Air Actuators

Automation requires several processes to seamlessly improve efficiency and productivity in operations. In many automation processes, the right pneumatic actuators are needed.

Basically, pneumatic actuators are used to convert the energy from pressurized air into rotary and linear motion. With exceptional motion control, it guarantees the precision needed in automation.

Pneumatic actuators work together with grippers.

Grippers clamp parts or tools in place as the actuators perform their tasks. This part is often used in automation processes in manufacturing, which includes material transfer, pick and place, clamping, and indexing.

Seamless and automated production lines are achieved when these parts work together well.

The Pneumatic Linear Actuators and Grippers We Offer

The following are the brands and models that we at John Henry Foster distribute. They have specific uses in different automation applications. Learn more about them when you give us a call.

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For all your automation needs, work with a trusted name in the industry. Our high-quality products promise a rise in your productivity and cost-effectiveness. Get your hands on our pneumatic actuators and grippers today.

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John Henry Foster distributes these products shown as well as evaluates, designs, engineers, integrates and services the entire system.


Motion & Mechatronics

  • Rotary/Linear Motion
  • Sizing/Consultation
  • Motors/Drives/Control
  • Robots
  • Conveyors

Sensors & ID

  • Presence
  • Inductive/Capacitive
  • RFID/Bar Code
  • Safety


  1. Networks (LAN/WAN)
  2. HMI/Web Panel
  3. Remote Access/Monitor


  • Horizontal Millin – 5 axis
  • Vertical Milling = 5 axis
  • Turning (up to 14″)
  • Swiss Turning (approximately 3 – 20 mm)
  • CAD Solidworks
  • Gibbs & Surfcam


  • UL508A Certified Panel Shop
  • Control Panel Build
  • Enclosures
  • Value Added Sub Assemblies: Pneumatic, Mechanical, Electrical, Build to Print
  • Horizontal Millin – 5 axis
  • Vertical Milling = 5 axis
  • Turning (up to 14″)
  • Swiss Turning (approvximately 3 – 20 mm)
  • CAD Solidworks
  • Gibbs & Surfcam

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Contact us today at 855.688.0065 or email us and one of our certified technicians can walk you through which air actuator is right for your specific application.
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