VHEF-P-M52-M-G18 – Pushbutton Valve – Festo Mechanical and Hand Operated Valves

USD $ 117.39 USD $ 96.26

SKU: Festo 5299709

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 5299709
Festo Mechanical & Hand Operated Valves: VHEF-P-M52-M-G18
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The Festo VHEF-P-M52-M-G18, with MPN 5299709, is a premier Mechanical & Hand Operated Valve meticulously designed to provide precise control and reliable operation in various pneumatic applications. This valve is specifically engineered to ensure smooth and efficient operation in diverse industrial environments.

Key Features:

  • Reliable Mechanical Operation: This valve offers robust mechanical control, ensuring reliable operations without the need for electrical power, making it ideal for environments where electronic devices are impractical.
  • Versatile Hand Operation: Equipped with a convenient hand lever, it allows for manual operation, giving users immediate control over the valve’s function, enhancing flexibility in application.
  • Durable Construction: Built from high-grade materials, the VHEF-P-M52-M-G18 is capable of withstanding the demanding conditions of industrial environments, ensuring longevity and durability.
  • Compact Design: Its compact design allows for easy installation in space-restricted areas without compromising performance.
  • Wide Compatibility: Designed to be compatible with a broad range of pneumatic systems, this valve can be seamlessly integrated into existing setups, providing extensive adaptability.


  • Enhanced Operational Efficiency: By offering precise control over pneumatic processes, this valve helps to improve the overall efficiency and reliability of systems.
  • Cost-Effective Operation: The mechanical and manual operation modes help reduce the reliance on electricity, thereby lowering operational costs.
  • Extended Equipment Lifespan: With its robust construction and reliable performance, the valve contributes to less wear and tear on connected pneumatic components, extending their operational lifespan.
  • Increased Safety: Ensures safer operations by providing stable and dependable control in pneumatic systems, adhering to stringent safety standards.


  • Industrial Automation: Vital for operations requiring robust and reliable pneumatic control, such as in automated production lines.
  • Manual Control Systems: Ideal for applications where manual valve control is necessary, offering precise operation and immediate response.
  • Emergency Systems: Suitable for use as an emergency stop or control point in pneumatic systems, where quick manual intervention is essential.
  • General Pneumatics: Applicable across a variety of industries for enhancing operational precision and reliability in pneumatic systems.

The Festo VHEF-P-M52-M-G18 Mechanical & Hand Operated Valve stands out as a testament to Festo’s commitment to high-quality, efficient pneumatic solutions, delivering superior control and reliability in industrial applications.

Technical Data

Feature  Specification
Valve function 5/2, monostable
Actuation type Manual
Width 20 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 750 l/min
Pneumatic working port G1/8
Operating pressure -0.095 MPa … 1 MPa
-0.95 bar … 10 bar
Structural design Piston gate valve
Reset method Mechanical spring
Nominal width 5.2 mm
Exhaust air function With flow control option
Application note Operate by hand only
Sealing principle Soft
Mounting position Any
Type of control Direct
Flow direction Reversible
Symbol 00992163
Lap Overlap
Max. switching frequency 0.5 Hz
Explosion prevention and protection Zone 1 (ATEX)
Zone 2 (ATEX)
Zone 21 (ATEX)
Zone 22 (ATEX)
Operating medium Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [7:-:-]
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
Temperature of medium -10 °C … 60 °C
Ambient temperature -10 °C … 60 °C
Actuating force 42 N
Product weight 182 g
Type of mounting Optionally:
Front panel mounting
With through-hole
Pneumatic connection 1 G1/8
Pneumatic connection 2 G1/8
Pneumatic connection 3 G1/8
Pneumatic connection 4 G1/8
Pneumatic connection 5 G1/8
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Cover material PA-reinforced
Seals material NBR
Housing material Wrought aluminum alloy, anodized
Weight 0.182 kg