MHE3-M1H-3/2G-QS-6 – Air Solenoid Valve – Festo Directional Control Valves

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SKU: Festo 525150

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 525150
Festo Directional Control Valves: MHE3-M1H-3/2G-QS-6
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The Festo MHE3-M1H-3/2G-QS-6 Directional Control Valve, with MPN 525150, is a precision-engineered valve designed to control the direction of air flow in pneumatic systems, optimizing performance across various industrial applications. This compact and efficient valve ensures reliable operation and seamless integration, making it a vital component in enhancing system functionality and efficiency.

Key Features:

  • Precision Flow Control: This valve is meticulously designed to offer precise control over air flow, ensuring that pneumatic systems operate under optimal conditions for peak performance.
  • Robust and Reliable: Built with high-quality materials, the MHE3-M1H-3/2G-QS-6 is engineered to withstand the demanding conditions of industrial environments, ensuring durability and long-term reliability.
  • Compact Design: Its compact size allows for easy installation in space-constrained areas, making it ideal for various system configurations without compromising functionality.
  • Quick and Easy Adjustment: Equipped with a straightforward adjustment mechanism, this valve facilitates quick and precise settings, enabling optimal system calibration with minimal effort.
  • Versatile Compatibility: Designed to be universally compatible, it can be seamlessly integrated into a wide range of pneumatic systems, enhancing flexibility in system design.


  • Enhanced System Efficiency: By providing effective control over air direction, it improves the efficiency and reliability of pneumatic processes, enhancing overall system performance.
  • Reduced Operational Costs: The valve’s operational efficiency helps minimize energy consumption, leading to significant cost savings in terms of reduced air usage and operational expenses.
  • Increased Equipment Lifespan: Proper air flow management prevents undue wear and tear on pneumatic components, extending their lifespan and reducing maintenance needs.
  • Improved Safety: Reliable operation and precise control contribute to safer pneumatic system operations, adhering to stringent safety standards.


  • Manufacturing and Automation: Essential for precise control in automated manufacturing lines, ensuring high-quality production outcomes and operational consistency.
  • Control Systems: Plays a critical role in pneumatic control systems where accurate and stable air flow is necessary for proper functionality.
  • Assembly and Material Handling: Ideal for use in assembly processes and material handling systems where precise air flow control is crucial for efficient operation.
  • General Industrial Applications: Suitable for a broad range of industrial applications, enhancing operational precision and reliability in various pneumatic systems.

The Festo MHE3-M1H-3/2G-QS-6 Directional Control Valve stands as a testament to Festo’s dedication to advancing pneumatic technology, offering a sophisticated solution for managing air flow and optimizing the performance of industrial processes. This valve is an essential tool for enhancing the efficiency and safety of pneumatic operations across multiple sectors.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 3/2, closed, monostable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 14 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 200 l/min
Pneumatic working port QS-6
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 c UL us – Recognized (OL)
Nominal width 3 mm
Width dimension 19 mm
Note on grid dimension Minimum distance between the valves is 5 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
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 130 Hz
Switching time off 4.5 ms
On switching time 8.3 ms
Duty cycle 100%
Coil characteristics 24 V DC: 3.7 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
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 120 g
Electrical connection 2-pin
Type of mounting With through-hole
Pneumatic connection 1 QS-6
Pneumatic connection 2 QS-6
Pneumatic connection 3 QS-6
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Seals material HNBR
Housing material Die-cast metal, coated
Material of screws Steel, galvanized
Weight 0.120 kg