VOFA-L26-T32C-M-G14-1C1-APP – Control Block – Festo Application-Specific Directional Control Valves

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SKU: Festo 574011

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 574011
Festo Application-Specific Directional Control Valves: VOFA-L26-T32C-M-G14-1C1-APP
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The Festo VOFA-L26-T32C-M-G14-1C1-APP, with MPN 574011, is a specialized application-specific directional control valve engineered to enhance the precision and efficiency of fluid power systems. This high-performance valve is tailored to meet the demands of complex pneumatic and hydraulic applications, ensuring superior control and reliability.

Key Features:

  • Tailored Fluid Control: Custom-designed to manage the direction and flow of media precisely, this valve enables optimal control conditions critical for advanced applications.
  • Durable Construction: Built with robust materials, the VOFA-L26-T32C-M-G14-1C1-APP withstands the demanding conditions of industrial environments, ensuring durability and long-term performance.
  • G14 Interface: Features a G14 interface for seamless integration with existing piping and instrumentation, enhancing compatibility and installation ease.
  • Multi-Configurable Ports: Equipped with configurable ports that allow for versatile connection options, adapting easily to various system requirements.
  • High-Flow Capacity: Designed to handle high flow rates efficiently, this valve maintains effective operation even under strenuous conditions.


  • Enhanced Operational Precision: Provides precise control over fluid dynamics, essential for maintaining the accuracy of automated processes.
  • Reliability in Performance: Ensures consistent performance, reducing downtime and maintenance costs associated with less reliable components.
  • Scalability and Flexibility: Easily integrates into diverse system architectures, offering flexibility in application and scalability for system upgrades.
  • Energy Efficiency: Optimizes fluid flow and reduces energy consumption by minimizing pressure drop and flow resistance.
  • Safety Compliance: Adheres to stringent safety standards, ensuring safe operation in various industrial settings.


  • Automation Systems: Ideal for automated assembly lines where precise control of fluid power is crucial for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Process Control: Utilized extensively in process control environments that demand reliable and accurate fluid management.
  • Material Handling: Enhances the efficiency and reliability of material handling systems with pneumatic components.
  • Fluid Power Systems: Serves as a critical component in hydraulic and pneumatic systems requiring robust and precise control mechanisms.

The Festo VOFA-L26-T32C-M-G14-1C1-APP Directional Control Valve stands out as a testament to Festo’s commitment to innovation and quality in fluid power technology, offering a tailored solution that enhances system performance and reliability in complex industrial applications.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Valve function 3/2, closed, monostable
Actuation type Electrical
Width 65 mm
Standard nominal flow rate 1050 l/min
Pneumatic working port G1/4
Operating voltage 24V DC
Operating pressure 0.3 MPa … 1 MPa
Operating pressure 3 bar … 10 bar
Structural design Piston gate valve
Reset method Mechanical spring
Degree of protection IP65
Certification c UL us – Recognized (OL)
KC characters KC EMC
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) As per EU EMC directive
as per EU machinery directive
UKCA marking (see declaration of conformity) To UK instructions for EMC
To UK instructions for machines
Certificate issuing authority UL MH19482
Exhaust air function With flow control option
Sealing principle Soft
Mounting position Any
Conforms to standard EN 60947-5-2
Manual override None
Type of control Pilot-controlled
Pilot air supply port Internal
Flow direction Non-reversible
Symbol 00997336
Measuring principle Inductive
Lap Overlap
Sensor reverse polarity protection For all electrical connections
Safety function Exhausting
Tamper protection, protection against unexpected start-up
Performance Level (PL) Exhaust/up to category 4, performance level e
Protection against manipulation, protection against unexpected start-up/up to category 4, performance level e
Note on forced dynamization Switching frequency at least once a week
Signal status display With accessories
Switching position sensing Normal position with sensor
Sensor switching status indication LED
Pilot pressure MPa 0.3 MPa … 1 MPa
Pilot pressure 3 bar … 10 bar
Suitability for vacuum no
Standard flow rate exhaust 6-> 0 bar 2650 l/min
Standard flow rate exhaust 6 -> 0 bar in the event of a fault 1050 l/min
Switching time off 54 ms
On switching time 24 ms
Pneumatic valve – sensor ON switching time 58 ms
Pneumatic valve – sensor switching time off 11 ms
Duty cycle 100%
Max. positive test pulse with 0 signal 1000 µs
Max. negative test pulse on 1 signal 800 µs
Switching output PNP
Coil characteristics 24 V DC: 1.8 W
Permissible voltage fluctuations -15 % / +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) 0 – No corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B1/B2-L
Max. magnetic interference field 60 mT
Temperature of medium -5 °C … 50 °C
Noise level 85 dB(A)
Protection against direct and indirect contact PELV
Protection class as per EN 60950/IEC 950
Pilot medium Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [7:4:4]
Ambient temperature -5 °C … 50 °C
Nominal altitude of use above sea level 1000 m as per VDE 0580
Product weight 1134 g
DC sensor operating voltage range 10 V … 30 V
Sensor short circuit protection Pulsed
Sensor idle current ≤10 mA
Max. output current, sensor 200 mA
Sensor max. switching frequency 5000 Hz
Sensor residual ripple ± 10 %
Sensor voltage drop ≤2 V
Electrical connection Form C
as per EN 175301-803
Without PE conductor
Sensor connection Plug
Type of mounting With through-hole
Pneumatic connection 1 G1/4
Pneumatic connection 2
Pneumatic connection 3 G1/4
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Seals material FPM
Housing material Die-cast aluminum
Material of screws Steel, galvanized
Switching element function N/C contact
Weight 1.134 kg