Standard Squeeze Tube Pump Models

Precision Metering No Matter What You’re Pumping

There’s a John Blue Squeeze Tube Pump to meet virtually any liquid fertilizer application. You can choose a pump with oval-shaped tubes and the backing plate built right into the tubes, or from a pump with round hoses and the patented spring loaded backing plate. The choice is yours – oval or round tubes – each squeeze tube pump offers unique features for your specific application needs.



ModelRowsMetering Hose SizeGPADischarge Hose SizeSuction Hose Size
8B-183/8″1.5 – 253/8″1-1/4″ FNPT
8L85/8″3 – 501/2″1-1/4″ FNPT
12B-1123/8″1.5 – 253/8″1-1/4″ FNPT
12L125/8″3 – 501/2″1-1/4″ FNPT
16B-1163/8″1.5 – 253/8″1-1/4″ FNPT
16L165/8″3 – 501/2″1-1/4″ FNPT
24B-1243/8″1.5 – 253/8″1-1/4″ FNPT


  • Ground Drives
  • Miscellaneous Drive Components
  • Planter Kits



  1. Sealed-for-life bearings require no lubrication.
  2. Rubber-coated rollers reduce abrasion, resist corrosion and etching by fertilizers. Easily replaceable in the field.
  3. Heavy Duty PVC manifolds are ideal for all fertilizers including acid based products.
  4. Oval shaped tubes with built-in backing plate insure accurate rates. The positive shut-off is due to the positive sealing tubes.
  5. 8-48 outlets are available. Outlets can be doubled for higher rates.
  6. Pump shaft lets you drive the unit from either side.
  7. Multiple-coned sprockets come standard allowing for seven different delivery rates.
  8. Sturdy, all metal frame.

Oval Shaped Tube with Built-in Backing Plate Squeeze Pump

Hose SizeMax. Output per HoseMax. SpeedMax. PressureRate Range (GPA)
3/8".63 GPM1006 PSI1.5-25*
5/8"1.26 GPM1006 PSI3-50*
*Maximum GPA rating based on 5 MPH, 30 inch rows. Minimum is based on 24 pulses per minute.