Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Pneumax introduces economical solenoid valves

August 2015 Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Pneumax Southern Africa has added the new cost-effective Italian made Eco 22 solenoid valve to its product offering.

Available in 1/8” and 1/4” ports in 3/2, 5/2 and 5/3 versions, this new series of valve comes with an aluminium valve body and spool/seal arrangement, optimising both the flow rate and the valve switching time.

“We pride ourselves in offering innovative, versatile and reliable products designed to meet the needs of various industry sectors, therefore we are pleased to add the Eco 22 series to our range,” says Deon Steenkamp, managing director Pneumax Southern Africa.

This compact series is on average 40% cheaper than the traditional 488/484 Eco valve, also supplied by the company. The valves can be supplied with or without the solenoid coil.

“Customers realise the quality and cost benefit of a European product being on offer at a fraction of the expected price,” continues Steenkamp.

These valves have an average life of 15 million cycles depending on the application and air quality. Repair kits with seals and spools are available for overhauling the valves. Monostable or Bistable versions are available and include an integrated technopolymer solenoid operator with 9 mm stem and built in manual override.

For more information contact Marius de Wet, Pneumax Southern Africa, +27 (0)11 573 0900,,

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