Pneumatic Cylinders & Accessories
As expert pneumatic cylinder suppliers, API Pneumatic UK specialises in the sale of high quality and high performance single and double-acting pneumatic cylinders. Constructed from a metallic piston assembly, our pneumatic cylinders are suitable for heavy-duty operation and their clean lines enable efficient SIP and CIP wash-downs for hygienic applications.
Single and double acting pneumatic cylinders from API UK
Here at API UK, our comprehensive range of exceptional single and double-acting pneumatic cylinders are manufactured to efficient turnarounds and at competitive prices. We offer multiple build configurations on all of our pneumatic air cylinders, which can be adapted upon request and interchanged as necessary. Our team of technical experts are happy to accommodate individual requirements for your chosen pneumatic cylinders, as well as any additional requests you may have.
Browse our complete pneumatic cylinder range below:
Stainless steel pneumatic cylinders
The leading product in our comprehensive pneumatic cylinder range, API UK’s stainless steel cylinders offer unbeatable corrosion resistance. We are one of the only UK pneumatic cylinder suppliers to supply our own range of stainless steel cylinders.
Manufactured from 316 stainless steel, API UK’s stainless steel pneumatic cylinders are able to withstand even the most extreme environments. These single-acting stainless steel pneumatic cylinders also deliver longevity and reliability in harsh and hygienic applications, making them ideally suited to the pharmaceutical and oil and gas industries.
ISO cylinders from API Pneumatic UK feature lightweight construction, polyurethane seals and stainless steel piston rods. Conforming to both ISO 15552 and ISO 6432 standards, our ISO pneumatic cylinders are manufactured with unrivalled attention to detail and come in either single or double-acting models.
All of our ISO pneumatic cylinders have been manufactured with attention to detail, creating an effective, streamlined and modern design. In addition, API ISO cylinders can be provided as ATEX models upon request. For additional convenience, our ISO 15552 cylinders are also available as same day builds at no extra cost, should your business require a quick turnaround.
Cartridge cylinders from API Pneumatic UK are manufactured from nickel-plated brass, complete with stainless steel rod and springs, as well as polyurethane seals. A cost-effective single-acting pneumatic cylinder, our cartridge cylinders are available in different bore lengths, depending on your requirements. The of these cartridge microcylinders ensure adaptability for a variety of applications.
Compact cylinders from API Pneumatic UK feature a one-piece body design with integral grooves, enabling reed switching to be housed within the cylinder profile, thus eliminating the need for brackets. Our compact, modular pneumatic cylinders come complete with integrated guide shafts, which ensures no direct loading and prolongs the lifecycle of the seals.
Rodless cylinders from API Pneumatic UK are magnetic as standard, which makes them suitable for reed switch mounting. Featuring adjustable cushioning and long-lasting polyurethane seals, the unique low-profile design of our rodless pneumatic cylinders reduces overall length by 50% compared to cylinders with piston rods. This unique feature makes API rodless pneumatic cylinders an ideal for solution for applications where space is limited.
Rotary actuators from API Pneumatic UK benefit from a space-saving, integral rack and pinion design. Magnetic as standard, our double-acting pneumatic rotary actuators feature adjustable cushioning, which allows for high cycle times and a good end of stroke shock protection.
Roundline cylinders from API Pneumatic UK feature an anodised aluminium head and tube, as well as chrome-plated steel rod and seal for a longer life cycle. Available in both double-acting magnetic and non-magnetic versions, our roundline pneumatic cylinders are for use with compressed air, either with or without lubrication. API roundline cylinders are also available as ATEX models upon request.
Short stroke cylinders
Short stroke cylinders from API Pneumatic UK feature a compact design and space-saving dimensions for applications limited by space. With a high force to length ratio, and conforming to ISO 15524 standards, our short-stroke cylinders come equipped with elastic cushioning for quiet operation, flexible mounting options and broader piston rod mounting alternatives.
Pneumatic cylinder accessories
To complement our pneumatic cylinder range, API UK is able to supply a diverse portfolio of pneumatic cylinder accessories. From mechanical grippers to switches and brackets, all of our pneumatic cylinder accessories are available with a multitude of customisation options to suit your desired cylinder type.
We also have a specialist range of cylinder mounting accessories, manufactured from steel and aluminium that are designed to provide mounting options to match any industry. Finally, we can also provide small-in-size pneumatic grippers for applications where space-saving instrumentation are required.
API Pneumatic UK is a leading pneumatic cylinder supplier. We can supply a wide range of API pneumatic cylinders, from ISO cylinders, to roundline cylinders, compact cylinders, cartridge cylinders & rodless cylinders. Our cylinders are available on a next day delivery basis. Speak to an API Pneumatic UK expert today for more details.
API Pneumatic UK can supply a wide range of pneumatic cylinder mounting accessories, available in steel or aluminium. Our aluminium cylinder mounting options provide a low cost and lightweight optional mounting solution for general purpose applications. While our steel pneumatic cylinder mounting options are ideal for heavier duty applications.
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