导压比 4.5:1, 标准型 平衡阀

流量: 30 gpm120 L/min. | 插孔: T-2A
CBEG : 导压比 4.5:1, 标准型 平衡阀
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  • 平衡阀的设定值应该至少为负载压力值的1.3倍。
  • 顺时针旋转调节将会减少设定,降低压力。
  • 完全释压情况下,设定低于200psi(14bar)。
  • 2口的背压将会增加溢流值,增加值为(1+先导比)×压力值
  • 标准设定下,阀的复位压力值高于阀开启值的85%。当设定值小于标准设定值,复位压力值的百分比将相应变小。
  • 配置EPDM密封圈的插装阀可用在磷酸酯液压油系统。暴露在石油基液压油或润滑油脂中会损坏密封圈。
  • Sun的平衡阀可以被安装进执行器内部的安装孔,成为执行器的一部分,进而更加安全地保护回路。
  • 有两种单向阀开启压力可选。在防止执行器气穴现象的时候,推荐使用4psi(0.3bar)的单向开启压力。
  • 这类阀在先导部分并没有完全密封,在1000psi的情况下在2口和3口之间会有2in³/min的流量(32cc/min在70bar情况下)。这在主从动的回路以及在阀控液压缸的泄漏测试中都需要考虑。
  • 所有的3口平衡阀,负载控制阀,以及先导开启单向阀都结构上可以相互替换。(对同样的规格情况下,他们是相同流量路径相同孔型)
  • Sun浮动式的结构可以最大限度地减少由于过大的安装扭矩以及孔型加工的误差所造成的干涉现象。
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插孔 T-2A
系列 2
通流能力 30 gpm120 L/min.
先导比 4.5:14.5:1
最大设定时最大推荐负载压力 3850 psi270 bar
最大设定 5000 psi350 bar
先导结构 Bleed throughBleed through
工厂默认的设定值 2 in³/min.30 cc/min.
回座时最大泄漏 5 drops/min.0,3 cc/min.
调节 - 从最小设定到最大设定的逆时针圈数 3.753.75
运行特性 标准标准
复位 >85% of setting>85% of setting
阀头部安装六角尺寸 1 1/8 in.28,6 mm
阀安装扭矩 45 - 50 lbf ft61 - 68 Nm
调节螺栓的内六角尺寸 5/32 in.4 mm
锁紧螺母六角尺寸 9/16 in.15 mm
锁紧螺母力矩 80 - 90 lbf in.9 - 10 Nm
型号重量 .60 lb0,30 kg
Seal kit - Cartridge Buna: 990202007
Seal kit - Cartridge EPDM: 990202014
Seal kit - Cartridge Polyurethane: 990002002
Seal kit - Cartridge Viton: 990202006
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常见问题 [ + ]

Yes it is sealed; however every time the valve is cycled a small amount of oil passes into the spring chamber--about 1 drop for every 4000 cycles. If the vent is blocked, the spring chamber will eventually fill with oil, building pressure until the valve won't open.

Counterbalance valves are pressure dependent devices, not flow dependent. They are designed to create pressure drop for their operation, so it is important not to oversize them. A higher pressure drop will generate greater system stiffness and help improve stability.

Two areas work to open a counterbalance valve, the relief area and the pilot area; the pilot area divided by the relief area equals the pilot ratio. Reverse flow from port 1 to port 2 is blocked by the check valve until a pilot pressure is sensed at port 3 (pilot) that is inversely proportional to the load pressure at port 1 (load). The pilot pressure at port 3 effectively reduces the relief valve setting. The setting is reduced according to the ratio of the differential pilot area on the piston compared to the differential relief area. For example, in a valve with a 3:1 pilot ratio, set for 3000 psi with a load of 2000 psi, the pilot pressure required to open the relief valve is 333 psi, i.e. (3000 psi - 2000 psi)/3 = 333 psi pilot pressure.

To calculate the pressure required to lower a load, use the following equations. These equations are under ideal conditions and do not consider any backpressure in the circuit or any effects of temperature on the oil.
Pressure calculation for lowering a load with a counterbalance valve.

Hysteresis is the difference between the pressure at which the valve will crack open and then reseat closed. Sun's counterbalance valve's hysteresis is typically less than 15%, which means the valve will have reseated to a closed position at 85% of its cracking or opening pressure.

It is always recommended that a counterbalance valve be set before it is installed in an application. Correctly setting a counterbalance when it is installed is very difficult due to the pilot assist and the interaction with the actuator. Once installed the adjust screw should be considered a manual override.

A closed loop transmission is meant to transfer the energy from dynamic braking to the prime mover. A counterbalance valve would put the energy in the form of heat into the small amount of oil contained in the loop. Backpressure caused by dynamic braking from the pump and charge pressure complicate matters. "Putting a vented counterbalance in a closed loop transmission is a crime; putting a non-vented valve in is a felony; putting a 10:1 valve in is a capital offence." Jeff Baker

First the valve is set to just crack open at the desired setting. The pressure is dropped to zero and then brought up to 85% of the setting. The valve is then piloted open and allowed to reseat. At this point the leakage rate must be less than 5 drops per minute. One detail that makes this test critical is extremely clean oil. If a valve leaks in an application, the seat has probably been damaged by contamination and the valve should be replaced. Before removing any valve, ensure machines and loads are mechanically held in position and that the valve is not under pressure at the time of its removal.

Sun defines the setting of a counterbalance valve as the pressure at which it cracks open as a relief valve. The flow rate at "crack" is the point where drops turn to a stream, about 1-2 cubic inches per minute. This is the highest deceleration pressure it can use to stop an actuator. The valve should be set at least 1.3 times the maximum expected load-induced pressure at port 1. In many cases the maximum load-induced pressure will be the same as the system relief setting.

Three-port vented, or atmospherically referenced, counterbalance valves are considered problem solvers for existing circuits that used a three port, non-vented valve. If a vented valve is required in a new design, four-port valves are recommended. Atmospherically referenced valves, over time, will leak externally or allow moisture into the spring chamber (resulting in corrosion) even though the spring chamber is sealed.

Generally, the 25 psi check spring is recommended for most applications as it is more robust and insensitive to rapid flow reversals. The 4 psi check cracking pressure should be used if there is a need to pull in make-up oil.

We do not recommend it. There is a possibility that the pilot area could get filled with oil and slow down or prevent the closing of the valve. A correct solution is to connect port 3, the pilot port, to port 2, the inlet port.

Backpressure at port 2 (inlet) may adversely effect the operation of a three port counterbalance valve as it directly opposes pilot pressure. When backpressure exceeds pilot pressure, it adds to the setting of the valve at a rate of 1 plus the pilot ratio times the backpressure, i.e. with 200 psi (14bar) back pressure at port 2 on a 3:1 counterbalance valve, the setting would increase by 800 psi (55 bar). In effect, backpressure drives the counterbalance valve closed. Using vented counterbalance valves typically will correct this problem.

The vast majority of counterbalance applications are satisfied with a 3:1 pilot ratio. Lower pilot ratios will increase system stability and higher ratios will be more efficient. 10:1 pilot ratio valves generally should be avoided.

There are 2 styles of load-reactive counterbalance cartridge valves. The first was designed by Racine and has the pilot in port 1 or the nose of the cartridge. The second style that Sun adapted was conceived by Fluid Controls, and has the load port (port 1) at the nose and the pilot coming in port 3. Sun co-founder John Allen said that a counterbalance was a valve designed around a spring. For a given size of cartridge you design a spring that has the most force and rate that can be wound, and then design the rest of the valve. The spring force dictates the relief area needed to achieve a setting.

The Racine design has 2 diameters. There is a pilot diameter and a larger diameter that creates the annular relief area. In order to maintain capacity the larger diameter has to be as large as possible. In order to increase pressure settings the annular relief area needs to be reduced. Because the big diameter is fixed and the differential annular area is being reduced, the result is the pilot diameter increases; hence the high pilot ratios.

Sun's (Fluid Control's) design has 3 diameters, the small one and the middle one defining the relief area and the middle one and the large one defining the pilot area. This design gives us the freedom to create pilot ratios that fit the application.

No. The counterbalance will be less violent than the check valve but the flow dynamics create backpressure spikes that can damage the valve. The circuit needs to be designed to dissipate the energy in a controlled fashion.

Vented counterbalance valves should be used if you have backpressure in port 2 (inlet). Typical applications are regeneration circuits, master-slave circuits and servo/proportional valve circuits.

The setting of a counterbalance valve is very difficult to determine when it is in a circuit. This is due to cross-piloting, load-induced pressure, and cylinder ratio. The best way to check the setting is to remove the valve from the circuit. Before removing any valve, ensure machines and loads are mechanically held in position and that the valve is not under pressure at the time of its removal. Screw the valve into a simple, single cavity, line mounted body. Port 1 should be connected to a pressure source and ports 2 & 3 should be open. Increase the pressure on port 1 until the valve just starts to open. Repeat several times to ensure consistency.

The 5 drops/min. are at the point of reseat which is 85% of cracking pressure. If the valve is set correctly it will never see a load that is higher than 77% of cracking (1/1.3). At this pressure in a typical system the counterbalance can be considered a zero leak device. Using counterbalance valves to prevent drift is an accepted and common practice on almost all manlifts and hydraulically operated cranes. If a load drifts because of the counterbalance valve, the seat has probably been damaged and the valve should be replaced.

While cylinder drifting is often attributed to a leaking or damaged counterbalance valve, it can also be caused by cylinder seal leakage or changes in oil temperature. If you believe the seat of the counterbalance valve has been damaged, which can be caused by shock or contamination, it is advisable to replace the valve with a new factory set valve. Always follow the manufacturer's recommendations for servicing of hydraulically actuated machinery, and insure all loads are mechanically supported and cartridges are not under pressure when removed.

There are exactly 250 Sun drops in a cubic inch or 15 in a cc.

Only external seals are serviceable.  Sun offers replacement seal kits for all cartridge models. The applicable kit part number can be found in the product page's Technical Data table or by using our Cartridge Seal Kit search function located under Accessories. Please note: Converting the external seals from one material to another does not ensure fluid compatibility with that material due to the existence of internal seals within the cartridge.
While turning the adjust screw in (CW) to lower the setting of a counterbalance valves may seem counterintuitive, this follows the history of load holding products.  Long before Sun Hydraulics was founded, pilot-to-open check valves were ubiquitous in the industry.  This predates cartridge valves with parts-in-bodies assemblies.  These often times have an ‘”adjust screw” to manually release a load by pushing a check ball off of a seat by turning the adjust screw clockwise into the valve.  When Bob Koski and John Allen founded Sun in 1970 and started working on valve designs, they thought it was best to keep this same thought process on Sun counterbalance valves of turning the adjust screw clockwise to release a load.  This was further refined later on by making the adjust screw non-rising.  All of Sun’s counterbalance and load holding products follow suit with turning the adjust screw clockwise to release a load and many have the non-rising adjust screw.
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