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Pneumatic cylinders, or pneumatic actuators, provide linear or rotary motion and force to automated systems, processes and machines. Compressed air is forced into the cylinder to move a piston that is attached to a mecha... Read more

The basic principles of pneumatic control panels

A pneumatic control panel is a one-stop-shop installation for the control of cylinders and pneumatic actuators. Incorporating all the pneumatic and electronic components you need for the specific performance parameters o... Read more

Single or double-acting pneumatic cylinders: which do you need and why?

Pneumatic cylinders offer a cost-effective and maintenance-free solution for generating force and motion to power a wide range of automation applications. There are two main types: single-acting cylinders, which feature ... Read more

How pneumatic cylinders can improve your efficiencies

Pneumatic cylinders are the simple, unflashy workhorses of modern manufacturing. But don’t let their relative simplicity fool you, these integral components provide huge bang for your buck if you need an efficient, aff... Read more

The A-Z of API Pneumatic valves

If you need new pneumatic valves, make API pneumatic UK your first port of call. With an extensive selection of pneumatic valves, from ancillary valves to solenoid valves, API Pneumatic UK is your one-stop shop for all y... Read more

Unique same-day service for bespoke pneumatic cylinders

At API Pneumatic UK, we’re known for going the extra mile for our customers. A shining example is our 90-minute, same-day build service for ISO 15552 pneumatic cylinders. When you need a bespoke pneumatic cylinder with... Read more

How to select the best pneumatic cylinder for your application

API Pneumatic UK is a specialist supplier of high-quality, high-performance pneumatic cylinders. We have a huge range of pneumatic cylinder types available, ranging from compact cylinders to ISO cylinders, rodless cylind... Read more

Achieve peak performance in pneumatic systems with our pressure regulators

In this article, API Pneumatic UK discusses how pneumatic pressure regulators can be applied in compressed air systems to achieve optimal performance levels and guarantee stability for your process. Discover why certain ... Read more

Why your process needs a stainless steel mini ball valve

If you are looking for a compact ball valve for confined spaces that doesn’t compromise on performance, there are few better than mini ball valves. For additional quality, stainless steel miniature ball valves, such as... Read more

API UK answers your FAQs about stainless steel full bore ball valves

In this article, API Pneumatic UK answers five of your most frequently asked questions about full bore ball valves. We discuss a host of common queries that consumers and buyers in the industry enquire about regularly. W... Read more

ISO cylinder selection guide

Designed to meet industry standards set by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), an ISO certified cylinder is the mark of quality. As leading cylinder manufacturers and suppliers, we pride ourselves o... Read more

Avoiding mistakes in choosing pneumatic cylinders

To the uninitiated, selecting the right pneumatic cylinder for your chosen application can be quite a complex process. Pneumatic cylinders are used in a variety of applications and industries, come in thousands of variat... Read more