Air operated pinch valves from AKO in Ex / ATEX designs

Air operated pinch valves
in Ex / ATEX versions

Our air operated pinch valves can also be used in hazardous areas and are – in combination with aluminium bodies – conform to the ATEX directive 2014/34/EU.

Pinch valve versions of the VFX series in combination with aluminum bodies:
Can be used in Ex zones: 2, 20, 21, 22.
Pinch valve versions of the VMCX & VMPX series in combination with stainless steel or conductive POM components:
Applicable in all Ex-Zones: 0, 1, 2 as well as 20, 21, 22.

All Ex pinch valves are equipped with conductive components (e.g. a conductive sleeve) and an earthing lug and are available with all common pipe connections in nominal widths DN 10 to DN 300, depending on the series.

Suitable accessories for use in Ex zones can be individually assembled and offered for you after consultation with our sales team.