Stainless Steel Cylinders

Designed for harsh environments when cleanliness is essential such as in the food and beverage sector.

Aluminium cylinders are often unable to withstand harsh conditions and, in certain applications, a more durable cylinder is required. Stainless steel air cylinders are notably more durable than aluminium cylinders and are better suited to harsh environments when cleanliness is essential, such as in the food and beverage sector.

Stainless steel is more durable than other materials and offers minimal risk of corrosion, rusting or staining. Therefore, stainless steel pneumatic actuators are often used where corrosion resistance is required. As well as the food and beverage sector, stainless steel pneumatic cylinders are also used in the medical profession and in aircraft applications.

Norgren Stainless Steel Cylinders

Norgren are premium manufacturers of stainless steel cylinders and their range is available in both ISO roundline and ISO tie-rod construction. Stainless steel air cylinders offer a high level of performance and reliability, maximising machinery service life.

Norgren stainless steel cylinders are also resistant to acid and are compatible with a variety of accessories and mountings, allowing stainless steel pneumatic cylinders to be used in a wide range of harsh environments.

At MGA Controls, we have an extensive range of stainless steel pneumatic cylinders available to purchase online. To view our collection, please browse our online store. Alternatively, if you require more information about the features of our stainless steel cylinders, our team of experts are on hand to answer any technical questions you may have about any of our pneumatic products.

Please call +44 (0)1704 898980 or email and one of our team members will be happy to help.

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Stainless steel pneumatic cylinder applications

Manufactured to meet ISO standards, stainless steel pneumatic actuators from Norgren are often used in applications where sterilisation and cleanliness are paramount. Ensuring a long service life, the stainless-steel cylinders are also used for applications which may involve risk of corrosion.

Potential applications for a stainless-steel air cylinder include:

  • Food-Processing
  • Dairy
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Marine
  • Medical

Also available with a wide range of features, stainless steel pneumatic cylinders can be applied to a plethora of industrial applications, due to their vast stroke length and wide range of bore sizes.

Choosing the right stainless steel pneumatic cylinder

Stainless steel pneumatic actuators from Norgren are both general purpose and double acting, ensuring you receive the best performance from your component.

Both the KA/8000 and KM/8000 conform to ISO6432 standards and are recommended for use in the food and beverage industry.

The primary differences between these two types of stainless steel air cylinders is that the KA/8000 series features a longer bore size and stroke length, a tie-rod design and is compatible with a range of mountings and accessories.

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