Directional Control Valve

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A directional control valve is one of the most fundamental components in a hydraulic system, allowing fluid to flow into different paths from one or more sources. It usually consists of a spool inside a cylinder which is mechanically or electrically controlled. The movement of the spool restricts or permits the flow, thus it controls the fluid flow.      

Varying internal constructions within a directional control valve allow and restrict flow paths from various inlets to various outlets. Some of the more popular ones are poppets/pistons, balls, rotary spools and sliding spools.


Directional control valve brands and manufacturers include: Bosch Rexroth, Comatrol, Continental Hydraulics, Linde, Parker, Poclain and Sun Hydraulics. Given our widespread, competitive access to both leading and niche manufacturers alike we are confident that we can what you're looking for... even if you're not really sure what is you need!    

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