Industrial Areas for Pinch Valve Applications

AKO Pinch Valves are available in a diverse range of different housing, end covers and sleeve material options, enabling them to be suitable for almost every application and industry. Below is a list of industrial areas and media that are examples of pinch valve and aerator pad applications for bulk materials handling:

  • Pellets
  • Acids
  • Powders
  • Aggregates
  • Forms of Alumina
  • Animal Feed
  • Ceramic Beads
  • Coal
  • Aluminium chips/powder/sulphate
  • Barium
  • Bentonite
  • Sugar & Salt
  • Cake Mix
  • Carbon ash/Carbon black
  • Dust
  • Cement (+dust & powder) & Concrete
  • Starch
  • Grit
  • Creams & Lotions
  • Detergent
  • Vegetables
  • Sludge
  • Paint & Pigments
  • Epoxy Resin
  • Fiberglass
  • Foundry Sand
  • Iron Oxide
  • Lead
  • Metal Filings
  • Silica
  • Fertilizer
  • Plastic Compound
  • Gelatin
  • Sodium Hydroxide
  • Hot Air
  • Hydrated Lime
  • Grain, Nuts & Seeds
  • Flour
  • Paper Pulp
  • Talc
  • Waste Material
  • Pharmaceutical Powder
  • Rapeseed
  • Seasonings, Spices, Sauces
  • Soda Ash
  • Biogas
  • Effluent Water
  • Salt Water
  • Recycled Water Systems
  • Nickel Pellets
  • Food Waste Recycling
  • Oil Based Salmon
  • Dry Mortar Batching
  • Compressed Air
  • Medical Tablets
  • Sand Blasting
  • Steel Shot Blasting
  • Caplets
  • Alloy Wheel Refurb – Welding Flux
  • Latex
  • Nylon Beads
  • Abrasive & Viscous Slurry
  • Animal Remains
  • Sewage & Waste Water Treatment Works
  • Powder Coating
  • Hydraulic Oil
  • Chemicals
  • Agricultural Sprays & Fertilizers
  • Farming Slurry – Drugs/Chemicals
  • Glass
  • Gravel
  • Iron Phosphate
  • Methylene Chloride
  • Clay
  • Cereal

To find out which rubber sleeve materials we offer, and the temperatures they can handle please see our Sleeves page.

Pinch Valve Applications as Shut-Off Valves

AKO Air operated Pinch Valves or Hose Valves are the ideal solution to shut-off and convey powders, pellets and suspensions. For any pinch valve application, whether it be on-off dispensing, tanker filling, controlling the flow of product with a proportional control system, a mixing process, bagging machines, vacuum lines or spraying, AKO pinch valves are proven to be the succeeding product in many industries.

Control Pinch Valves for pneumatic conveying of bulk materials such as cement, sand and gravel are commonly supplied into the building and construction industry.

Unlimited Product Flow with Free Flow Valves

Some of the advantages and characteristics of AKO Pinch Valves include a tight seal, no blockages, and no plugging. Below are some pictures that show our pinch valves in use with a range of different applications, as well as some abrasive media.

Contact Us

To discuss your application or for help & advice on which of our Pinch Valves would suit, please contact AKO

01327 312747