Tips for Choosing Pneumatic Air Fittings

Why are QR1 Pneumatic Fittings so Popular?

As the name implies, fittings provide the essential link between components in any pneumatic system. While they may go unappreciated in the world of air circuit design, they’re nonetheless indispensable for efficient and leak free performance.

Products are made to meet customer requirements and with automatic machines, there is a demand for pneumatic fittings to meet those requirements and fit in for a number of industrial applications and processes.

Download the AVENTICS Series QR1 Fittings brochure

Below are some good to know tips when choosing and working with fittings.

Common applications of push-on pneumatic fittings

  • Pneumatic control environments and systems
  • Air supply flow as part of sophisticated pneumatic machines
  • Precision components in various automatic devices

QR1 Metric Elbow

Making sure that the fittings are in good shape is a necessary part of keeping equipment in its optimal working condition. Fittings that maintain a constant flow of air and pressure within the hoses ensure that the performance of the air tools is not compromised.

Types of pneumatic air fittings

  • Plastic push in fitting
  • Brass Push in Fitting
  • Stainless Steel Push in Fitting
  • Push on fitting
  • Compression Fitting
  • Brass Connector Quick Coupling
  • Push Button Coupler

The advantages of QR1 pneumatic fittings

  •  The oval release ring makes it easy to remove tubing
  • For esthetics, fittings come in the color grey to blend with other machine parts
  • Available in standard and mini sizes
  • The fittings can be quickly installed in almost any setting, without requiring special tools
  • Assembly is quick because of the minimal tools needed makes the process easier
  • Maintenance is easier and faster
  • Because of their steady grasp, the fittings can be used in high pressure and temperature environments
  • Tubing is available in various materials (PUR, PE, PA, and PTFE) for maximum application compatibility
  • Silencers for exhaust posts come in several styles and materials

When choosing fittings, some factors to be considered

  • Working pressure
  • Working environment
  • Working temperature
  • Fluid type ( air, water, oil, etc)
  • Fitting material (plastic, brass, stainless steel)
  • Shape (straight, elbow, etc.)
  • Size (pipe size and thread size

Fittings are easy to install to equipment without other accessories fittings and come in standard and mini sizes. For more information:

Download the AVENTICS Series QR1 Fittings brochure

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