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Manual Directional Control Valves

Manual Directional Control Valves

Manual control of pneumatic flow

Manual Directional Control Valves

In pneumatic applications, manual directional control valves start, stop, direct, or change the direction of compressed airflow without the need for electrical energy.


  • Manual valves can be used as 2, 3, or 4 ways and can operate with vacuum up to 150 PSI.
  • They can incorporate many different operators for actuation including lever, cam roller, push button, foot pedal, and multi-position switch
  • Can be ordered with detent for static applications or spring centering for positioning applications
  • Wide array of materials of construction including composite, brass, aluminum, stainless steel, and many different coatings for corrosion resistance


Compressed air is powerful, therefore it is imperative to incorporate safety mechanisms to avoid equipment damage and failure as well as to protect workers. Applications requiring a pushbutton to start a process require concurrent action of recessed buttons to generate a signal. This signal should immediately stop of one or both buttons are released and should not restart until these buttons are again actuated concurrently.

Mead's CSV valve incorporates two-hand anti-tiedown technology. This provides safer operation of drill fixtures, clamping fixtures, air presses, valves, cylinders, and light assembly equipment. Available with many options including Washdown and Low-Stress/Ergonomic Versions.

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