Medium Pressure 4-Port Switching Valves

  • Three Flow Configurations to Choose From
  • Biocompatible Flow Paths

With three versions to choose from, Upchurch Scientific® Switching Valves offer several flow distribution options. Each valve has a low swept volume, can withstand pressures to 500 psi (34 bar) and is chemically inert and biocompatible. The PEEK™ and PTFE resin construction results in a valve as durable as it is economical. Each V-100 Series Switching Valve has 0.040" thru-holes and is supplied with Flangeless Fittings for use with 1/16" OD tubing. To use these valves with 1/8" OD tubing, simply replace the supplied fittings with 1/4-28 Flangeless Fittings(You may notice a slight back pressure at higher flow rates, due to the 0.040" thru-holes in these valves).

To operate, all ports must be either connected to a line of your system or plugged. Built-in positioning detents allow these valves to snap into place, ensuring the thru-hole is properly aligned.

Standard manual valves (V-100D, V-100L and V100T) measure 1.80" (45.7 mm) in length. Bulkhead versions (V-101D, V-101L and V-101T) are 2.18" (55.4 mm) long.

Each of the Upchurch Scientific 4-Port Switching Valves is available in standard manual and bulkhead mountable manual configurations. Bulkhead mounting specifications are included and are also available. The bulkhead mountable manual configuration can also be mounted on our M-615-1 Valve Bracket. DC gear motor actuated versions are also available. The bulkhead mountable manual configuration can also be mounted on our M-615-1 Valve Bracket. DC gear motor actuated versions are also available.

Please contact Upchurch Scientific for custom configurations for instrument manufacturers. High pressure switching valve options are available.

Protect sensitive system components (such as a column) during a cleaning cycle with our Diagonal Flow Switching Valve ("D"). This valve eliminates the need to remove, plug and reconnect a low pressure column.

A typical application for a Right Angle Flow Switching Valve ("L") is column switching, allowing two columns to use one detector. Detector switching is another common application for this valve. Plug off the extra port with the included plug.

Your detector switching application may require the flexibility of routing the column effluent to both detectors simultaneously while retaining the ability to isolate each detector. Use our 3-Way Flow Switching Valve ("T"), plugging off the fourth port with the included plug.

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Item Name

Type

Swept Volume

List Price

V-100D

4-Way Valve PEEK Diagonal Flow

Manual Switching Valve

12.4 µL

$108.67
V-100L

4-Way Vlv PEEK L Flow

Manual Switching Valve

6.2 µL

$108.67
V-100T

4-Way Valve PEEK 3-Port Flow

Manual Switching Valve

9.7 µL

$108.25
V-101D

4-Way Vlv PEEK D Blkhd

Manual Switching Valve

12.4 µL

$114.89
V-101L

4-Way Vlv PEEK L Blkhd

Manual Switching Valve

6.2 µL

$114.44
V-101T

4-Way Vlv PEEK T Blkhd

Manual Switching Valve

9.7 µL

$114.44
V-103

Allen Wrench .050

Allen Wrench

N/A

$2.64
V-1101D-DC

4-Way Diag Switching Valve

Actuated Valve

12.4 µL

$1,041.09
V-1101L-DC

4-Way Rt Angle Switching Valve

Actuated Valve

6.2 µL

$1,041.09
V-1101T-DC

3-Way Flow Switching Valve

Actuated Valve

9.7 µL

$1,041.09