Directional Control Valves Explained

Pneumatic directional valves are utilized to begin, stop, or just alter the course of the wind stream according to the necessities in packed air frameworks. Compacted air is utilized by numerous organizations for working their hardware and apparatuses that are utilized in their creation cycle. 

To see how the directional control valve is utilized, it is critical to know the various sorts of directional valves accessible on the lookout. 

Directional control valves are intended for an assortment of utilizations, organizations may utilize a solitary sort of valve for a particular assignment, or they may utilize a blend of different kinds of directional control valves to complete a specific errand. 

Every one of these plans is isolated into plans, similar to a spool, sliding seal, poppet, stomach, and rotating. Out of every one of these plans, the poppet and the spool are the most widely recognized ones.



5/2 way Directional Control valve

Spool Directional Control Valve

The spool valve is of two sorts, lapped and fortified. 

Lapped spool directional control valve is intended to give clients the stream design that they want in the vast majority of the applications. The low measure of outside power is needed for moving equilibrium and this nature of the spool makes it simple to incite the pool. 

Additionally, during a moving stroke, the spool is intended to stay steady. This makes it simple for the spool valve to finish the stroke effectively when the stiction is taken out. 

Reinforced spool directional control valves join an elastomer seal that pushes against the strain to guarantee to fix. They are intended to be utilized in three, position-based applications and permits you to obstruct the blowby that comes from the fumes when the stream design is changed. 

They are soil lenient and when consistently greased up, can keep going for a long time to come. 

The two sorts of spool valves are accessible in 3 and 4-manner setups. A 3-way spool valve can likewise be utilized as a 2-route spool by just impeding one port. 


Booked upkeep is the way to guarantee that your directional control valves work at their best. Let us view a portion of the things you can do to guarantee their impeccable execution. 

You should plan the support and grease to guarantee that the valve is in its ideal condition. The individual answerable for support ought to have satisfactory information and should track the dates and assignments performed on the valve.

Airmax Pneumatics Ltd is a leading Directional Control Valve manufacturer and exporter in Inda. They are a global exporter of pneumatic equipment and parts to more than 20 countries.