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VMP | Air Actuated Pinch Valves


pinch valves

Plastic Pinch Valves from 3/8” – 2” diameters [10mm – 50mm].

VMP Series Pinch Valves are a reliable and economic valve for a range of industrial applications

  • Granules
  • Powders
  • Suspension slurries
  • Sewage
  • Liquids
  • Dosing systems
  • Air venting


  • VMP Pinch Valves are light weight, inexpensive valves that have a sealed shutoff and full bore opening when opened. The sleeves do not impede product flow and are come in a range of sleeve options for abrasive materials, strong acids and bases and even high temperature applications.
  • Pinch valve sleeves (liners) can be easily replaced. See step-by-step instructions.

VMP Pinch Valves are constructed of 3 plastic body options:

  • Natural White Plastic for Food and Sanitary Applications, FDA Approved
  • Black Plastic for Industrial Applications
  • Black Conductive Plastic for Class I and Class II Explosion Proof (XP) areas

Sleeve Options for VMP Valves:

  • Natural Rubber, Anti-Abrasive
  • Natural Rubber, Food Quality
  • EPDM
  • Nitrile
  • CSM
  • Butyl
  • Neoprene
  • and more…

VMP Valves by Size and Connection Type
Valve Sizes
Inch [mm]
Threaded Ends
NPT (tapered) or BSPP (G)*
Socket Ends
Stainless Steel
Max Recommended
Line Pressure
3/8 Inch [10 mm]
3/8” NPT or G
90 PSI
1/2 Inch [15 mm]
1/2” NPT or G
90 PSI
3/4 Inch [20 mm]
3/4” NPE or G
See VMC valves
90 PSI
1 Inch [25 mm]
1” NPT or G
See VMC valves
90 PSI
1-1/4 Inch [32 mm]
1-1/4” NPT or G
See VMC valves
70 PSI
1-1/2 Inch [40 mm]
1-1/2” NPT or G
See VMC valves
70 PSI
2” Inch [50 mm]
2” NPT or G
See VMC valves
70 PSI
*Note BSPP (British Standard Parallel Pipe) is designated as G thread

View Technical Data Sheet for VMP Pinch Valves

Where to Use AKO Pinch Valves?

Granular Materials Fine Powders Slurries Liquids

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