Quality & Certification

ISO 9001:2015

Quality Management

Our management system has been certified according to the quality management standard ISO 9001:2015 since 2000. We undergo regular audits to maintain this standard continuously.

To the ISO 9001:2015 certificate


Solvency certificate

Creditreform confirms an excellent creditworthiness structure and the fulfilment of all certification criteria.

To the Creditreform certificate

PED 2014/68/EU

Pressure Equipment Directive

Our pneumatic pinch valves are designed in accordance with the currently valid Pressure Equipment Directive.

DN 10 - DN 25: To the manufacturer's certificate
DN 32 - DN 100: To the EU Declaration of Conformity
DN 125 - DN 200: To the EU Declaration of Conformity
DN 250 - DN 300: To the EU Declaration of Conformity

ATEX RL 2014/34/EU

Explosion Protection Directive

The pneumatic pinch valves of our VFX, VMX, VMCX, VMFX and VTX series comply with the currently valid ATEX product directive 2014/34/EU.

To the EU Declaration of Conformity according to the ATEX-RL (Pinch valves with aluminium body)
To the manufacturer's certificate (Pinch valves with steel, stainless steel or POM body)

EN 12266

Tests according to standard

On request, we will test your ordered pinch valves, which are qualified for the tests, according to the respective standard regarding:

P10 - Strength test of the pressure bearing body
P11 - Leak test of the pressure bearing body
P12 - Leak test of the sleeve in the passage
F20 - Function test for pinch valves

EN 10204

Confirmations according to standard

If desired, you can add the following confirmations to your order:
Declaration of compliance with the order 2.1

Test report 2.2

Qualified products can also be extended by the following confirmation:
Inspection Certificate 3.1

Research & Development

Since the company was founded, its own internal development department has ensured that the pinch valves offered by AKO Armaturen always comply with current standards and guidelines. In addition, continuous research on prototypes contributes to the constant optimization of existing pinch valves and the development of innovations in the field of pneumatic and mechanical pinch valves. Upon customer request, special designs and complete in-house developments for the customer are also carried out by AKO developers.

In order to live up to the credo "...simply innovative" and to provide customers with information even more effectively and products even faster and easier in the future, AKO Armaturen is working on a variety of digital and process-optimizing products, services and solutions.