Product highlights for Pinch Valves in Ex-areas:

  • Lightning-fast response times (opening/closing)!
  • Maximum safety → no moving components!
  • Vacuum-tight!
  • Easy hose/sleeve replacement!
  • Completely free flow of product → no pressure loss + no clogging!

Pinch Valves for Areas at Risk of Explosions (Ex) according to ATEX RL 2014/34/EU

In addition to the standard air operated Pinch Valves there are also special, conductive models with a separate earthing system, which are suitable for use in areas at risk of explosions (Ex) in zones 0, 1, 2 , 20, 21 and 22.

In addition to the ATEX pinch Valves for areas at risk of explosions (Ex), pneumatic accessories are also offered as 'Ex' constructions (solenoid valves, pressure switches, etc.).

Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us and make use of individual consultation with our Pinch Valve experts.

Industrial sectors, possible applications:

  • Food industry
  • Paper industry
  • Textile industry
  • Wood industry
  • Metal industry
  • Mining industry
  • Recycling industry
  • Waste industry

Overview of the sectors & applications for pinch valves
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