The persistent demand for smaller, lightweight, more portable products is compelling companies to integrate new, advanced technology into their designs without compromising reliability. These products must also include ultra-low power components to meet certain battery life requirements, which makes a latching solenoid valve a much better option than using a typical spike and hold electrical drive for conventional solenoids.
The LHL Series Latching Solenoid Valve from The Lee Company offered by DenisDePloeg is a compact control valve that features ultra-low power consumption (as low as 5.5 mJ/switch) and low heat dissipation. Available in a 2-port or 3-port configuration, this magnetically latched solenoid valve requires only momentary pulses of current to switch to and remain in each flow state. The advantage of a latching solenoid valve is that it doesn’t consume power, generate heat or produce electrical noise when held in a specific flow state for an extended period of time. These features, coupled together with a design that provides reliable bi-stable switching performance in the smallest footprint possible, is ideal for battery power applications in respiratory therapy, molecular diagnostics, environmental monitors, and patient simulators.
The LHL Series valve is 100% functionally tested for performance and designed with materials that will ensure consistent, long-term operation. Available in different mounting styles and material options, performance characteristics can be further optimized to meet specific application requirements.