Pinnacle Preventative Maintenance

Keep your Pinnacle in good condition and minimize downtime by performing annual maintenance. Performing Preventative Maintenance on your Pinnacle PCX is easy to accomplish with the Kits and Instruction we provide. Refer to the Maintenance Section of the Pinnacle Manual for details on performing the maintenance. Contact Pickering Laboratories Technical Support with any questions. 800-654-3330, 650-694-6700, or email
Below you can find a general maintenance schedule. Your maintenance schedule will depend on usage. If you use the Pinnacle PCX 24×7, you may want to perform the Preventative Maintenance more often.

Maintenance Schedule

Routine Maintenance

         Check for leaks every day
         Replace Flush and Piston Wash reservoirs every week
         Record operating pressures in a daily log book

Preventative Maintenance

         Replace Valve and Pump Seals every 12 months
         Replace the 10um Reagent Frits every 3 months
         Change the tubing every 24 months

Part Numbers

1000-1003               Kit, PM Service, Pinnacle Single Pump (Pump seals, Valve seals, and replacement filter)
1000-1004               Kit, PM Service, Pinnacle Dual Pump (Pump seals, Valve seals, and replacement filter)
1100-0500               Tubing Kit, Pinnacle Dual Pump
1100-0501               Tubing Kit, Pinnacle Single Pump
1452-0122               Pump Seal Kit, Pinnacle
1452-0200               Valve Seal Tool, Pinnacle (Tool only)
1452-0201               Valve Seals kit, Pinnacle (Seals only)
1452-0202               Valve Maintenance Kit, Pinnacle (seals and tool)
3102-9040               Replacement Reagent 10um Filter
1452-0200               Valve Seal Tool

Parts Lookup

Please try our Parts Lookup on our website if you ever need to find a part number. The Parts Lookup is located on our website. Start at
Select Parts Lookup under the Service & Support menu
Or, you can also find the Parts Lookup under the Products menu.
Select the Parts Lookup from the Replacement Components menu on the left side of the page.
Next, choose which instrument you are using.
Once you are in the Parts Lookup, simply click on a part or drag you mouse over the part of interest to see the part numbers.

David Mazawa
Technical Support Chemist
Pickering Laboratories, Inc.
1280 Space Park Way
Mountain View, California 94043 USA
Phone: 650-694-6700, ext. 710
Fax: 650-968-0749