Product highlights for VT series:

  • Lightning-fast response times (opening/closing)!
  • Optimum sealing for solids!
  • Ultra lightweight!
  • Completely free flow of product → no pressure loss + no clogging!
  • Customer-friendly sleeve replacement!
  • For energy savers → 40% less compressed air consumption!

Air operated Pinch Valves with semi-silo trailer connection

The air operated pinch valves of the VT (VMC) series are designed as standard with semi-silo trailer connections according to DIN 28459 are available in the nominal diameters of DN80 and DN100.

Quetschventil mit Tankwagenflansch, DN80 Quetschventil mit Tankwagenflansch, DN100

Pinch valves are used for emptying silo containers and blowing into silos.

The pinch valve is usually located in front of the axles in the front section, at the lowest point on the silo container, in order to ensure that the silo container is completely empty.

Areas of application for pinch valves with tanker flanges

Air operated pinch valves with tanker flange connection from AKO are primarily used in the following areas: 

  • Silo-trailers 
  • Semi-trailers
  • Haul trucks

Materials of AKO air operated Pinch Valves VT series

The housing of the VT series air operated pinch valve DN100 is available in cast aluminium. An RAL9006 powder coated aluminium housing is available for the nominal width DN80. VT Pinch valves are very light due to the chosen material, aluminium. VT series pinch valves can even be used in confined spaces the due to their particularly compact design.

Technical data of pinch valve, VT series

Maximum operating /control pressure:: 6/8bar
Control / air connection: G 1/4"