Pneumatic Components Guides

British Pneumatics is here to help! We offer technical guidance on all our products and, accordingly, have produced a series of articles on common questions and issues. If you are familiar to pneumatic systems or are just starting out, you may find some of these guides helpful.

Our Most Popular Guides

How do I choose an appropriate solenoid valve?

 What Kind of Pneumatic Filter Do I Need?

How does pneumatic tubing size affect flow rate?

What's the use of stainless-steel pneumatic components?

Pneumatic Solenoid Valves

 Spool vs Poppet vs Rotary Pneumatic Solenoid Valves

 Solenoid Coil Voltages (AC vs DC Advantages/Disadvantages)

Troubleshooting Solenoid Valve Faults

Metallic vs Plastic Body Solenoid Valves

How Do I Connect a Solenoid Coil?

Pneumatic System Maintenance

Pneumatic Filtration and Lubrication

Compressed Air Treatment Guide

What’s the use of an Air Dryer?

Pneumatic Mechanical Valves

Hand Lever Valves

Foot Valves

Push Button Valves

Roller Lever Valves

Other Technical Articles

Arduinos and Pneumatics

Direct Acting vs Pilot Operated