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Division Automotive

Kendrion N.V.

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On-Off Valves Seating Comfort

Seating Comfort

On-Off Valves

Our valves especially contribute to improve the comfort and functionality of a vehicle. The main emphasis of these valves is the adjustable massage function in vehicle seats. You can benefit from a decade of experiences in the production of valves.

Technical details

Working pressure0-1100 hPa
Flow rateFilling: 6 to 12 Nl/min
 Venting: 9 to 10 Nl/min
ClosenessAdmission: 0.23 Nml/min
 Outlet: 0.12 to 0.57 Nml/min
SizeApprox. L 38 x W 10 x H 12

Operating principle

Kendrion Automotive combines its technological competences of the sectors electronic and valves in the pneumatic solutions.

The whole spectrum from single unit components over complex module systemes are covered.

Experiences in high-volume production were gained for years and can be used for new customer projects.

Long trips in commercial vehicles can become stressful for the driver. Our seating valves have an influence to the increase the seating comfort and facilitate the drivers working conditions. Solenoid valves fill in, hold and exhaust the air from air cushion in seat backs as lumbar support. In the seating area these solenoid valves increase the lateral support.

Another focus of these valves is the adjustable massage function in the back rest.

The foundation of our pneumatic solutions are valves which are developed specifically for the automotive use.

Depending on the requirements, the following applications have a common operating voltage of 12 V to 24 V and are designed for a temperature range of -20°C to 70°C.

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