Pilot operated, balanced piston relief valve assembly

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Port Headings and Sizes [ + ]
Modifiers Ports
CAL, /S Ports 1 & 2: SAE 12;
Cartridge Technical Features [ + ]

Pilot-operated, balanced-piston relief cartridges are normally closed pressure regulating valves. When the pressure at the inlet (port 1) reaches the valve setting, the valve starts to open to tank (port 2), throttling flow to regulate the pressure. These valves are accurate, have low pressure rise vs. flow, they are smooth and quiet, and are moderately fast.

  • All 2-port relief cartridges (except pilot reliefs) are physically and functionally interchangeable (same flow path, same cavity for a given frame size).
  • Will accept maximum pressure at port 2; suitable for use in cross port relief circuits. If used in cross port relief circuits, consider spool leakage.
  • Main stage orifice is protected by a 150 micron stainless steel screen.
  • Not suitable for use in load holding applications due to spool leakage.
  • Back pressure on the tank port (port 2) is directly additive to the valve setting at a 1:1 ratio.
  • Cartridges configured with EPDM seals are for use in systems with phosphate ester fluids. Exposure to petroleum based fluids, greases and lubricants will damage the seals.
  • W and Y controls (where applicable) can be specified with or without a special setting. When no special setting is specified, the valve is adjustable throughout its full range using the W or Y control. When a special setting is specified, this setting represents the maximum setting of the valve.
  • Corrosion resistant cartridge valves are intended for use in corrosive environments and are identified by the model code suffix /AP for external stainless steel components, or /LH for external zinc-nickel plated components. See the CONFIGURATION section for all options. For further details, please see the Materials of Construction page located under TECH RESOURCES.
  • Incorporates the Sun floating style construction to minimize the possibility of internal parts binding due to excessive installation torque and/or cavity/cartridge machining variations.
Cartridge Technical Data [ + ]
Note: Data may vary by configuration. See CONFIGURATION section.
Cavity T-3A
Series 2
Capacity 50 gpm200 L/min.
Factory Pressure Settings Established at 4 gpm15 L/min.
Maximum Operating Pressure 5000 psi350 bar
Response Time - Typical 10 ms10 ms
Maximum Valve Leakage at 110 SUS (24 cSt) 3 in³/min.@1000 psi50 cc/min.@70 bar
Adjustment - No. of CW Turns from Min. to Max. setting 55
Valve Hex Size 1 1/8 in.28,6 mm
Valve Installation Torque 45 - 50 lbf ft61 - 68 Nm
Adjustment Screw Internal Hex Size 5/32 in.4 mm
Locknut Hex Size 9/16 in.15 mm
Locknut Torque 80 - 90 lbf in.9 - 10 Nm
Model Weight .50 lb0,25 kg
Seal kit - Cartridge Buna: 990203007
Seal kit - Cartridge EPDM: 990203014
Seal kit - Cartridge Polyurethane: 990003002
Seal kit - Cartridge Viton: 990203006
Manifold Technical Data [ + ]
Body Type Line mountLine mount
Interface NoneNone
Body Features Ninety degreeNinety degree
Mounting Hole Diameter .42 in.10,7 mm
Mounting Hole Depth ThroughThrough
Mounting Hole Quantity 11
Open Cavities 11
Cavity T-3A
Port Size SAE 12SAE 12
CAD Files [ + ]
Notes [ + ]
  • For Series 1 cartridges configured with an O control (panel mount handknob), a .75 in. (19 mm) diameter hole is required in the panel.
  • Important: Carefully consider the maximum system pressure. The pressure rating of the manifold is dependent on the manifold material, with the port type/size a secondary consideration. Manifolds constructed of aluminum are not rated for pressures higher than 3000 psi (210 bar), regardless of the port type/size specified.
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