What are Solenoid valves’ common uses?
Solenoid valves are used in fluid power pneumatic and hydraulic systems, to control cylinders, fluid power motors or larger industrial valves. Automatic irrigation sprinkler systems also use solenoid valves with an automatic controller.
10 common uses of solenoid valves:
- Agriculture. Most agricultural types of equipment contain solenoid valves to control a system.
- Refrigeration Appliances and systems.
Air Compressor units. Solenoid valves can keep the compressor’s air in the tank or release it into the system.
Water Metering Devices. These are mechanical devices that regulate the amount of water dispensed.
Natural Gas Installations and Appliances. Solenoid valves are used in both industrial and home gas systems to open or stop the flow of natural gas.
Vacuum Systems. A vacuum solenoid valve is usually designed to be leak-free.
Home Heating Units.
Car Washing Machines.