Miniature Valves & Fittings


Miniature Electronic Valves

Clippard revolutionized the electronic valve market in the early 1970's with a line of miniature valves that became the industry standard for life and reliability. This unparalleled history in providing new and innovative products continues today with advanced manufacturing machines and techniques, experienced design and application engineers, and a genuine desire to exceed customer expectations.

  • 10 & 15 mm Valves
  • Fill & Bleed Circuits
  • Stud Mount Valves
  • EV Mouse Valves
  • EV Piloted Modular Valves
  • Fluidamp Valves
  • Maximatic® Series Valves
  • Proportional Valves
  • Custom Valves
  • 8 mm Electronic Valve

    These direct actuating valves provide extremely fast response times for accurate dosing of minute volumes. Their subminiature size makes them ideal for transportable/mobile systems.

    7 mm Electronic Valve

    Like the 8 mm, these 7 mm subminiature electronic valves provide extremely fast response times in combination with the same long life as Clippard's trusted EV Series.

    10 & 15 mm Electronic Valves

    Offered in both Normally-Open or Normally-Closed models, these 2-way and 3-way valves are perfect for small areas where compact electronically-controlled pneumatics are needed.

    2013 Series

    These 3-Way Normally-Closed electronic valves feature a low-power DC solenoid and can be directly converted to high pressure pneumatic power without electronic amplification.

    DV Series

    Designed as the next generation of Clippard's well-known and trusted EV Series, the powerful DV Series is compact, quick and built to last—over 1,000,000,000+ cycles! With a solid, compact design and extremely high flow rates, these valves are well-suited for many applications in a wide variety of different industries including medical, analytical, packaging, manufacturing and more.

    DVP Series Proportional Valves

    Clippard's next-generation DV Series valve is now available in a 2-Way proportional control version! The new DVP Series provides a high degree of control and customization. Available in manifold mount or #10-32 mounting styles, the DVP provides fast response times and exceptionally long life.

    EFB Series

    These electronic fill and bleed circuits are a combination of Clippard pneumatic valve components that can be used to inflate a volume or apparatus in one controllable function, and to release or vent pressure in a second controllable function.

    EM Series

    At just over 1" tall and less than 3/4" in diameter, EM Series valves are ideal for applications where space is critical. These valves feature the same reliable, proven design as the EV Series housed in a miniature body. Perfect for air and/or gas control, pilot control, and any application where space is limited but desired performance is not.

    ES Series

    ES Series valves convert low voltage, low current signals into high pressure pneumatic outputs. A compact, geometric design make these valves well suited for a wide range of applications in environmental test equipment, textile machines, packaging machinery, computerized industrial automation, portable systems and many types of biomedical applications.

    EV Piloted Modular Valves

    These are essentially hybrid valves consisting of a Modular Air Pilot Valve and an EV Series electronic/pneumatic valve. The EV valve responds to low current, low voltage signals and pneumatically actuates the Modular valve it is attached to.

    EV Series "Mouse" Valves

    Quiet and quick, these precision-built 2-Way and 3-Way control valves feature a unique patented valving principle with only one moving part. Extremely reliable—proven to over 1,000,000,000+ cycles! Analytical Series, Oxygen Clean Series & Corrosion-Resistant Series also available.

    EVP Series Proportional Valves

    EVP Proportional Control Valves combine the features of the EV Series with the additional capability for proportional control. The EVP Series provides air or gas flow control and varies the output based on the current input to the solenoid. Consistent gain provides a high degree of control for many applications.

    Maximatic® Series Valves

    These electronic valves offer high flow in a small package. Constructed of aluminum, stainless steel and thermoplastic materials. Available as body ported, manifold mount and actuator (1/4" NPT only) mounting. Standard models include a base that permits fast, secure mounting of electronic valves to a manifold for grouping in compact assemblies.

    SCPV Stepper-Controlled Proportional Valves

    Utilizing the industry's most robust and powerful linear actuator, the high flow SCPV Series stepper-controlled proportional valves outperform the competition in performance and durability. Ideal for critical applications such as gas delivery, medical, analytical and industrial automation requiring high resolution, high flow and low hysteresis.

    New! NIV Series PTFE Media Isolation Valves

    The NIV Series Media Isolation Valve is a solenoid-operated device that uses a flexible diaphragm to isolate the actuation mechanism from the fluid path. Media isolation valves are commonly used for a wide variety of applications, including those that require precise, repeatable dispensing of media for analytical instrumentation.

    New! NPV Series Electronic Pinch Valves

    The NPV Series Pinch Valve is a solenoid-operated device that is designed to open and close tubes for controlling flow of liquids and gases. While other types of valves have internal passages that may cause small amounts of fluid to remain in the valve, pinch valves have no areas or dead volume where fluid can become trapped. Only the inside of the tubing contacts the fluid.

    New! NPP Series Pneumatic Pinch Valves

    The NPP Series is an air-piloted device that is designed to open and close tubes for controlling flow of liquids and gases. While other types of valves have internal passages that may cause small amounts of fluid to remain in the valve, pinch valves have no areas or dead volume where fluid can become trapped. Only the inside of the tubing contacts the fluid.

    Miniature Hand/Foot Operated Valves
  • Manually actuated by hand or foot
  • Push/Pull or Lever
  • Style Valves
  • Palm Button Valves
  • Foot Pedal Valves

  • Sleeve Valves
  • Smooth operation, low sliding friction
  • Variety of inlet & outlet porting eliminates fittings
  • RoHS Compliant

  • Toggle Valves
  • Momentary or detented
  • Metal or plastic toggles
  • Variety of seal and lubricant options
  • RoHS Compliant

  • Limit Valves
  • Heavy Duty Lever Actuated Series with multiple lever arm styles to choose from
  • Miniature 3-Way

  • Stem Valves
  • Flow path changes when valve stem is either depressed or released
  • Can be used with a variety of different push buttons
  • RoHS Compliant

  • Valve Actuators
  • Ball, Roller and Double-Pivoted Cam Actuators
  • Single acting spring return Pilot & Vacuum Actuators
  • Push Button Actuators

  • Low Pressure Air Pilot Valves

    The term "low pressure" is a relative term. These valves can sense pressure down to 1.5" H20 and actuate amplifier valves that will give output pressure of 150 psig and over 25 SCFM to cover most high flow miniature pneumatic applications.

    Maximatic® Air Pilot Valves

    Clippard Maximatic® Air Pilot Valves are spool type valves with single or double air pilots. With maximum flow in a small package, they are well-suited for packaging, factory automation and OEM fluid power applications.

    Brass Air Pilot Valves

    Clippard's PAV/PAVO Series brass air pilot valves incorporate an integral pilot actuator that provides a compact assembly and simple installation. They are ideal for remote and miniature applications where you need higher air flow and/or lower power.

    Modular Valves

    Versatility is the key when it comes to Clippard Minimatic® Modular Valves. Available in an unlimited variety of directional, low pressure and special control valves, each is encased in a body designed to mount and link together with a simple piping system. They are the supreme "Plug and Play" devices for pneumatic applications.

    Air Pilot Valve Actuators

    Clippard Air Pilot Valve Actuators are one of the most versatile items in the Clippard line. They thread onto the tops of Clippard miniature 2-Way, 3-Way, and 4-Way valves or ES-1 electric switches to provide fast pilot actuation from a pneumatic signal.

    Check Valves

    Check valves allow flow in one direction and automatically prevent flow in the opposite direction. Clippard check valves feature durable brass body construction with Nitrile seals and a stainless steel spring. A variety of porting options are available.

    Drawback Valves

    Pilot actuated water drawback valves are ideal for use in quenching or water spray applications. When closed, a spring-based internal piston draws back a small volume on the outlet side.

    Electric & Pneumatic Switches

    Air operated electric switches convert air pressure to an electrical signal, providing an interface between pneumatic systems and electrical controls.

    Exhaust Valves

    Quick exhaust valves are primarily used to increase cylinder cycle speeds. Clippard J-Series quick exhaust valves also enable the use of smaller directional control valves and longer control lines, and can be used as a shuttle valve. These quick exhaust valves feature a compact, durable brass construction with molded Nitrile seals. Flow Controls

    Clippard offers four styles of adjustable flow controls with #10-32 through 3/8" NPT ports. These precision flow control valves are ideal for use with pneumatic cylinders, providing a slow extend stroke while allowing a fast retract stroke. Flow control valves are also used for delay functions when using air pilot valves.


    Needle valves are used to control the rate of flow in both directions. Clippard offers a variety of adjustable control needle valves with various port and needle configurations to provide coarse or fine flow adjustment.

    Pressure Regulators

    Regulators are offered in either relieving or non-relieving versions. The relieving design maintains a constant pressure output even when downstream conditions change, while non-relieving regulators do not automatically compensate for changes in downstream flow or pressure. A variety of adjustment options and mounting styles are available.

    Pulse Valves

    The PV-1 pulse valve is a normally-open 3-way valve that closes shortly after being pressurized and remains closed until supply pressure is exhausted and re-pressurized. This type of valve is widely used in control circuits.

    Sensors & Air Indicators

    Electronics are often the choice for non-contact sensing, but for some applications an all pneumatic sensor for a non electrical sensing system provides a lower cost solution.

    Shuttle Valves

    Shuttle valves allow flow from one inlet to the outlet while blocking the other inlet. These poppet type "double check" valves feature durable brass bodies and Nitrile seals.

    Minimatic® Barb Fittings from Clippard

    Minimatic® barb fittings provide a flexible, easy alternative to ferrule and push-to-connect design fittings. Clippard Minimatic® barb fittings are designed to be used with Clippard urethane hose. The flexibility and strength of urethane hose and the compact design of the fittings are ideal for pneumatic applications where convenience and size are considerations. The Minimatic® barb fitting used with Clippard urethane hose will provide a leak free connection that will hold well beyond the working pressure of the hose without the need for additional clamps. Minimatic® barb fittings are available in a wide variety of configurations in a number of styles including tee, connectors, crosses, swivel, and universal. Barb sizes can be mixed on the same fitting for applications requiring multiple tubing sizes. The electroless nickel plating of Minimatic® barb fittings provides corrosion resistance in applications involving high moisture, while enabling the fittings to retain their original, lustrous appearance. Buna-N gasket included with #10-32 threads except when ordered in bulk.