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1/4" PUSH-IN Connectors
Use with 1/4" OD tubing
2-way / 2-position valve
11/32" (8.5 mm) internal orifice
Coil / Electrical
Pressure and Temperature
3 to 90 PSI (0.2 to 6 BAR)
Nylon valve body
Low Viscosity Liquids
Not recommend for Diesel or Gasoline
This is a great general purpose valve for water and other low viscosity liquid applications. These valves are suitable for potable (drinking) water, but do not have any 3rd party certifications such as NSF 61. All the "wet" components are made out of FDA listed materials.
Like most diaphragm-type valves, this valve requires minimum pressure (3 psi). It is intended to be used in pressurized systems, not in gravity feed systems. The pressure may come from city water pressure, pump etc.
Many 1/4" valves have very small orifices (typically 1/8" or smaller). This valve has a large 11/32" (8.5 mm) orifice so any restriction in your system will be minimal.
The Push-In connectors are designed for 1/4" OD (outside diameter) polyethylene tubing, often found in refrigerators etc. The connector will accept other semi-rigid or rigid tubing that has a 1/4" OD. Flexible hose will not seal.
Attachment: The valve can be attached from the bottom with four #8 screws.
VALVE COIL / ELECTRICAL
The valve coil is nylon encapsulated and is water resistant (but may not be submerged).
The coil is rated for continuous duty, which means that the coil temperature will stabilize at a safe level and will not continue to rise indefinitely. As with most continuous duty rated valves, the coil may still get warm or even hot during long activation periods. This is completely normal for most solenoid valves. If your application requires extremely long activation periods, please contact us for additional advise.
TECH SUPPORT / CUSTOMER SERVICE
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PARTS AVAILABILITYWe carry repair kits and coils for most of our valves. Please contact us for pricing and availability.
12-MONTH WARRANTYOur warranty works without hassles. All replacements are quickly shipped from our warehouse in San Diego, California. You are responsible for the cost of shipping the defective item back to us; we gladly cover shipping cost back to you. If time is of essence, make sure to call us first. We understand that down-time can be expensive and we will do our best to work with you.Please note that diaphragms and coils are considered "wear and tear" items and are not typically covered by the warranty.
30-DAY RETURNSIf you are not happy with our products for any reason, you may return them for a full refund (excluding shipping charges) within 30 days of the purchase.
OEM CUSTOMERS AND LARGE QUANTITY ORDERSWe work with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) on regular basis. Please contact us for OEM pricing and/or large quantity discounts. _gsrx_vers_525 (GS 6.6.5 (525))
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