Frequently Asked Questions

See some of our most commonly asked questions.

Do Minivalves work equally well in liquids as in gasses?

Yes, Minivalves are designed for use in liquids as well as in gasses.

Are all Minivalves self-actuated?

Yes. Minivalve provides self-actuating valves and valve components, meaning they act on an applied flow or pressure differential. Minivalve does not make actuated valves. These are valves that operate by an external actuator like a motor or solenoid.

Which Minivalves are standard valves?

All Minivalves on this website are standard valves available in small and large quantities.

Does Minivalve provide application engineering assistance?

Yes. If you tell us about your application then we will be happy to analyze your true valve needs and assist in choosing the right valve.

Can I see some valve samples for review?

Yes. Just fill out the sample request form and we send our general sample collection consisting of over 50 different valve components.

Can I get more samples of a specific valve type for testing?

Yes. We provide up to 5 free samples per valve type for qualified applications. You can qualify your application by providing some background information about your business and application details about your project.

Are Minivalves available through distributors?

We serve our customers directly from our offices in Europe, in the US and Asia. Please refer to our contact section.

Do Minivalves carry regulatory approvals?

Yes. We provide biocompatibility certificates for medical applications, and have approvals for Food and potable water applications.

How can I get a price quotation?

Just let us know the valve type, the material and the quantities you need per order and an estimate of you annual forecast and we will provide you with a quotation right away.

Will Minivalve accept credit card payments?


Does Minivalve make custom valves?

Yes. About 40% of our business is custom valve components developed for special requirements. Please ask to speak to one of our valve application specialist.

What is the smallest valve that Minivalve can make?

The smallest valve we produce measures just 1 mm diameter. Please challenge us if you want to go smaller.

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