Chamber Fill Control Valve

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Postby Spudman07 » Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:21 am

Hey Guys, I was just wondering what all i needed to construct a chamber fill control valve for my next pneumatic. I've been tinkering around with some stuff, but just can't quite get it to work. I've also looked at the pictures on the "Launchers" page to see if I could get an idea there. Any and all help would be appreciated.
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Postby Drew Rowland » Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:45 am

What exactly do you want this valve to do?
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Postby Spudman07 » Tue Nov 07, 2006 11:05 am

I want to ba able to hook an air compressor to a hose that runs to the chambers of the cannon, and then be able to fill it with a switch of some sort to a desired pressure. Would I just use rubber hose connected to the chambers with a paddle switch on the hose???
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Postby An Apple Pie » Tue Nov 07, 2006 11:33 am

What I use is simply a male Quick Disconnect connected to a ball valve and then attached to a pressure guage that is attached to the cannon/valve. You simply hook up a female QD to the rubber hose on the compressor to the male QD and there you go.
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Postby Spudman07 » Tue Nov 07, 2006 10:04 pm

Where would I get a paddle valve??? I checked on McMaster, but couldn't find any there.
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Postby An Apple Pie » Tue Nov 07, 2006 10:07 pm

Just use a ball valve. They are cheaper and in my opinion more effective.
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Postby Spudman07 » Tue Nov 07, 2006 10:07 pm

Ok, but where could I get a paddle valve?
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Postby SpudStuff » Tue Nov 07, 2006 11:28 pm

Do you want to spend 20 dollars on one? If so check on http://www.mcmaster.com
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Postby Spudman07 » Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:25 pm

I've checked on mcmaster, as noted above, but couldn't find one. If anyone does find one, let me know what the part number is so that i can order it.
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Postby clide » Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:38 pm

http://www.mcmaster.com/nav/enter.asp?partnum=6464K12

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sgort, you just have to put it in the same format I have above and you can put any part number after the partnum=
Personally I have the format memorized, but put the address somewhere where you can find it later for when you need a direct link, like in a bookmark or something.
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