MHE2-MS1H-5/2-M7 – Air Solenoid Valve – Festo Directional Control Valves

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SKU: Festo 525113

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 525113
Festo Directional Control Valves: MHE2-MS1H-5/2-M7
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The Festo MHE2-MS1H-5/2-M7 Directional Control Valve, with MPN 525113, is a precision-engineered valve designed to enhance the control and reliability of pneumatic systems in a variety of industrial applications. This valve is known for its robust performance and versatility, ensuring efficient operation and seamless integration into existing pneumatic systems.

Key Features:

  • Precision Control: Provides accurate control over air flow direction, enabling optimal performance and response times in pneumatic operations.
  • Durable Construction: Built to withstand the demanding conditions of industrial environments, this valve offers durability and longevity, reducing the need for frequent maintenance.
  • Compact Design: Its sleek, compact design allows for easy installation in space-constrained areas, maximizing the use of space without sacrificing functionality.
  • Fast Switching: Features rapid switching capabilities to enhance system responsiveness and efficiency, crucial for automated processes and high-speed applications.
  • Easy Integration: Engineered for compatibility with a wide range of pneumatic systems, facilitating easy integration and operational flexibility.


  • Enhanced System Efficiency: By providing precise directional control, it contributes to the overall efficiency and reliability of pneumatic systems, improving performance and throughput.
  • Reduced Operational Costs: Optimizes air consumption, leading to reduced energy costs and operational expenses, which can result in significant savings.
  • Extended Service Life: The robust design minimizes wear and extends the lifespan of both the valve and connected components, decreasing overall maintenance requirements.
  • Improved Safety: Offers reliable operation, enhancing safety by ensuring consistent and accurate control over pneumatic processes.


  • Manufacturing Automation: Essential for automated production lines requiring precise and reliable pneumatic control to ensure high-quality production outcomes.
  • Control Systems: Plays a vital role in systems where accurate and stable air flow is necessary for proper functionality and reliability.
  • Assembly Operations: Ideal for assembly lines that rely on precise pneumatic control for efficient and error-free operations.
  • Testing and Inspection: Suitable for use in applications that demand consistent and precise control for accurate testing and inspection processes.

The Festo MHE2-MS1H-5/2-M7 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 precision, efficiency, and safety of diverse industrial applications.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 5/2, monostable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 10 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 90 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 Non-reversible
Symbol 00991129
Lap Underlap
Reverse polarity protection Bipolar
Additional functions Spark suppression
Holding current reduction
Protective circuit
Max. switching frequency 300 Hz
Switching time off 1.7 ms
On switching time 1.9 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 1.625 W, high-current phase 6.5 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
Max. tightening torque of pneumatic fitting 2 Nm
Product weight 70 g
Electrical connection 2-pin
Type of mounting With through-hole
Pneumatic connection 1 M7
Pneumatic connection 2 M7
Pneumatic connection 3 M7
Pneumatic connection 4 M7
Pneumatic connection 5 M7
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Seals material HNBR
Housing material Die-cast metal, coated
Material of screws Steel, galvanized
Weight 0.070 kg