Login    Register
User Information
We are a free and open
community, all are welcome.
Click here to Register
Who is online

In total there are 67 users online :: 2 registered, 0 hidden and 65 guests

Most users ever online was 218 on Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:58 pm

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot] based on users active over the past 5 minutes

The Team
Global Moderators
global_moderators.png CS

Best design for a valve and Electronic Trigger.

Post questions and info about pneumatic (compressed gas) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about valves, pipe types, compressors, alternate gas setups, and anything else relevant.
  • Author

Best design for a valve and Electronic Trigger.

Unread postAuthor: socoj2 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:09 pm

I need to have an inline valve that can handle up to 500 psi and a low volume of air.

I need to be able to trigger it by a 12v-24v DC solenoid.

Sometime of spool valve? Piston valve?

I have CNC capability.

Any Ideas.?
  • 0

Master Sergeant
Master Sergeant
Posts: 169
Joined: Fri Jun 29, 2007 9:17 am
Reputation: 0

Unread postAuthor: Marffy » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:32 pm

i would make a coaxial piston valve out of metal and make the exhaust valve some kind of HPA solenoid valve.
  • 0

"Hard work has a future pay-off. Laziness pays off now."
User avatar
1st Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Posts: 258
Joined: Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:03 pm
Location: earth
Reputation: 0

Unread postAuthor: deathbyDWV » Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:01 pm

I would suggest an inline piston valve. If you know what the inside of a sprinkler valve looks like... Its just that but instead of a diaphragm it has a piston.
  • 0

Life's too short to mark off the items on your wish list...
User avatar
Posts: 576
Joined: Sat May 16, 2009 4:02 pm
Location: Owasso, OK
Reputation: 2

Re: Best design for a valve and Electronic Trigger.

Unread postAuthor: velocity3x » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:37 pm

socoj2 wrote:I have CNC capability.

The field of high pressure / performance solenoids is somewhat sparse unless you use very expensive aerospace equipment like CircleSeal. As you have CNC machines, I would suggest that you design and make your own valves to suit your needs.
  • 0

User avatar
Brigadier General
Brigadier General
Posts: 827
Joined: Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:09 pm
Location: Yuma, Arizona
Country: United States (us)
Reputation: 7

Return to Pneumatic Cannon Discussion

Who is online

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot]

Reputation System ©'