directional control valve


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directional control valve

[də′rek·shən·əl kən′trōl ‚valv]
(engineering)
A control valve serving primarily to direct hydraulic fluid to the point of application.
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5), which ensures a constant flow (in these series of experiments, 11, 22 or 33 lpm) through the newly designed water proportional directional control valve [11, 12] (Fig.
association claiming that imports of pneumatic directional control valves from Japan are hurting domestic producers.
According to the catalogues of the manufacturers of hydraulic components, the switching time of the directional control valve is 10--25 ms, when DC driving.
Linear motion of the piston is controlled by a voltage-controlled proportional directional control valve connected to both cylinder chambers.
Bifold is a widely recognised leader in the design and manufacture of hydraulic and pneumatic stainless steel directional control valves and accessories for hazardous, corrosive and subsea environments.
It typically can consist of a hydraulic cylinder, toad control valves, directional control valves, sensors and an electronic controller.
Three-dimensional Analysis of Flow Forces on Directional Control Valves, International Journal of Fluid Power, 4(2): 15-24, (2003).
HP series machines are equipped with two Vickers proportional directional control valves and one Vickers proportional pressure valve, with a single valve dedicated to clamp action to ensure good repeatability.
The company develops a broad range of control systems and equipment, such as directional control valves, actuators, and airline equipment, to support diverse applications.
Poppet valves are of very robust and resilient construction for use in directional control valves.
Also, the hydraulic power units, the directional control valves and other system-critical equipment were refurbished.
At Continental Hydraulics, Savage, MN, Mazak Palletech Cell technology is demonstrating both flexibility and precision in the production of vane and piston pumps, directional control valves and power units.
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