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The advantages of the solenoid-pilot design are high flow capability, reliability and low power consumption. The disadvantage is that it requires a minimum pilot pressure to shift the valve plunger. The advantage of a direct acting solenoid is that there is no minimum pressure requirement. The disadvantages are limited flow capability and high power consumption.

Categories: Pneumatics, Technical

Direct acting solenoid valves are used to control the flow of fluid and gas media. The most common types of flow control are opening, closing, selecting different media or diverting a media. A direct acting solenoid flow control valves shifts via an electric coil. When energized, it creates a magnetic field that moves a metal poppet. The direct action of energizing and de-energizing the solenoid controls the flow of the media, turning it on and off. The advantage of a direct acting solenoid is that there is no minimum pressure requirement. The disadvantages are limited flow capability and high power consumption.

Categories: Pneumatics, Technical

No. The technical requirements for hydraulic vs. water service valves are very different. Options and designs differ based on the unique requirements and properties of these media. Please select valve for the service. Contact Versa’s friendly expert Technical Sales team who will quickly determine your needs and advise on the exact options you’ll need for either hydraulic or water service.

Some of our standard valves are rated for water service but water is tricky – so it “depends!” Where appropriate we will recommend and specify the correct Water Service (WS) options to assure trouble-free pneumatic system performance. Contact Versa’s friendly expert Technical Sales team and be ready to discuss the type of water in your system, your operational requirements and the type of valve actuation you will be using. They will quickly determine your needs and advise on the correct valve options for your Water Service application. The WS option is limited to Versa V Series and T Series.

Product Information

No. The technical requirements for hydraulic vs. water service valves are very different. Options and designs differ based on the unique requirements and properties of these media. Please select valve for the service. Contact Versa’s friendly expert Technical Sales team who will quickly determine your needs and advise on the exact options you’ll need for either hydraulic or water service.

Some of our standard valves are rated for water service but water is tricky – so it “depends!” Where appropriate we will recommend and specify the correct Water Service (WS) options to assure trouble-free pneumatic system performance. Contact Versa’s friendly expert Technical Sales team and be ready to discuss the type of water in your system, your operational requirements and the type of valve actuation you will be using. They will quickly determine your needs and advise on the correct valve options for your Water Service application. The WS option is limited to Versa V Series and T Series.

Pneumatics

The advantages of the solenoid-pilot design are high flow capability, reliability and low power consumption. The disadvantage is that it requires a minimum pilot pressure to shift the valve plunger. The advantage of a direct acting solenoid is that there is no minimum pressure requirement. The disadvantages are limited flow capability and high power consumption.

Categories: Pneumatics, Technical

Direct acting solenoid valves are used to control the flow of fluid and gas media. The most common types of flow control are opening, closing, selecting different media or diverting a media. A direct acting solenoid flow control valves shifts via an electric coil. When energized, it creates a magnetic field that moves a metal poppet. The direct action of energizing and de-energizing the solenoid controls the flow of the media, turning it on and off. The advantage of a direct acting solenoid is that there is no minimum pressure requirement. The disadvantages are limited flow capability and high power consumption.

Categories: Pneumatics, Technical

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