Solenoid Valve Calculator

Step 1. Select a medium

Step 2. Please modify the variable(s) below if they differ from our default value.


Step 3. Select the variable you would like to solve for then enter the remaining values.


psi


gpm


psid

Step 4. Select the valve material.

Valves may require a minimum 5 psi Pressure Drop to operate properly.

Variable Definitions

Optional valve seats, discs, and other features may also be required. Consult our factory experts for further details – Call 800-634-6853 or email us at sales@gouldvalve.com.

Legal Disclaimer:
The valve selected by the Gould Solenoid Valve calculator is a best approximation of the valve(s) your system might require. Before purchasing and using a valve, please contact a Gould consultant to verify the accuracy of selection. For more information or to contact a consultant please call 800-634-6853 or email us at sales@gouldvalve.com.

 

Cv Factors for Gould Solenoid Valves

Type M SERIES:

Pipe SizeCv Factor
1/8”1.3
1/4”2.1
3/8”2.3
1/2”3.9
3/4”5.1
1”11.6
1-1/4”12.1
1-1/2”26.0
2”48.0

Type Q SERIES:

Pipe SizeCv Factor
1/8”1.3
1/4”2.1
3/8”2.3
1/2”3.9
3/4”5.1
1”11.6
1-1/4”12.1
1-1/2”26.0
2”48.0
2-1/2”75.0
3”100.0

Type K SERIES:

Pipe SizeCv Factor
1/8”1.1
1/4”2.1
3/8”3.2
1/2”3.9
3/4”7.5
1”9.9
1-1/4”23.0
1-1/2”25.0
2”45.0

Type D SERIES:

1/4”1.9
3/8”2.8
1/2”3.3
3/4”6.3
1”11.5
1-1/4”18.0
1-1/2”28.0
2”50.0