Product highlights for VMC series:

  • Lightning-fast response times (opening/closing)!
  • Easy hose/sleeve replacement!
  • The lightest in its class!
  • For energy savers → 40% less compressed air consumption!
  • Easy to clean!
  • Lightning-fast installation / removal in the pipeline!

AKO Air operated Pinch Valves with Tri-Clamp Connection

The air operated pinch valves of the VMC series are available in the nominal diameters of DN10 to DN150.
They are designed as standard with Tri-Clamp connections according to DIN 32676 row A or C. Additionally the VMC series of air operated pinch valves can also be provided in compliance with DIN 11864-3 (DIN 11853-3 on request).

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The general description of air operated pinch valves covers the operation and the benefits of air operated Pinch Valves with a tri-clamp connection.

Structure of Pinch Valve with tri-clamp

The structure of the VMC series air operated pinch valves encompasses the sleeve a 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.

Face to face length of pinch valve with tri-clamp connection

DN10: Acc. to DIN EN 558 row 27
DN15-50: Acc. to DIN EN 558 row 1
DN65-100: Acc. to DIN EN 558 row 7

Materials of AKO air operated Pinch Valves VMC series

The standard material for the pinch valve body is:

  • powder-coated aluminium
  • electro-polished stainless steel
  • POM white or POM black electrically conduvtive (DN10-15)

Socket end cover (tri-clamp connections):

  • electro-polished stainless steel 1.4404, other types of stainless steel on request

Sleeves for Pinch Valves

  • NR anti-abrasive
  • NR food quality
  • NR high temperature
  • CR
  • EPDM
  • EPDM food quality
  • FPM / FKM
  • Q (silicone)
  • NBR
  • NBR food quality
  • IIR
  • CSM

This wide range of different sleeve qualities provide a very wide and almost unlimited range of use for the air operated pinch valves of series VMC.

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. 

Maximal operating pressures Pinch Valves VMC series

DN10-DN150: 6 bar

Industrial sectors, possible applications:

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

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