Directional Control Valves

18 Series

1/8 Inch NPT Ported 2-, 3- and 4-Way 2-Position Valves


The 18 Series directional control valve features a lightweight short stroke Delrin® spool for a fast and reliable response. This series is suitable for vacuum directional flow applications, but not for holding vacuum applications.

Available with the following actuation types:

  • Air pilot
  • Air pilot amplifier
  • Rod actuator
  • Roller cam
  • Small palm button
  • Large palm button
  • Panel mount button
  • Hand lever
  • Single and double solenoid

Key Specifications

Features
  • Operation to 150 psi
  • Operating temperature: +32° to +180° F
  • Cv: 0.27 to 14.2 SCFM free flow to atmosphere at 80 psi supply
  • Aluminum bar body
  • Honed and roller burnished bore
  • Pressure balanced Delrin® spool
Technical Advantages
  • Buna-N seals
  • Pre-lubed with Magnalube-G® grease
  • Interchangeability of parts

Application Examples

  • Hydraulic braking systems
  • Vehicle transmissions
  • Heavy machinery hydraulics
  • Medical dispensing
  • Semiconductor manufacturing and testing
  • Blowing and vacuuming

Custom Solutions