Motion Control Valves

Motion Control Valves - Screw-In Cartridge Valves

When hydraulic systems require Motion Control Valves, look for the most extensive offering on the market—provided by Eaton. Including standard, part-balanced, fully-balanced, and zero-differential designs, Eaton Motion Control Valves are ideal for applications requiring load holding, numerous pilot ratios, safety, efficient control, and excellent stability for all types of loads.

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Featured Literature

Motion Control Valves Technical Guides Technical Guides:

Motion Control Valves is Section F
of the Screw-in Cartridge Valves Technical Catalog V-VLOV-MC001-E6_F* January 2018


Articles & White Papers

“Load Holding Valves Made Simple”by Todd McIntyre, Eaton
Load holding valves are a small but important part of any mobile machine. Though they are simple in design, their application can often times frustrate even the most skilled and experienced engineers. Read this short article to help take the mystery out of load holding valves.

“How to choose a counterbalance valve”
by Todd McIntyre, Eaton
When selecting counterbalance valves, hydraulics engineers are faced with a difficult but important task. These small valves provide an important safety function in applications where safe and stable load handling is critical. In this technical paper, Todd McIntyre, Eaton global planning & strategy manager for screw-in cartridge valves, discusses valve options that can help hydraulics engineers choose the right valve for the application and tackle even the toughest design and cost challenges. Read here

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Eaton’s MCD Quote Software helps you design and specify component placement of custom manifolds on your next project.

Eaton Screw-in Cartridge Valve CAD Library
The Eaton library of screw-in cartridge valves contains over a thousand symbols for use in hydraulic systems design. This software program is designed to assist the engineering professional in the design of manifold blocks and related hydraulic systems. Click here to access components, SICV cavities, and hydraulic symbols for designing systems in AutoCAD.
Download SiCV Valve Library Instructions
Download the Vickers Library of SiCV (ZIP file)

Eaton 3D CAD Library
3D solid models of Eaton's hydraulic valve products for use in designing custom manifolds. Includes Screw-in Cartridge Valves and Vickers Industrial Valve product lines.
3D CAD Library can be found here

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