Aventics or other brand Pneumatic Components

pneumatics

#1

SMC and Bimba seem to be the de facto choices for pneumatic components. Has anyone used Aventics or other brands of pneumatic components, actuators, solenoids, valves, etc?

What have you looked at or tried? What are your thoughts?


#2

We really like the Nitra solenoids as well as Sheffer and Parker cylinders…
YMMV

Edit… Here is one we used for out catapult in 2014…
https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/shopping/catalog/pneumatic_components/pneumatic_valves_-a-_accessories/general_purpose_solenoid_directional_control_air_valves