Buy pneumatic tube
The environment determines the right pneumatic tube. Chemicals, UV radiation, working pressure, acids, ... can damage the pneumatic tubes, causing them to tear, become less flexible or lose other properties, and your compressor has to generate more compressed air or bar due to the wear of the pneumatic tubes. Therefore, for these components, it is important to carefully check the applications in our engineering tools. All types of compressed air tubes are described for which applications they are suitable. You can easily find these here. Thus, you know that pu tube (PUN) is resistant to Vaseline, but not to water, but PUN-H is. Or that pa tube (PAN) is resistant to oil, but not to methanol. It is best not to buy PE tube when glycerol is nearby, and PFA tube (PFAN) is even resistant to citric acid and suitable for foodstuffs. The great advantage of our wide range: the right tube used for the right application. This keeps the air tube resistant to the environment in which it is mainly used.
The Festo portfolio has four main groups of compressed air tubes: development with a different material type;
• Polyurethane (PU), the widest range of tubes. These tubes combine flexibility with good chemical workability resulting in a package of specific properties.
• Polythene (PE) has wear-resistant properties with a competitive price-quality ratio.
• Polyamide (nylon) tubes can be used at higher working pressures and temperatures.
• Teflon®, the highest-quality tubes in terms of material type.
Pneumatic tube systems
Pneumatic tube systems for constructing a compressed air network are available in the pneumatic connection technology category. This pneumatic tube is very suitable for connecting production rooms to the compressor to transport compressed air over longer distances thanks to their large diameter. When discussing pneumatic tube systems, the term "cylindrical containers" refers to the capsules or carriers that are used to hold the items being transported. These containers are typically cylindrical in shape to fit within the tube system and facilitate smooth movement through the tubes.
Flexible air tubes are used on the machine or plant itself, and selecting from the different plastics and buying tubes (available from stock) for your machines becomes very easy and efficient thanks to our engineering tools.
Finally, once the right combination of tube and coupling (Pneumatic system) has been selected - possibly with the help of Festo - it is a matter of determining the correct diameter of the air tubes and coupling. A step not to be underestimated as wrong choices can lead to problems. Oversizing, for example, guarantees unnecessarily high compressed air consumption, pressure drop or too low a flow. Under sizing leads to unreliable application, increased risk of leakage or deformation due to excessive pressures and insufficient compressed air capacity.
It is important that you know the size (diameter in mm) of your couplings. You can easily find these products via the article number. The pneumatic tube is normally delivered from stock to any location in the UK and suitable and available in various lengths. If you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Typical Applications: Pneumatic tube system finds applications in various industries and settings. They are commonly used in hospital, laboratories, blood samples, medications, food industry or paperwork between different departments. Pneumatic tube system also facilitates efficient document handling in office buildings, banks, and libraries. Some retail establishments, such as large supermarkets or department stores, use pneumatic tubes for cash handling.
Pneumatic control systems
A pneumatic control system is a type of control system that uses compressed air or gases to operate and control various mechanical or automated processes. Pneumatic control systems are widely used in industrial applications and can be found in manufacturing plants, power plants, refineries, and other industrial settings.