- When use Pilot Operated Check valves?
- When use Counterbalance valves?
- Design advises for topic valves.
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First of all, Pilot Operated check valves are NOT a cheap solution of Counterbalance valves.
Yes, both of them have next the same benefits:
- Prevent a load from dropping in case of hose or tube failure.
- Prevent a load from drifting caused by directional control valve spool leakage.
- Leak-free load holding.
But each of them has the specific applications.