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Tube, hose, air piping, and fittings

Compressed Air Controls can supply and install tube, hose, air piping, and fittings

A compressed air site generally has three ways to harness compressed air and Compressed Air Controls can provide it all, including fittings to connect it together:

  • Tubing for actuators, valves, and pneumatic tools
  • Hose for pneumatic tools
  • Air piping to take compressed air from the air compressor around the factory
Compressed Air Controls' workshops has a wide range of tubing
Compressed Air Controls' workshops has a wide range of tubing.

Tubing for actuators, valves, and pneumatic tools

We have three types of tube:

  • Polyethylene: This is used for general-purpose.
  • Polyurethane: This soft, flexible tube is suitable for where high flexibility is required.
  • Nylon: This tough tube can handle high temperatures and high pressure.
Compressed Air Controls can supply and install PVC and rubber hose
Compressed Air Controls can supply and install PVC and rubber hose.

Hose for pneumatic tools

We have two types of hose:

  • PVC: This is suitable where flexibility is required in connecting to pneumatic tools
  • Rubber: Suitable for high temperatures and more rugged applications.
Compressed Air Controls can supply and install air piping from MAXAIR, AIRCOM, Europress and John Guest
Compressed Air Controls can supply and install air piping from MAXAIR, AIRCOM, Europress, and John Guest.

Air piping to take compressed air from the air compressor around the factory

  • John Guest: Air piping is rigid and easy to self-install, in sizes 15  and 22mm.
  • MAXAIR: Available from 20mm upwards.
  • AIRCOM: Quick Line Aluminium piping is rigid and available in 20mm upwards
  • Europress: Stainless steel tubing available for specialised applications in sizes 15mm upwards. 
Compressed Air Controls follow best practice by using couplings instead of bending their AIRCOM aluminium piping. 
Compressed Air Controls follow best practice by using couplings instead of bending their air piping. 

Compressed Air Controls follow best practice when installing air piping; we do not bend it

Compressed Air Controls follow best practice by using couplings instead of bending their AIRCOM aluminium piping. 

Bending aluminium air piping would compromise the air piping’s coating and integrity and may cause it to fail. Bending aluminium pipe is not best practice or industry standard.

Compressed Air Controls can also expand your airline network (although if we design the original air compressor and pneumatic setup then we will take into account your potential future expansion and design with that in mind). 

Fittings

The fittings for air piping include:

  • Joiners
  • Couplers
  • Elbows
  • Tees
  • Hosetail
  • Pipe fittings
  • Tube fittings
  • Push-in fittings

Pisco logo as Compressed Air Controls is the New Zealand distributor of their pneumatic products

Compressed Air Controls are now the New Zealand distributor for Pisco products from Japan

Pisco air fittings provide an easy, quick fitting to tubing.  As they can handle higher temperatures, like 110 degrees, they are ideal in an industry where hygienic hot water flushes are needed. 

This also includes air controlsvalves, vacuum, actuatorstube, plarailchain and robot parts and accessories.

Need tube, hose, air piping, and fittings?

Come into our Palmerston North and Wellington branches or ring 0508 763 862 or email us and we can advise you and supply you with all your tube, hose, air piping, and fittings.

How do tubing, hose, air piping, and fittings work together?

Diagram of how tube, hose, airline and fittings work together on a compressed air site

The benefits of using tubing, hose, air piping, and fittings are manifold:

Attaching rigid air piping to the wall means it won't be an obstacle that you might trip over like you would if you just had a hose snaking through your factory or workshop from the air compressor.

Hose and tubing are more flexible so connecting that to pneumatic tools makes sense. 

This hose also isolates air compressor vibration, blocking it from transferring into the pipe network.

Filters are in front of the connection to pneumatic tools and machinery to protect them from contaminants.

Come into our Palmerston North and Wellington branches or ring 0508 763 862 or email us and we can advise you and supply you with all your tube, hose, air piping, and fittings, and design the setup and install it