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4 Way Solenoid Valve Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of 4 way solenoid valve manufacturers and suppliers. Find 4 way solenoid valve companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture 4 way solenoid valves to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top 4 way solenoid valve manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the 4 way solenoid valve companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product news articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of 2 way solenoid valves, 3 way solenoid valves, or electric solenoid valves of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Irvine, CA

    Ipolymer specializes in providing high-purity engineered polymer fluid handling solutions to the global market. Our industry leading solenoid valves are available as both standard catalog items and custom fabricated solutions. Our valves are extensively tested and proven to offer precise performance in even the most extreme of conditions. As a customer oriented business, we will do everything in our power to meet and exceed all expectations!

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  • Hawthorne, NJ

    Magnatrol Valve Corporation is a superior provider of high quality solenoid valves. Available in bronze or stainless steel, these valves are fully manufactured and tested in-house under strict quality assurance standards. Custom engineered valves are also available through Clark Cooper, a division of Magnatrol. We look forward to helping you!

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  • Kalamazoo, MI

    Since our inception over 100 years ago, Humphrey Products has earned a reputation as a hard working, innovative company. Humphrey direct-acting solenoid valves are small in size and available in many 2, 3, and 4 way configurations. Our goal is to improve the efficiency and ease in which your entire manufacturing process operates, and take pride in the number of customers we have helped achieve this.

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  • Pewaukee, WI

    When you can't find the right solenoid or solenoid valve to fit your needs, TLX Technologies works with you to design and manufacture the best solution for your application. Whether you require a fully-custom solenoid or solenoid valve, an integrated assembly or perhaps a semi-custom solenoid from one of our base models, we are here to help develop what you need to get the job done.

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  • Littleton, CO

    Founded in 1927, IMI Precision Engineering is a leader in the field of motion and fluid control, and a provider of world-class quality solenoid valves. Our comprehensive portfolio of solenoid valves consists of IMI FAS on/off (digital) solenoid valves, including the IMI FAS 6.5mm FLEXISOL, our smallest valve. No matter what type of valve you need, our team uses a variety of tools and processes to ensure you obtain the product you are looking for. Call today to learn more!

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  • Erie, PA

    For a fast quote, 5 day prototype, and exceptional customer service, contact Solenoid Solutions. Our expert team of engineers is ready to assist and design the perfect valve to your specifications. We offer subminiature, miniature, mid range, and high capacity valves to OEMs in the medical, appliance, transportation, power generation and industrial equipment markets (to name a few). Contact us today!

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  • Irvine, CA

    We are the manufacturers of some of the world’s leading solenoid valves. We strive to provide you with products that will last as long as you need them to. We are dedicated to providing service that exceeds expectation one hundred percent of the time. With our over 65 years of experience we are driven to provide products that will last. To learn more get in touch with our customer service staff by telephone or email today!

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4 Way Solenoid Valves

A 4 way solenoid valve is a tool that controls the flow of fluids in multiple directions. This device, sometimes called a “5 port valve,” can be powered by air or electricity, with air pressure being the most common source of power. Four way solenoid valves have five ports to allow air pressure to move an actuator or rod back and forth inside the valve, in order to control direction of flow.

There are a few different common configurations of 4 way solenoid valves. One design contains one liquid inlet and two outlets. In this case, direction of flow is controlled by the position of the internal linear actuator. The other two ports, one on each end, aid in air pressure connections. As air pressure enters one end, the rod moves and internal channels allow the fluid to flow in one direction. If air pressure enters at the other end, the rod moves in the opposite direction, revealing a different flow channel that allows fluid to go in the other direction. These 4 way solenoid valves are useful because they permit one device to control flow in multiple directions. Since one valve can be used for more than one control task, they’re an advantageous purchase for a purchaser whose control system only has a few connections available.

Another type of 4 way solenoid valve is a stepper valve, which employs a ratchet system to advance the valve each time it is energized. Gears inside the valve move the actuator each time an electrical signal or burst of pressurized air is sent. Stepper valves can be used to turn flow on and off in a predetermined sequence, or to activate different systems connected to the valve. The stepper variety of 4 way solenoid valves are best suited to tasks that occur in order, or sequential positioning, without the need to go back to its original position or jump to a new one. This is because each signal on the stepper valve turns it to a new position, without the ability to return to a previous position until the signal is lost or the operation is complete. Uses well-suited to the stepper valve are, among others, lawn sprinkling, liquid chillers and pool chemical treatment.

Since the development of greater computer technology, some 4 way solenoid valves have become equipped with “intelligence,” able to use sensor readings. For example, as signals are sent from various points in a chemical process, a solenoid can make decisions on how to operate. Valves with this type of programming are able to make operating choices without being connected to a central control circuit.

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