MHE2-MS1H-3/2G-M7 – Air Solenoid Valve – Festo Directional Control Valves

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SKU: Festo 196131

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 196131
Festo Directional Control Valves: MHE2-MS1H-3/2G-M7
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The Festo MHE2-MS1H-3/2G-M7 Directional Control Valve, boasting the MPN 196131, epitomizes precision and reliability in pneumatic control, engineered to elevate industrial automation with seamless functionality and exceptional performance.

Key Features:

  • Accurate Directional Control: Designed for precise manipulation of airflow, this valve ensures optimal control over pneumatic actuators, enhancing system performance and productivity.
  • Durable Construction: Crafted from premium materials, the MHE2-MS1H-3/2G-M7 is built to withstand the rigors of industrial environments, promising longevity and reliability in operation.
  • Space-Efficient Design: With its compact form factor, this valve offers easy integration into space-constrained setups, without compromising on functionality or efficiency.
  • Effortless Adjustment: Featuring intuitive adjustment mechanisms, it facilitates hassle-free configuration for quick and precise settings, streamlining setup processes.
  • Versatile Compatibility: Compatible with a wide array of pneumatic systems, it offers versatility in application, making it an ideal choice for diverse industrial environments.


  • Optimized System Performance: By delivering precise directional control, the valve enhances system efficiency, ensuring smooth operation and maximum productivity.
  • Cost Efficiency: With optimized airflow management, it helps minimize energy consumption, leading to significant cost savings over the long term.
  • Extended Equipment Lifespan: Through accurate control of airflow, it reduces wear and tear on pneumatic components, thereby extending their operational lifespan and reducing maintenance requirements.
  • Enhanced Safety: Reliable directional control ensures safe operation of pneumatic systems, adhering to strict safety standards and minimizing the risk of accidents.


  • Automated Manufacturing: Essential for controlling pneumatic actuators in automated production lines, ensuring precise movement and high-quality output.
  • Robotics: Ideal for use in robotic applications where precise control over pneumatic actuators is crucial for achieving optimal performance and productivity.
  • Material Handling: Facilitates controlled movement of materials in conveyor systems, packaging equipment, and other material handling applications.
  • Industrial Automation: From assembly lines to processing plants, it serves as a critical component in various industrial automation applications, optimizing system performance and productivity.

The Festo MHE2-MS1H-3/2G-M7 Directional Control Valve embodies Festo’s commitment to innovation and excellence, offering unparalleled precision and reliability in pneumatic control technology. Whether in manufacturing, robotics, or industrial automation, this valve sets the standard for performance and versatility, ensuring optimal operation in any application.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 3/2, closed, monostable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 10 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 100 l/min
Pneumatic working port M7
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 00991308
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 … 60 °C
Ambient temperature -5 °C … 60 °C
Product weight 60 g
Electrical connection 2-pin
Type of mounting With through-hole
Pneumatic connection 1 M7
Pneumatic connection 2 M7
Pneumatic connection 3 M7
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Seals material HNBR
Housing material Die-cast metal, coated
Material of screws Steel, galvanized
Weight 0.06 kg