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How are Pneumatics Used in the Food Industry?

Food industry manufacturers are faced with more challenges than most. Perishable goods need to be processed and packaged quickly. Consumables need to be processed and handled in sanitary conditions. While processing plan... Read more

Safety Features of a Nuclear Reactor

Remarkably, given the volatility of radioactive materials, there have been very few major nuclear disasters since the first nuclear power plant came online in the former Soviet Union during the 1950s. However, following ... Read more

How is cement manufactured?

There’s a high chance you’ve encountered cement today, whether walking on concrete pavement or within the confines of your office or home. But how much do you know about cement? Here, API UK answers all your burning ... Read more

Types of woodworking machines

Humans have been working with wood to produce functional and ornamental items for centuries. Although handheld tools are still essential, a raft of electrical and pneumatic machinery has made life so much easier for the ... Read more

What is an ISO Standard Pneumatic Cylinder?

The International Organisation for Standardisation quite literally sets the standards for manufacturing worldwide, providing benchmark standards of conformity, safety, quality and reliability. ISO standards level the pla... Read more

What are the different types of stainless steel valves?

Valves are mechanical devices that control the flow of liquids and gases through tubes and pipes. There are many different types of valves and stainless steel valves are most commonly used in oil refineries, marine proje... Read more


At API UK, we understand the importance of controlling or restricting the air flow within a cylinder. For use with compressed air, our pneumatic flow regulators are manufactured to the highest quality standards to ensure... Read more


In harsh, challenging environments, stainless steel pneumatic cylinders offer a durable and robust solution. Whether faced with aggressive CIP/SIP washdowns in a food and beverage setting or amid the challenging environs... Read more


Here at API Pneumatic UK, we’re proud to call ourselves one of the elite few valve suppliers that provide heavy-duty, stainless steel valves. Manufactured from the highest grade AISI 316L stainless steel, our stainless... Read more

Serving American businesses with FDA compliant stainless steel

If you’re a manufacturer or pneumatics distributor based in the United States and are looking for high-quality FDA stainless steel pneumatic cylinders, API UK has what you need. Our 316 stainless steel cylinders offer ... Read more

Why stainless steel might be better suited to your application

If you're in the market for pneumatic instrumentation, you might find that stainless steel cylinders and valves are better suited to your application. This is especially true for food and beverage manufacturers that requ... Read more

Understanding the main valve types available from API Pneumatics UK

API Pneumatic UK is one of the most innovative valve manufacturers in the UK. We offer a wide range of industrial and process control valves in lightweight aluminium, durable brass and corrosion-resistant stainless steel... Read more