ASCO 400325 Solenoid Valve for best use
ASCO 400325 solenoid valve is mostly used in gas and fluid application handling. The ASCO 400325 solenoid valve consists of a combination of two basic functional units. It is core and solenoid ASCO 400325 (electromagnet). A valve body containing one or more orifices flows through the orifice blocked or allowed by the motion of the core when the solenoid is energized or energized.
Solenoid ASCO 400325 Valve
The ASCO Solenoid 400325 valve has a solenoid mounted directly to the valve body.
• The core is enclosed in a sealed tube, providing a compact, leak-free assembly.
• Direct-Acting Valves For direct-acting valves, when solenoid 400325 is energized, the core directly opens and closes the orifice of the normally closed valve.
• When not energized, the spring returns the valve to its original position. The valve operates from 0 psi to the rated maximum pressure.
• The force required to open the valve solenoid 400325 is proportional to the orifice size and fluid pressure. The larger the orifice size, the greater the force required.
• A pilot operating structure is used to reduce the size of the Solenoid Valve 400325 to open the larger orifice.
The internal pilot operating valve
Typically, valve 400325 has a pilot and a bleed orifice that can be operated using line pressure. When solenoid 400325 is off-energized, the pilot orifice closes, and total line pressure is applied to the top of the piston or diaphragm through the bleed orifice, providing a tight closing pressure. When the solenoid is energized, the core opens the pilot orifice and releases pressure from the top of the piston or diaphragm to the outlet side of the valve. The line pressure then lifts the diaphragm or piston at the main orifice to open the valve.
Structure of 400325 Valve
The 2-way solenoid valve 400325 has two structures.
• A floating diaphragm or piston requires a minimum pressure drop across the valve to maintain the open position.
• The suspension diaphragm and piston are kept mechanically open by a solenoid core.
• The valve opens with zero pressure loss and remains open.
Manual Reset Valve 400325
The manual reset valve must be manually latched to a given position, and only when the solenoid is energized or energized will it return to its original position (depending on the structure).
2-way solenoid 400325 valve
The 2-way solenoid 400325 valves have one inlet and one outlet pipe connection. Used to allow or block the fluid flow, one of the following is available
Normal Close: Closes when not energized and opens when energized.
Normal Open: Open when not energized and close when energized.
3-way solenoid 400325 valve
A three-way valve has three pipe connections and two orifices (one that closes when opened, the other that opens when opened). It is commonly used to alternately apply pressure to or discharge pressure from diaphragm operation parts such as control valves, single-acting cylinders, and rotary actuators.
4-way valve solenoid 400325 valve
Four-way valves are commonly used to operate double-acting cylinders and actuators. The valve has four or five pipe connections: one pressure, two cylinders, and one or two exhaust ports. At position A, the pressure is connected to one cylinder port and the other to the exhaust. At position B, the pressure and exhaust are reversed at the cylinder port.
Modes of operation:
There are three modes of operation:
Always Closed: When the valve solenoid 400325 is non-energized, the pressure port is closed and the cylinder port is connected to the exhaust port. When the valve is energized, the pressure port is connected to the cylinder port and the exhaust port is closed.
Always Open: If the valve is non-energized, the pressure port is connected to the cylinder port and the exhaust port is closed. When the valve is energized, the pressure port is closed and the cylinder port is connected to the exhaust port.
Universal: You can connect the valve to a normally closed or normally open position and select one of the two fluids, or change the flow from one port to another.
Common Problems and Troubleshooting Methods for the Solenoid 400325 Valve
In this article, you will learn about common problems with the solenoid 400325 valve and the process of troubleshooting each of these problems.
1. Solenoid 400325 Valve Does Not Open or Close
The solenoid valve may not open or close properly due to rust, power failure, irregular pressure, equipment loss, inaccurate amounts of voltage and current, dirt in the system, and corrosion. There are many causes for this problem, so it may be difficult to solve this problem without the help of an expert. However, follow the troubleshooting steps below.
• Inspect the power supply thoroughly. Verify that the voltage, current, and frequency are properly supplied to the valve.
• Check the connection to make sure it is installed correctly.
• If the diaphragm is dirty or corroded, clean it safely.
• Ensure that all required parts are present.
• Ensure that the amount of current supplied to the Solenoid 400325 valve complies with its specifications.
2. A valve of the solenoid 400325 is partially closed.
It is also possible that the valve of solenoid 400325 is only partially closed. This can be caused by manual overrides, unequal pressure, problems with the coil power supply of the solenoid 400325, a dent in the armature tube, damage to the valve seat, or a partial or misplaced system. To solve this problem, careful attention must be paid to wiring, component-to-component connections, diaphragm configuration, and coil operation. If the diaphragm is inverted, try to reseat it before replacing it.
3. Solenoid 400325 coil issue
There are various problems with coils. They may be burned, melted, or remain cold even when turned on. These problems are usually caused by short circuits, delays in the coil armature, improper voltage supply, or high temperatures of gas or liquid. To troubleshoot coil-related problems, complete the following steps:
• Check the power supply and make sure it is properly supplied to the solenoid 400325 valve and coil. The coil needs ventilation to let the heat out.
• Verify that power (AC, DC) meets coil specifications.
• If the coil is burned or completely damaged, replace it with a new suitable coil.
• Do not power the coil until it is fully seated on the valve of solenoid 400325.
• Look for water in and around the coil.
• Replace damaged armature
• Checks the temperature of the gas or liquid.
4. Irregular solenoid 400325 valve sounds
If the valve is subjected to irregular pressure, a noise that is worrisome when opening and closing may be produced. The valve on solenoid 400325 can make a buzzing sound. These sounds are mostly due to pressure differences, but sometimes they are due to water hammers. By installing a T-piece pipe, the sound can be reduced. In addition, larger pipe dimensions can reduce the speed of the liquid and prevent water hammering. For proper installation, an experienced solenoid valve dealer is required. Typically, the size of the pipe is increased to reduce the inlet pressure of the valve For proper installation of the system, you should contact an experienced solenoid valve supplier. Typically, increasing the size of the pipe reduces valve inlet pressure and reduces this problem.
5. Leakage of Water
Over time, various particles, such as dust and sediments, enter the valve and begin to influence its operation. As a result, the valve can not exhibit its function optimally. In the end, a considerable amount of dirt damages the valve, causing leaks and partial closure problems. The leakage of the solenoid 400325 valve is a clear indicator of the fact that the valve is hindered from the impurity closing completely. In addition, contamination can completely block the valve and lead to valve failure.
• There are two main ways to troubleshoot this type of problem:
• Checks the valve components. Check the valve parts to ensure they are not damaged. Verify that it is not damaged and replace it if it is.
• Carefully clean all valve components. Get rid of foreign objects, sand, rust, dust, and everything else.
ASCO 400325 solenoid designs and manufactures world-class solenoid valves that meet the requirements of various markets and applications. You’ll probably see GC solenoid valves running in car washes, food plants, and medical facilities. We offer a variety of products that can handle almost all liquids and gases from the vacuum, high flow rate and high pressure, ultra-low temperature to steam, natural gas to fuel oil, air, and water to reagents and enzymes, and ultra-high purity to corrosive.