Valves are shut-off or regulating equipment placed along the path of a fluid stream. They can either let or interrupt a fluid to flow, regulate the flow rate or the current pressure; they are equipped also with actuators, a mechanism which control the movable element for regulating or interrupting the flow.
The solenoid valve is a type of valve equipped with an electromechanical actuator, usually a solenoid. In this video we will show you how the solenoid actuator works, its advantages, and we will analyze the inside of a real solenoid valve. Watch also all the other videos on our playlist to find out all the other types of valves we use every day.