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Solenoid Valves

Learning objectives

  • Explain the basic principle behind the operation of a solenoid
  • Identify the components of a solenoid valve
  • Describe solenoid valve operation
  • Compare tape-wrapped and encapsulated coil designs
  • Define the terms “normally open” and “normally closed” as they relate to solenoid valves
  • Explain the difference between two-way and three-way solenoid valves

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the overall design and function of various solenoid valves.

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