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Top 5 Things You Need to Know When Selecting Directional Valves


Choosing the right valve for controlling system pressure, flow direction, and flow rate is essential in fluid power circuitry design. This guide highlights the top five considerations when specifying directional valves for pneumatic applications. Learn about the function and how to determine valve type based on the required action. Explore actuator styles including manual, mechanical, solenoid, and air pilot options. Understand the importance of the valve matching the needed flow rate and how to verify the valve performs well at your system's pressure. Optimize performance and reliability by making informed decisions. For more details, contact Pneumadyne at 763-559-0177 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Visit  for further information.

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