Case Study: How We Saved a Manufacturing Company £10,000

Case Study: How We Saved a Manufacturing Company £10,000

What was the Problem? When a Sunderland-based manufacturing company was having issues with the production control systems on one of their lines, they reached out to Airlane Pneumatic’s MD Gary Conlin to come up with a solution to the problem. The one hour consultancy...

Case Study: Bespoke Y-Piece

Case Study: Bespoke Y-Piece

Bespoke Parts Design Airlane Pneumatics are able to supply a broad range of energy efficient compressed air treatment equipment for all types of Industries, i.e. food, beverage, medical, general manufacturing and engineering, quarrying & mining, agriculture &...

Bad Decisions, Bad Timings and Bad Luck: Our 2019 Reflection

Bad Decisions, Bad Timings and Bad Luck: Our 2019 Reflection

Bad Decisions As I reflect upon Airlane's 14th year, I look upon the last 12 months or so and wonder 'what might have been.' About 14 months ago we were approached, after a chance conversation, about making the biggest single investment we'd ever made at Airlane. This...

Becoming More Environmentally Friendly

Becoming More Environmentally Friendly

Thinking About the Planet  Here at Airlane we've been taking notice of the current climate change protests, and we know that something needs to be done to help protect this planet and every living thing that inhabits it. We decided to look at ourselves to try and make...

Case Study: Control Panel Build

Case Study: Control Panel Build

Control Panel Design and Build We undertake the design of an Airlane control panel with several conditions in mind. The application environment dictates the enclosure construction and material. We ensure clarity of piping by using different coloured tubing for ease of...

Compressed Air Purification

Compressed Air Purification

Selecting Compressed Air Purification to ISO Quality Standards The International Standard for compressed air purification and quality introduces a simple system of classification for the three main contaminants present in any compressed air system: dirt, oil and...

Why Airlane? How We Came up with Our Brand Name and Logo

Why Airlane? How We Came up with Our Brand Name and Logo

What's in a Name? The Airlane name came about after research into creating a new brand name.  I wanted ‘air’ in the name, that’s what we use, it had to be there.  The ‘lane’ part was originally to do with the company location at the time.  Then, a web search of...

Pneumatics in Action

Pneumatics in Action

Quirky Pneumatics Facts I’m often asked what my weirdest fact about pneumatics is, and it has to be the New York City Pneumatic Mail system. The New York pneumatic tube mail system was installed in in 1897. Each tube could carry between 400 and 600 letters and...

Bespoke Pneumatic Parts

Bespoke Pneumatic Parts

Creating Specialist Solutions Over the years, Airlane has manufactured several bespoke pneumatic parts for customers. We get involved usually when either the original part is obsolete and replacements don't fit, a special application needs something designed to fit...