Solenoid Vent Valve

These normally closed, 3-port solenoid vent valves were originally designed for an off-road seating application. The valves were used to control air bladders in the seat easing fatigue and providing ongoing comfort for the vehicle's operator.

Solenoid Vent Valve

Typical Applications

  • Air spring for off-road seating
  • Gas venting
  • Low pressure air control

Features and Benefits

  • Normally closed, 3-port check valve
  • Continuous duty cycle
  • Zero leakage rate
  • Minimum life cycle: 120,000 cycles


Coil resistance at 20°C 15.6 ± 1.5 Ω
Operating voltage 9-15 Vdc
Power usage at 12 Vdc and 20°C 9.2 watts
Operating temperature range -40 to 85°C
Operating pressure 6.9 bar (100 psi)
Allowable leakage rate 0.5/ccm max or bubble tight
Internal flow diameter 3.3 mm (.13 in) minimum
Atmosphere exhaust diameter .61 ± .05 mm
Check valve cracking pressure .07-.14 bar (1-2 psi)

* All TLX components are customized to fit system requirements, meaning technical specifications are unique to each customer and design, and the examples given here are for illustration purposes only.

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