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Easy Valve Finder
Search for valves according to thread or flange size.
Select valves according to Body Material, Brass, Stainless steel and various Plastics.
Select valves according to media such as air or inert gases, water, drinking / potable water, fuels, steam, natural gas, light oil, vacuum, slightly aggressive or very corrosive media, including valves for thick liquids and cryogenic fluids.
Find 2/2 way normally closed, normally open, 3/2 way normally closed, normally open and universal, 5/2 way single acting, 5/2 way double acting and 5/3 way valves.
Find valves according to pressure, Under 1 Bar, Up to 10 Bar, 25 Bar, 50 Bar and high pressure valves up to 500 Bar.
Find valves suitable for low, medium and high vacuum.
Please click the title link above to view our full valve wizard selection guide.
Find solenoid valve coils according to bore size, width, length and voltage including ATEX coils
View actual BSP thread sizes and valves with that sizes thread or flange
Information on chemical compatibility for different chemicals and materials of construction.
Information about coil duty ratings, ingress protection (IP) and Temperature Class.
Flow coefficients for typical ball valves according to size and pressure rating.
Amps, AC, DC, Diode, Ohm, Rectifier, Resistance, Suppressor, Varistor, Volt and Watts explained and how to calculate these.
Sizes and other information for PN16, PN40, ANSI and JIS10K flanges.
Calculating and understanding flow factors and how to convert between Cv, Kv, and Qn
2/2 way, 3/2 way normally closed or normally open, 5/2 and single and double acting or 5/3 way explained.
Calculate the pressure of water according to its height
General IOM instructions for solenoid valves.
IP ratings and ingress protection explained and how best to wire a DIN43650 connector.
Conversion chart, psi, mbar, bar, atm, Pa, kPa, MPa, cmH2O, in H2O, ft H2O, mm Hg (Torr), in Hg, kg/cm2 and ft. seawater
Explanation of why rust can be found in a solenoid valve.
Information about most used seal and valve body materials and chemical compatibility.
Steam temperature is directly related to pressure, click link above for steam pressure to temperature table.
The world of solenoid valves has developed its own abbreviations and terminology to deal with an ever-increasing variety of functionality, layout, design and applied standards.
Ex Works, Carriage Paid, delivered at terminal, Delivered duty paid, Free on board, cost insurance and freight, Free carrier, Carriage and insurance paid, delivered at place, Free alongside ship and Cost and Freight explained.
Vacuum conversion tables for
Torr, MM Hg (a), PSI (a), Inches Hg (a), Inches Hg (v), Atmospheres, Inches H2O (a), Inches H2O (v), Kg/CM2, kPa, mbar.
Absolute + Relative vacuum cross-reference guide by: %, ATM, PSI, Torr (mmHg), In Hg, kPa, Bar, mbar
A detailed view of common solenoid and pneumatic symbols explained.
Understanding viscosity as a measure of a fluid's resistance to flow and tables of common fluids.
The pro and cons of using a solenoid valve compared to a motor actuated valve.
The How-to guides.
In the unlikely situation you find your solenoid valve not working correctly, please use the title link above to view our Solenoid Valve Fault Diagnosis page, in which you can see the most common reasons for solenoid valves not working incorrectly.
Instructions on how to wire our ABVM motor actuated ball valve and open/closed feed back wires.
Instructions on the correct way to remove or install a solenoid valve armature or tube assembly.
Instructions and images of BSP thread sizes. You can also find valves according to the thread diameter here.