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 We get involved usually when either the original part is obsolete and replacements don’t fit, a special application needs something designed to...
Pneumatic Products for Safe Systems

Pneumatic Products for Safe Systems

Workplace Safety Standards   The issue of safety in the workplace is becoming increasingly important for machinery manufacturers who are forced to sort out a mass of continuously evolving standards, the focal point of which remains the Machinery Directive. In...
The Truth About Compressed Air

The Truth About Compressed Air

What is Compressed Air? Compressed – the air is forced into a smaller space and is always wanting to expand back to its’ original state of lowest energy level.  If a sealed container has its’ volume reduced by 50% or halved then the pressure for the same amount of gas...