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General terms and conditions of trading

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How to return goods and returns notes and procedures.


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Easy Valve Finder

Valves according to port size

Search for valves according to thread or flange size.

Valves manufactured in BrassStainless Steel or Plastic

Select valves according to Body Material, Brass, Stainless steel and various Plastics.

Valves suitable for specific media

Select valves to suit specific media such as Acid/Alkali (Weak), Acid/Alkali (Concentrated), Air & Inert Gases, Cryogenic, Fuel, Light Oils, Natural Gas - Propane - BioGas, Oxygen, Refrigerant Gases, RO Water, Steam, Thick Liquids, Vacuum, Water and WRAS approved valves.

Valves according to function

Find 2/2 way normally closed, normally open, 3/2 way normally closed, normally open and universal, 5/2 way single acting, 5/2 way double acting and 5/3 way valves.

Find high pressure valves.

Find valves according to pressure, Under 1 Bar, Up to 10 Bar, 25 Bar, 50 Bar and high pressure valves up to 500 Bar.

Find vacuum valves.

Find valves suitable for low, medium and high vacuum.

Selection Guide Wizard

Please click the title link above to view our full valve wizard selection guide.   

Solenoid Coil Selection

Find solenoid valve coils according to bore size, width, length and voltage including ATEX coils

Information Guides

BS EN 10204 Certificate Types

The definitions of material testing and certificate types in DIN 50049 were adopted for European Standard EN 10204 Certificate types 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1A, 3.1B, 3.1C and 3.2 now  Type 3.1 replaces 3.1B and Type 3.2 replaces 3.1A, 3.1C, and 3.2 of the previous editions.

BSP and NPT Thread Sizes

View actual BSP thread sizes and valves with that sizes thread or flange

Chemical Compatibility Guides

Information on chemical compatibility for different chemicals and materials of construction. 

Coil guide for solenoid valves.

Information about coil duty ratings, ingress protection (IP) and Temperature Class.

Cv flow rates for Ball Valves

Flow coefficients for typical ball valves according to size and pressure rating.

Electrical Power Explained

Amps, AC, DC, Diode, Ohm, Rectifier, Resistance, Suppressor, Varistor, Volt and Watts explained and how to calculate these.

Flange Size tables

Sizes and other information for PN16, PN40, ANSI and JIS10K flanges.

Flow coefficients and flow calculations.

Calculating and understanding flow factors and how to convert between Cv, Kv, and Qn

Function Explained

2/2 way, 3/2 way normally closed or normally open, 5/2 and single and double acting or 5/3 way explained.

Hydrostatic water pressure.

Calculate the pressure of water according to its height

Installation and Maintenance Instructions. 

General IOM instructions for solenoid valves.

IP Ingress Protection.

IP ratings and ingress protection explained and how best to wire a DIN43650 connector.

Motor actuated ball valve wiring codes explained.

CR201, CR202, CR301, CR303, CR304, CR305, CR306, CR401, CR501, CR502, CR701, CR702, CR703, CR704, CR705 and CR706

Oxygen cleaning.

Degreasing solenoid valves ready for oxygen service explained.

Pressure conversion

Conversion chart, psi, mbar, bar, atm, Pa, kPa, MPa, cmH2O, in H2O, ft H2O, mm Hg (Torr), in Hg, kg/cm2 and ft. seawater

Rust in a solenoid valve.

Explanation of why rust can be found in a solenoid valve.

Seal and Valve Body Materials

Information about most used seal and valve body materials and chemical compatibility.

Steam Pressure to Temperature chart.

Steam temperature is directly related to pressure, click link above for steam pressure to temperature table.


The world of solenoid valves has developed its own abbreviations and terminology to deal with an ever-increasing variety of functionality, layout, design and applied standards. 


Trading Terms - Incoterms

Ex Works, Carriage Paid, delivered at terminal, Delivered duty paid, Free on board, cost insurance and freight, Free carrier, Carriage and insurance paid, delivered at place, Free alongside ship and Cost and Freight explained.


Vacuum conversion tables for 

Torr, MM Hg (a), PSI (a), Inches Hg (a), Inches Hg (v), Atmospheres, Inches H2O (a), Inches H2O (v), Kg/CM2, kPa, mbar.

Absolute + Relative vacuum cross-reference guide by: %, ATM, PSI, Torr (mmHg), In Hg, kPa, Bar, mbar

Valve Symbols

A detailed view of common solenoid and pneumatic symbols explained.


Understanding viscosity as a measure of a fluid's resistance to flow and tables of common fluids. 

Why use a solenoid valve or a motor actuated ball valve?

The pro and cons of using a solenoid valve compared to a motor actuated valve.


The How-to guides.

Solenoid Valve Fault Diagnosis

In the unlikely situation you find your solenoid valve not working correctly, please use the title link above to view our Solenoid Valve Fault Diagnosis page, in which you can see the most common reasons for solenoid valves not working incorrectly. 

How to wire an ABVM motor actuator.

Instructions on how to wire our ABVM motor actuated ball valve and open/closed feed back wires.

How to change a solenoid valve armature assembly.

Instructions on the correct way to remove or install a solenoid valve armature or tube assembly.

How to measure a thread size.

Instructions and images of BSP thread sizes. You can also find valves according to the thread diameter here.

Mini Modulating Motor Ball Valve.

Design and Installation of ABVM/9M modulating ball valve into a shortened 1935 canal boat Tug No 2, to maintain engine cooling temperature.