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

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SKU: Festo 6420

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 6420
Festo Directional Control Valves: MFH-5-1/2
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The Festo MFH-5-1/2 Directional Control Valve, with MPN 6420, is a precision-engineered pneumatic component designed to optimize airflow control in various industrial applications. This high-quality valve is pivotal for achieving efficient and reliable operation in automated systems, providing the responsiveness and durability required in demanding environments.

Key Features:

  • Accurate Airflow Control: Engineered to deliver precise control over air direction, this valve facilitates effective management of system dynamics, ensuring optimal performance under varied operational conditions.
  • Robust Construction: Built with durability in mind, the MFH-5-1/2 is constructed from high-quality materials that withstand the rigorous conditions of industrial settings, promising longevity and reliability.
  • Compact Design: Its compact size enables easy installation in tight spaces, allowing for versatile use without compromising functionality.
  • Fast Actuation: This valve is designed for rapid response to control signals, providing swift actuation that is essential for high-speed pneumatic operations.
  • Wide Compatibility: Suitable for a diverse range of applications, the valve integrates seamlessly into existing pneumatic systems, enhancing flexibility and ease of use.


  • Enhanced System Efficiency: By ensuring precise airflow control, it significantly improves the efficiency and reliability of pneumatic processes, thereby enhancing overall system performance.
  • Reduced Operational Costs: The efficient operation of the valve helps in reducing energy consumption, leading to lower operational expenses and significant cost savings.
  • Increased Equipment Longevity: Proper airflow management extends the lifespan of pneumatic components, reducing wear and maintenance needs, and decreasing downtime.
  • Improved Safety: Reliable and consistent operation enhances the safety of pneumatic systems, adhering to stringent industrial safety standards.


  • Automated Manufacturing: Essential in automated manufacturing lines where precise control of air direction is necessary to ensure high-quality production outcomes.
  • Control Systems: Plays a vital role in pneumatic control systems where stable and accurate airflow is critical for proper functionality.
  • Assembly Processes: Ideal for use in assembly operations requiring robust and precise control to maintain efficiency and accuracy.
  • General Pneumatics: Suitable for a broad range of pneumatic applications across various industries, improving operational precision and reliability.

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

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 5/2, monostable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 52 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 3700 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
Reset method Mechanical spring
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 00991035
Lap Underlap
b-value 0.32
Switching time off 150 ms
On switching time 21 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 1135 g
Electrical connection Via F coil, to be ordered separately
Type of mounting Optionally:
On terminal strip
With through-hole
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 1.135 kg