Hydraulic Directional Valves

Introduction to directional control valves

Intro  Video  Course  Test

Things you should learn

1-2 What directional valves are used for.

1-2 How directional valves work.

2 Different types of valve.

3 Tips for operating and maintaining directional valves (See Pro course)

3-4 Typical operating characteristic variations (See Pro course)

3-4 How to specify directional valves (See Pro course)

4 Design Tips and Calculations (See Pro course)

Applies to the following areas

directional valves

This module is not market specific will clarify the difference between all types of directional valves and their applications.

Target Audience

People who are responsible for hydraulic equipment in the following ways:

1. Operating a hydraulic equipment.

2. Managing or purchasing hydraulic equipment.

3. Maintenance and Design Engineers. (See Pro course)

Previous knowledge required

Students are expected to be familiar with:

1. Where hydraulic fluid power is used e.g. types of machines and industries.

2. Basic hydraulic circuit layout.

3. Able to recognise hydraulic component and their symbols.