Product highlights for VMC series:

  • Vacuum-tight!
  • Permanently sealed!
  • Easy hose/sleeve replacement!
  • Easy to clean!
  • No dead spots!
  • 40% energy savings, thanks to an elliptical control room!

AKO Air operated Pinch Valves with Threaded Spigot Connection (RJT)

The air operated pinch valves of the VMC series are available in the nominal diameters of DN10 to DN100. 
They are designed as standard with a threaded spigot connection according to DIN 11851. On request the VMC series of air operated pinch valves can also be provided in compliance with DIN 11853-1.

The general description of air operated pinch valves covers the operation and the benefits of air operated Pinch Valves with a threaded spigot connection.

Structure of VMC Pinch Valve with RJT Connection

The structure of the VMC series air operated pinch valves with RJT connection encompasseshe sleeve, body and two collar caps. The pinch valve sleeve is positioned in the centre of the VMC series air operated pinch valve's body; both of its ends are pressed in by the collar caps, thus forming a compact unit.

Valve face to face length

DN10: Acc. to DIN EN 558 row 27
DN15-50: Acc. to DIN EN 558 row 1

You can send us an inquiry using our Article Configurator and selecting Air operated Pinch Valves VMC Series, with your requirements.
Contrary to the selection possibilities offered by the product configurator, you can select two different connection types for each pinch valve. Please simply contact our sales team for more details. They would be pleased to submit a corresponding quotation. 

Materials of AKO air operated Pinch Valves VMC series

Bodies come either as a

  • powder-coated aluminium body
  • electro-polished stainless steel body or
  • for DN10+DN15 as POM white or black (electrically conductive) body

Socket end covers (threaded spigot connection)

  • stainless steel

The standard material for the socket end cover is stainless steel 1.4404 electro-polished; other types of stainless steel are available on request.

A selection of 12 different elastomer grades for the sleeve (natural rubber (NR), NR food quality, NR high temperature, CR, EPDM, EPDM food quality, viton, silicone, NBR, NBRfood quality, IIR and CSM) ensures that the VMC series air operated pinch valves have a very wide and practically unrestricted field of application.  

Maximal operating pressures Pinch Valves VMC series

DN10-DN100: 6 bar

Industrial sectors, possible applications:

  • Beverage industry
  • Food industry
  • Paper industry
  • Tobacco industry
  • Printing industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Chemistry
  • Cosmetics