy-duty hydraulic system components are second to none for flexibility and durability in exacting construction environments.
MKT understands that there are many construction applications calling for a variety of high production Double-Acting Air Hammers. MKT offers six different models of double-acting air or steam driven pile hammers. Energy ratings range from 1,000 ft-lb to 19,000 plus ft. lbs and from 300 to 95 strokes/min. The unusual power and reliability of the MKT Double-Acting Hammer is primarily due to their trouble-free valve system. The B3 hammers have and continue to prove their versatility by driving to cut-off with the hammer submerged as much as 80 feet beneath surface. Also, the #5,6 & 7 have the capacity for rapid, trouble free pile extraction.