Discrete Proportional Valve System

Uses an intelligent combination of simple binary (ON/OFF) solenoid valves with varied port size to achieve stepped proportional control.

Two or more ON/OFF valves with differing flow coefficients are combined in a single manifold. Using selective actuation of the valves, a stepped approximation of a linear flow response is achieved. For example, a system of three valves gives 23 or eight possible flow states. The Discrete Proportional Valve can be designed to include a zero-flow state.

Features and Benefits

  • Customizable flow control for 4, 8, or 16 positions
  • Zero hysteresis by design
  • Debris tolerant
  • Zero steady-state power
  • Coil customizable to any DC voltage signal
  • Flow characteristics can be customized
  • Scalable to meet your application requirements
  • Patent pending

Specifications

All TLX components are customized to fit system requirements, meaning technical specifications are unique to each customer and design. Examples given on our website are for illustration purposes only.

Is our Discrete Proportional Valve System the right fit for your application?

TLX Technologies partners with the world’s top brands, first-tier suppliers, and OEMs. Contact our engineers today to discuss the details of your project.

Our engineers begin by designing with 3D CAD and performing electromagnetic and fluid dynamic analysis with state-of-the-art finite element analysis software. Every design is engineered and tested in our lab to meet our customers’ specifications.

Increased Performance

Precise control with high accuracy through tighter tolerances. Reducing friction and inefficiencies provides extremely low hysteresis.

Lighter Weight

Multiple variables in the design and manufacturing process are optimized to reduce overall weight and size of the solenoid or valve.

Minimized Footprint

Custom solenoids can be designed to utilize the best control scheme for your application, resulting in a minimized footprint.

Limited Power Consumption

Latching technology in solenoid and valve design minimizes overall power consumption.

Extreme Environments

Can be designed to meet extreme environments that include moisture, dirt/dust, vibration and/or extreme temperature requirements.

Built-in Safety

Failsafe modes are designed into solenoids and valves utilizing integrated electronic controls.

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