Electro-Proportional Valves — Directional Control

SP12-20 — Poppet-Type, 2-Way, Normally Closed
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SP12-20 Valve

SP08-20 Valve symbol

A solenoid-operated, 2-way, normally closed, proportional, poppet-type,
screw-in hydraulic cartridge valve for blocking or load-holding applications.

When de-energized, the SP12-20 acts as a check valve, allowing flow from 1 to 2,
while blocking flow from 2 to 1. When energized, the cartridge’s poppet lifts to open
the 2 to 1 flow path. Flow is proportional to current applied to the coil. Flow varies with
manual override.
Note: If low voltage is expected on the machine, 12 or 24 volt systems will require the
use of 10 volt or 20 volt coils respectively.
See "SP Valves and Coil Operating Parameters," page 2.002.1_pdf.

• Continuous-duty rated coil.
• Efficient wet-armature construction.
• Manual override option.
• Optional waterproof E-Coils rated up to IP69K.
• Industry common cavity.
• Metering option.

Operating Pressure: 250 bar (3625 psi)
Flow: without manual override: up to 100 lpm (27 gpm) at 34.5 bar (500 psi);
with manual override M or T: up to 95.6 lpm (25.25 gpm) at 34.5 bar (500 psi)
with manual override Y or J: up to 68.1 lpm (18 gpm) at 34.5 bar (500 psi)
Minimum Operating Dither/Pulse Frequency: 70 Hz
Hysteresis: less than 5% up to 60% of I-max; less than 10% above 60% of I-max
Internal Leakage: 5 drops/minute max. at 250 bar (3625 psi)
Temperature: -40° to 100°C (-40° to 212°F) with Buna seals;
   -26° to 204°C (-15° to 400°F) with fluorocarbon seals;
   -54° to 104°C (-65° to 225°F) with polyurethane seals
Filtration: See page 9.010.1
Fluids: Mineral-based or synthetics with lubricating properties at viscosities of
   7.4 to 420 cSt (50 to 2000 sus); See Temperature and Oil Viscosity, page 9.060.1
Installation: No restrictions; See page 9.020.1
Cavity: VC12-2; See page 9.112.1_2w
Cavity Tool: CT12-2xx; See page 8.600.1
Seal Kit: SK12-2x-T; See page 8.650.1
Coil Nut: Part No. 7004400

The EVDR Series controllers are recommended for use with most HydraForce
proportional valves. These newer electronic controllers are versatile, reliable, and
easily configured and customized for a wide range of applications.
See the EVDR Product Selection Guide.
For other Electronic Controllers, see page 2.001.1_pdf




SP12-20 Valve Flow vs Pressure vs currrent charts


SP12-20 Valve Frequency Chart



SP12-20 Valve Dimensions



Cartridge: Weight: 0.25 kg (0.55 lb);
Steel with hardened work surfaces.
Zinc-plated exposed surfaces; Buna N
O-rings and back-ups standard.

Standard Ported Body: Weight: 0.57 kg
(1.25 lb); Anodized high-strength 6061 T6
aluminum alloy, rated to 207 bar (3000 psi);
Ductile iron bodies available; dimensions
may differ. See page 8.012.1_2w.

Standard D-Coil: Weight each: 0.27 kg
(0.60 lb); Unitized thermoplastic
encapsulated, Class H high temperature
magnetwire. See page 3.200.1_10-size.

E-Coil: Weight: 0.41 kg (0.9 lb); Perfect
wound, fully encapsulated with rugged
external metal shell; Rated up to IP69K
with integral connectors.
See page 3.400.1_10-size.



SP12-20 Ordering Manual Override Options