Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Troubleshooting a Solenoid Valve: Problem 2



Valve closes, but flow continues (seat leaking)

Cause:
Foreign materials lodged under seat.

Corrective Action:
Clean internal parts and remove foreign material

Cause:
Valve seat damaged.

Corrective Action:
Replace valve or affected parts.

Cause:
Synthetic seat materials chipped.

Corrective action:
Replace valve or affected parts.

Cause:
Valve improperly applied or assembled.

Corrective action:
Replace valve with proper valve or reassemble.





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