Pneumatic Equipment

World-leading pneumatic equipment in Africa is available from Africa’s leader in pneumatic equipment – Tectra Automation . Also an expert at streamlined pneumatic product development, Tectra Automation uses only world-renowned brands like Aventics in its niche product line. What this means for customers is that Tectra Automation guarantees product quality and longevity for all its pneumatic equipment and componentry.


Pneumatic equipment from Bosch Rexroth Africa is primarily sourced, stocked, distributed, serviced and repaired by Group company Tectra Automation. Pneumatic industrial equipment from Tectra Automation is tailored for use in the packaging and manufacturing industries as well as other high tech industries. All OEM guarantees and warrantees are upheld for each pneumatic piece of equipment.

Ranked as a leading designer, installer and pneumatic equipment supplier, Tectra Automation sources all pneumatic equipment and the required pneumatic equipment components only from OEMs distinguished as world-renowned pneumatic equipment manufacturers like Aventics.

Features and benefits of pneumatic equipment from Tectra Automation

  • All pneumatic equipment and pneumatic equipment components sourced from world-renowned OEMs
  • Cost-effective pneumatic connection technology that provides versatile, customisable solutions that can be integrated to most applications
  • Handling small or large loads up to 5 tons is easily achieved with this range of pneumatic cylinders
  • Flow and check valves that are reliable and unobtrusive. They are ideal for creating functionally optimised pneumatic solutions which contribute to system efficiency.
  • A compact valve system that is both reliable and expandable
Not sure which pneumatic equipment is best for your application? Contact Bosch Rexroth Africa today and we’ll find one for you!


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Pneumatic Fittings

Find all the pneumatic fittings, hoses and accessories you need, including rotary joints, couplings, tubing, compressed air guns and push-in fittings.


Air Preparation Equipment

The complete range of Aventics air preparation equipment, including reservoirs, pressure gauges, maintenance units and components.


Valve Terminal Systems

Our valve terminal systems are highly reliable, expandable, and compact installation solutions. Designed for food processing and other industries.


Directional Pneumatic Valves

Tectra Automation supplies in-line and ISO 5599-1 pneumatic valves from Aventics, a global leader in outstanding drive and control technologies.


Flow and Check Valves

Aventics products reliable flow and check valves create functionally optimised pneumatic systems, with a range of function fittings and accessories.


Pneumatic Cylinders

Offers powerful and versatile performance for handling small or large loads up to 5 tons! We offer rodless and piston rod cylinders, from 6 to 320 mm.

Bosch Rexroth Africa brings the world’s leading hydraulics, pneumatics and automation brands to Africa!

Pneumatic equipment categories

Pneumatic control equipment, pneumatic tools and equipment and pneumatic automation equipment all form part of Tectra Automation’s comprehensive range of equipment for pneumatics. To make things easier for customers seeking Tetra Automation’s pneumatic solutions, the solution type has been grouped into specific pneumatic categories.

For example, fitting accessories, push-in fittings, plastic tubing, pneumatic couplings, compressed air guns and rotary joints are part of Tectra Automation’s pneumatic connection technology range. For air preparation equipment, the range incorporates maintenance units and components, pressure gauges and the reservoir gauges while valve terminal systems include both valve systems and standardised valve systems.

The company’s directional pneumatic valves include ranges of pneumatically, manually and electrically operated valves and the flow and check valve range incorporates a range of 5 consisting of quick exhaust valves, check choke valves, logic valves, non-return valves and throttle valves.

Last but certainly not least is the pneumatic cylinders range which hosts rotary actuators, rodless cylinders and piston rod cylinders in this category.

Pneumatics enhances safety in packaging applications

The widespread use of pneumatics technology for packaging machines, used to drive motion and actuate machine sequences, has garnered more interest by machine designers and end users as to how pneumatics can improve safety and safe operating functionality in their equipment. This, according to a paper by Erl Campbell, Food and Beverage Key Account Manager, Aventics. He says that the increased interest is, in part, due to the globalisation of the packaging machine marketplace. “Many major packaging OEMs are focused on building machines that can be sold into multiple markets and regions with minimal modifications.” He adds that, to do so, the machines need to satisfy safety regulations and that machine builders and end users are also discovering that use of pneumatics that integrates safety technology can enhance their systems’ reliability and extend their operational life.

About Aventics

Aventics, formerly known as Rexroth Pneumatics, is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems. The company offers customers customised, cross-industry system solutions, services and pneumatic components based on decades of applied expertise.

Tectra Automation, a Bosch Rexroth Africa Group company, is able to customise these world-leading solutions to suit the operating conditions in Africa!


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