MHA2-MS1H-3/2O-2 – Air Solenoid Valve – Festo Directional Control Valves

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SKU: Festo 196139

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 196139
Festo Directional Control Valves: MHA2-MS1H-3/2O-2
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The Festo MHA2-MS1H-3/2O-2 Directional Control Valve, with MPN 196139, is a highly efficient pneumatic control valve designed to ensure precise flow direction in industrial pneumatic systems. This advanced valve is essential for a wide range of applications where reliable and accurate control of media is critical to operational success.

Key Features:

  • Precise Flow Direction Control: Engineered to provide exact control over the direction of media flow, this valve ensures optimal performance and enhances process reliability.
  • High-Quality Construction: Built from durable materials, the MHA2-MS1H-3/2O-2 is designed to withstand the demanding conditions of industrial environments, ensuring longevity and robust performance.
  • Compact and Efficient Design: Its compact size enables easy installation in space-constrained areas, making it versatile for various system configurations without compromising functionality.
  • Rapid Response Capabilities: Features a quick-acting design for fast response to control signals, critical for maintaining system efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Wide Application Range: Compatible with a broad array of pneumatic systems, this valve can be seamlessly integrated into new or existing setups, providing great flexibility in system design.


  • Enhanced System Performance: By delivering precise control of flow direction, it significantly improves the efficiency and reliability of pneumatic operations, optimizing overall system performance.
  • Reduced Operational Costs: Efficient operation and durable construction reduce maintenance requirements and downtime, leading to lower operational expenses.
  • Extended Component Lifespan: Robust design and precise flow control contribute to reduced wear and tear on system components, extending their operational life and minimizing maintenance needs.
  • Increased Safety: Reliable and accurate control of media flow enhances the safety of operations, adhering to stringent industry safety standards.


  • Automated Manufacturing: Ideal for automated production lines where precise and reliable control of media is necessary to ensure high-quality output and seamless operations.
  • Control Systems: Plays a critical role in pneumatic control systems where stable and accurate flow direction is essential for proper functionality and system integrity.
  • Material Handling: Suitable for use in systems that require precise manipulation of materials, ensuring accurate and efficient handling processes.
  • Testing and Inspection Facilities: Essential in settings that demand consistent performance for accurate testing and inspection, maintaining high standards of quality assurance.

The Festo MHA2-MS1H-3/2O-2 Directional Control Valve stands as a testament to Festo’s commitment to advancing pneumatic technology, offering a sophisticated solution for managing flow direction and enhancing the performance of complex industrial processes. This valve is a pivotal component in optimizing efficiency and reliability across various pneumatic applications.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 3/2, open, monostable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 10 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 100 l/min
Pneumatic working port Sub-base
Operating voltage 24V DC
Operating pressure -0.09 MPa … 0.8 MPa
Operating pressure -0.9 bar … 8 bar
Structural design Pressure-relieved poppet valve
Reset method Mechanical spring
Degree of protection IP65
Certification RCM compliance mark
c UL us – Recognized (OL)
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) As per EU EMC directive
As per EU RoHS directive
UKCA marking (see declaration of conformity) To UK instructions for EMC
To UK RoHS instructions
Nominal width 2 mm
Width dimension 14 mm
Note on grid dimension Minimum distance between the valves is 4 mm
Exhaust air function With flow control option
Sealing principle Soft
Mounting position Any
Manual override Non-detenting
Type of control Direct
Flow direction Reversible with restrictions
Symbol 00991322
Lap Underlap
Reverse polarity protection Bipolar
Additional functions Spark suppression
Holding current reduction
Protective circuit
Operating pressure, reversible -0.09 MPa … 0.1 MPa
Operating pressure, reversible -0.9 bar … 1 bar
Operating pressure, reversible -13.05 psi … 14.5 psi
Max. switching frequency 330 Hz
Switching time off 2 ms
On switching time 1.7 ms
Tolerance for switching time off +10%/-30%
Tolerance for ON switching time +10%/-30%
Switching time variation at 1 Hz and above 0.2 ms
Duty cycle 100%
Coil characteristics 24 V DC: low-current phase 1.25 W, high-current phase 5.0 W
Permissible voltage fluctuations +/- 10 %
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)
Vibration resistance Transport application test with severity level 2 as per FN 942017-4 and EN 60068-2-6
Restricted ambient and media temperature Depending on the switching frequency (see diagram)
Shock resistance Shock test with severity level 2 as per FN 942017-5 and EN 60068-2-27
Corrosion resistance class (CRC) 2 – Moderate corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B1/B2-L
Cleanroom class Class 6 according to ISO 14644-1
Temperature of medium -5 °C … 40 °C
Ambient temperature -5 °C … 40 °C
Product weight 60 g
Electrical connection 2-pin
Type of mounting On sub-base
Pneumatic connection 1 Sub-base
Pneumatic connection 2 Sub-base
Pneumatic connection 3 Sub-base
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Seals material HNBR
Housing material Die-cast metal, coated
Material of screws Steel, galvanized
Weight 0.060 kg