Tag Archives for Counterbalance Valve

Hydraulic Counterbalance Valve Application

The counterbalance valve, also called a holding valve, is used to prevent a weight from falling uncontrollably. As an example, consider a press with a two-ton platen (Fig. 3.27). When the directional control is shifted, the platen will fall unless … Continue reading

25. December 2009 by and
Categories: Hydraulic Pressure Control | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Hydraulic Counterbalance Valve and Brake Valve

The counterbalance valve and brake valve have similar symbols (Fig. 3.26). The single difference is that the brake valve has a remote pilot line in addition to an upstream pilot line. As with the sequence and pressure-reducing valves, a check … Continue reading

25. December 2009 by and
Categories: Hydraulic Pressure Control | Tags: , | 1 comment