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Pneumatic Tubes

Specifications

Alloy

Porthole extruded tube in alloy 6063 T6

Bore tolerance ovality included

H11

Eccentricity

Maximum 10%

Roughness

Inner diameter maximum axial 0.6 µm
Inner diameter maximum radial 0.8 µm

Inside and outside anodised

20 + 5/- 0 µm

Lengths

3000mm or 3500mm

Straightness

L/1000

A wide range of pneumatic tubes for many applications

Cole & Swallow Metals specialise in tubes for use in the manufacture of pneumatic cylinders. Produced and manufactured from quality aluminium alloys in Switzerland to internationally recognised standards for the pneumatics industry.

We are able to offer from our stock, the complete range of standard sizes and with our manufacturers in Switzerland, can also meet your requirements for bespoke sizes. For more information about how Swallow can meet your requirements or meet unusual product specifications, please contact us.

Pneumatic tubes perform essential functions in many industries and applications, often using off-the-shelf products. Some uses however need bespoke shapes, tolerances, finishes or properties, specially tailored to the application. Whether off-the-shelf or bespoke, Swallow Metals can supply the right solution for your needs.

Many of our customers prefer to order their pneumatic tubes complete and ready to install, rather than in component or semi-finished condition.

Swallow can deliver your order manufactured to whatever level of completion that is required.

Our supplier only uses manufacturing equipment that is up-to-date, ensuring cost efficient production and delivering consistent quality, further guaranteed by our rigid adherence to our ISO9000 quality system.

Ex Stock

We supply pneumatic cylinder tube ex stock to the following specifications:

  • 36/32 - 0.581 kg/m approx.
  • 45/40 - 0.908 kg/m approx.
  • 55/50 - 1.121 kg/m approx.
  • 68/63 - 1.399 kg/m approx.
  • 86/80 - 2.118 kg/m approx.
  • 106/100 - 2.629 kg/m approx.
  • 132/125 - 4.390 kg/m approx.
  • 168/160 - 6.289 kg/m approx.
  • 210/200 - 8.759 kg/m approx.

Aluminium pneumatic cylinder tubing is supplied in alloy 6063 T6, porthole extruded to H11 tolerances on the inside diameter.

It is anodised inside and outside to a minimum thickness of 20 µm. It can be supplied in lengths of 3000mm to 3500mm.

Please note that the 160mm diameter and 200mm diameter tubes are seamless extruded and drawn.

Custom extrusion of profiles other than circular are all available either from stock or by custom manufacture to special order.