Upcoming Events Attending AKO Armaturen & Separationstechnik GmbH

Overview of trade fair dates which AKO, European market leader for Air operated Pinch Valves, will participate in..

EHEDG certified pinch valves with EPDM sleeve for CIP / SIP Cleaning

AKO has passed the certification "Type EL - Class I", "Type EL aseptic – Class I" of the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group EHEDG for their new air operated pinch valves series VMCE

Pinch Valves directly from the Manufacturer

As in previous years, the German company AKO Armaturen & Separationstechnik GmbH will exhibit their air operated and mechanical Pinch Valves as well as various Pinch Valve Accessories and Knife Gate Valves at the EasyFairs SCHÜTTGUT trade fair 2014.

Leading Pinch Valve Manufacturer AKO presents FAQ page.

Have you ever asked yourself why you should use a pinch valve or knife gate valve as shut-off solution, what their advantages are or how many cycles they can be used before e.g. changing the pinch valve sleeve? We would like to give you some answers to these and many more questions.

EPDM HTEC Sleeve Quality

We would herewith like to draw your attention to the further developed EPDM HTEC sleeve quality. The advanced EPDM HTEC sleeves comply with FDA and BFR Category 3 and, therefore, can be used without hesitation in food applications.

Downloadable CAD files available for everyone

In addition to innovative products, AKO first and foremost places special value on good service!

AKO Pinch Valves with Semi-silo Trailer Connection

TREBUR, JULY 2013: As of now the air operated pinch valves with semi-silo trailer connection by the German Manufacturer AKO Armaturen&Separationstechnik GmbH are now also available in DN80.

Threaded hose nozzles, DN10-80

Threaded hose nozzles are mounted on a flexible tube that is placed over the hose spigot from the outside with a hose clamp. With this type of installation / integration of the air operated pinch valve on / in your plant, compared with flanged or internal thread (female) versions


to shut-off and regulate solids of all types, suspensions, pastes, gaseous, fibrous and viscous media.

The new VMC series is based on a multi-functional modular system which enables flexible exchange of the two types of body available: aluminum (AlSi10Mg) and stainless steel (1.4408)- and a wide range of different collar caps/flange types (stainless steel 1.4404, plastic POM) .