JMFH-5-1/2 – Air Solenoid Valve – Festo Directional Control Valves

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SKU: Festo 10166

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 10166
Festo Directional Control Valves: JMFH-5-1/2
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The Festo JMFH-5-1/2 Directional Control Valve, with MPN 10166, is an expertly designed pneumatic component that excels in controlling the direction of airflow within industrial systems. This high-performance valve is specifically engineered to meet the rigorous demands of automated and manual systems, ensuring precise air flow management and enhancing the operational efficiency of pneumatic applications.

Key Features:

  • Efficient Airflow Control: Designed to provide precise and responsive control of air direction, facilitating optimal system performance and reliability in demanding industrial environments.
  • Durable Build: Manufactured from robust materials, the JMFH-5-1/2 is capable of withstanding tough industrial conditions, offering long-term durability and stability.
  • Compact and Functional: Its compact design allows for easy integration into space-limited areas, while maintaining high functionality and ease of use.
  • Fast Actuation: Features rapid response capabilities, ensuring quick and effective changes in air direction, which is critical for time-sensitive operations.
  • Broad Compatibility: Easily integrates with a variety of pneumatic systems, providing flexibility in application across different industrial setups.


  • Enhanced System Efficiency: By delivering precise control over air flow, it significantly increases the efficiency and reliability of pneumatic processes, boosting overall system output.
  • Reduced Operational Costs: Optimal control of air flow reduces wasted energy, lowering operational costs and enhancing economic efficiency.
  • Extended Equipment Lifetime: Accurate and reliable operation minimizes wear and tear on system components, extending their operational life and reducing maintenance frequency.
  • Improved Safety: Ensures safer operation of pneumatic systems by providing stable and dependable air control, adhering to strict safety standards.


  • Automated Production Lines: Essential in automated manufacturing settings where precise and reliable air control is critical to maintaining high-quality production standards.
  • Material Handling Systems: Plays a vital role in material handling systems where accurate air direction is necessary to ensure efficient and safe operations.
  • Assembly Processes: Ideal for assembly processes that require quick and precise air flow adjustments to maintain productivity and quality.
  • General Industrial Use: Suitable for a broad range of industrial applications, enhancing operational precision and reliability in various pneumatic setups.

The Festo JMFH-5-1/2 Directional Control Valve stands as a testament to Festo’s commitment to advancing pneumatic technology, offering a sophisticated solution for managing air flow and optimizing the performance of industrial processes. This valve is a key component in enhancing the efficiency and safety of diverse industrial applications.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 5/2, bistable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 52 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 4500 l/min
Pneumatic working port G1/2
Operating voltage Via solenoid coil, to be ordered separately
Operating pressure 0.2 MPa … 0.8 MPa
Operating pressure 2 bar … 8 bar
Structural design Plate seat
Certification c UL us – Recognized (OL)
Degree of protection IP65
Nominal width 14 mm
Width dimension 69 mm
Exhaust air function With flow control option
Sealing principle Soft
Mounting position Any
Manual override Detenting
Type of control Pilot-controlled
Flow direction Non-reversible
Symbol 00995754
Lap Underlap
b-value 0.3
C value 19.5 l/sbar
Max. switching frequency 25 Hz
Changeover time 20 ms
Max. positive test pulse with 0 signal 2200 µs
Max. negative test pulse on 1 signal 3700 µs
Coil characteristics See solenoid coil, to be ordered separately
Operating medium Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [7:4:4]
Information on operating and pilot media Operation with oil lubrication possible (required for further use)
Corrosion resistance class (CRC) 1 – Low corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B1/B2-L
Storage temperature -20 °C … 60 °C
Temperature of medium -10 °C … 60 °C
Ambient temperature -5 °C … 40 °C
Product weight 1210 g
Electrical connection Via F coil, to be ordered separately
Type of mounting Optionally:
On terminal strip
With through-hole
Pilot exhaust air port 82 M5
Pilot exhaust air port 84 M5
Pneumatic connection 1 G1/2
Pneumatic connection 2 G1/2
Pneumatic connection 3 G1/2
Pneumatic connection 4 G1/2
Pneumatic connection 5 G1/2
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Seals material NBR
Housing material Die-cast aluminum
Weight 1.210 kg