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AKO Pinch Valves
AKO Pinch Valves
AKO Pinch Valves

Pinch valves for a variety of applications.

Pinch Valves | Air Actuated Pinch Valves | Air Actuated
Pinch Valves | Mechanical Actuated Pinch Valves | Mechanical Actuated
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Why Use AKO Valves?

AKO offers a full array of valves to control the flow of many applications in process systems; such as slurries, suspensions, powders, gases, granules, emulsions, liquids, or for anything in between or even beyond these categories. Many applications may have characteristics like abrasiveness, clog easily, extreme temperature variation, or stress-inducing process requirements which AKO has designed valves specifically for.

Some attributes of valves your AKO sales engineer can offer:

1 Full Bore
6 No Mechanical Parts
2 100% Leak Tight

7 Reinforced Sleeves for Abrasive Media
3 Lightweight Construction

8 Quick Closing
4 Elliptical shape body, less air required

9 EX Conformed Valves Available
5 Various connections to suit most applications

10 Easy Maintenance & Re-Sleeving

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What Makes AKO's Valves Different?

AKO pinch valves are manufactured in Germany by a family-run company, committed to the continual R&D and investment in manufacturing precision that has made their pinch valves famous. Other manufacturers around the world may compete with AKO; but our market share has  steadily grown since our beginnings in 1985. What drives us: We are honored to earn your business, and will work tirelessly to make sure you have simply the best product possible at an unmatched value. As is often said by companies committed to the long-term success of their customers: “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” Even still, AKO’s prices are competitive. Lastly though, we will never take for granted our customer’s business. 

AKO Quality Specifications You Can Count On

AKO pinch valves carry numerous internationally known certification ensuring minimum standards are met, most often for demanding applications. AKO Pinch Valves as an organizing complies with ISO 9001:2015 standards. Our pinch valves meet all standards set out in Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU which are virtually identical to standards set by American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code sections IV and VIII (Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3). Rest assured that your AKO pinch valves are categorically acceptable equipment anywhere in the world for any suitable application.

Where to Use AKO Pinch Valves?

Granular Materials Fine Powders
Granular Materials Fine Powders Slurries Liquids

Who Is AKO Pinch Valves?


AKO Armaturen & Separationstechnik GmbH is the world leader in Pinch Valves with the largest selection of air operated pinch valves available. Applications range from dirty abrasive industrial slurries and powders to hygienic food and pharmaceutical applications.

Basecamp Process Components is the #1 authority on AKO pinch valves and components, being that we are the exclusive distributor of AKO pinch valves in the United States and Canada. The internationally renowned quality of AKO’s products is perfectly paired with Basecamp’s commitment to customer satisfaction and legendary service. Our product and parts fulfillment times are often same-day, and being that our offices are located in the Midwest allows us to ship parts anywhere in the US and Canada with the lowest mean transit times. 

Basecamp Process Components values investing in our employees. Sales engineers are trained to understand process flows and nomenclature. We are fortunate to have on our team highly knowledgeable mechanical engineers whom our customers can rely on for guidance for their pinch valve needs.

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