Compact Pneumatic Cylinders

Available in a wide selection of sizes, strokes and diameters, for unrivalled reliability and performance.

As leading suppliers of instrumentation to the Process Industry, MGA Controls stocks a wide range of compact pneumatic cylinders from leading manufacturers. Our compact pneumatic cylinders are available in a wide selection of sizes, strokes and diameters, for unrivalled reliability and performance. While our Norgren compact pneumatic actuators are also compatible with additional parts and kits.

Compact pneumatics from MGA Controls are commonly used in applications where space is limited. A compact pneumatic cylinder operates on the same principle as a pneumatic actuator, except that the small size allows the compact variants to be installed in just one third of the space required by ISO/VDMA standard cylinders.

Norgren manufactures a wide range of compact actuators, including aluminium cylinders, compact air cylinders and ISO compact pneumatic rams. Their range of pneumatic cylinders are suitable for various different industries and applications, depending on the material composition.

Every ISO compact pneumatic ram from Norgren is designed to conform to ISO 21287 standards and the RA/192000 series is also double acting. MGA Controls also has a range of single acting compact actuators, available for applications where ultra-short strokes are required. Compact cylinders also include an option for limit switches for position feedback.

Our technical team is available to answer any of your questions regarding compact air cylinders and ISO compact pneumatic rams. At MGA Controls, we take pride in providing high-quality products that are suitable to the needs of your business. If you require further information or want to request a quote, please contact our technical team today on +44 (0)1704 898980 or email One of our team members will be happy to help.

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Compact pneumatic cylinder

As expert manufacturers, Norgren develops a wide range of compact pneumatic actuators, suitable for an array of applications and industries.

Formed from hardwearing materials, including stainless steel and aluminium, Norgren’s range of compact pneumatics also includes ISO compact pneumatic rams.

Available with a variety of features, including a wide range of bore sizes and stroke lengths, Norgren compact actuators are also available with either a double or single acting piston.

Using a compact pneumatic cylinder

The need for compact and efficient pneumatic cylinders has never been greater. As leading experts in developing pneumatics, Norgren has manufactured a range of compact pneumatic actuators, improving machinery efficiency and saving space.

Norgren’s compact cylinders are perfect for high force/short stroke applications where space is at a premium. Tested over a number of years, Norgren’s compact actuators can be used in even the most challenging environments.

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