Proportional Valve suits space constrained applications.

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With design that optimizes use of space, VP12 Miniature Proportional Motion Control Valve features IP30 weatherproof protection and operating temperature range of 32 to 140°F. Valve enters fail safe mode upon loss of signal or power, and is available in pressure ranges up to 116 psi with has max flow capacity of 200 L/min. Product is suited for applications within automotive, packaging, process, and medical industries.

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Norgren Introduces New VP12 Miniature Proportional Motion Control Valve

Littleton, Colorado, USA - February 2005 - Increasingly, automation specialists need to raise the levels of both functionality and performance without compromising on cost or space. Norgren, the motion and fluid control specialist has introduced the VP12, which has been developed with these demands in mind. With over twenty years experience in proportional technology Norgren has optimized the design of the new VP12 to provide for the accurate control of pressure in a cost effective package. Suitable for a wide variety of applications within industries such as automotive, packaging, process and medical the VP12 delivers excellent control characteristics, high flow capabilities and optimized use of space.

Available in various pressure ranges up to 116 PSI the reliable and rugged VP12 provides an advantage to applications that require a compact solution due to limited installation space and the ease of connection makes it quick and simple to install. With an operating temperature range stated at 32 to 140°F and IP30 weatherproof protection the devices have a maximum flow capacity of 200 L/min and feature low power consumption. Delivering better system control without paying for a costly solution the VP12 proportional valve benefits from excellent control resolution and features a fail safe mode upon loss of signal or power. Further information on Norgren's complete range of proportional solutions can be found at

Norgren is one of the world leaders in the supply of motion and fluid control technologies for a wide variety of different industry sectors. Norgren is committed to optimising technological performance for its customers' advantage. All of Norgren's systems are engineered for flexibility based on strong product fundamentals. Application specific solutions frequently involve integrated or modular combinations of actuator, control valve and air preparation technologies.

With established manufacturing facilities in USA, Germany, UK, Switzerland, and Spain and with newer facilities in Mexico and the Czech Republic Norgren has the global manufacturing and support capabilities to be able to cope with the most demanding international projects. With support through an established sales and service network in 75 countries Norgren has the global reach and capability to ensure continuity of supply and local support where it is needed for customers involved in export markets or multi site operations. With three global technical centres in USA, Germany and the UK supported by 270 engineers Norgren is a subsidiary of the £1.6bn IMI PLC.

In the US, Norgren has a unique network of almost 100 distribution outlets operated by independent distributors.

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