December 20, 2005 by Alyssa Dalton
SMC Corporation of America offers its high-flow valve Series VQ5000 for use in automotive, brickwork, forestry, mineral processing, machine tool and metal casting industries.
The VQ5000, five-port solenoid valve is designed to drive large bore actuators in applications requiring rapid movement of heavy loads.
The valves can be replaced without disassembling the manifold, and are available with single or double solenoids in both metal and rubber seal construction. They are engineered to have a life expectancy of 100 million cycles, and come with IP65 enclosure protection for terminal block box, lead wire and serial communication type electrical connection.