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Oleostar Hydraulics

Oleostar Hydraulics became part of the Walvoil Group in 2005, and by 2011 all operations and product branding were in the name of Walvoil.

The original Oleostar hydraulics product range (featured below) comprised: pressure relief valves, pressure reducing valves, sequence valves, check valves, pilot operated check valves, needle valves, flow control pressure compensated valves, counterbalance (overcentre) valves, directional solenoid valves and automatic reversing valves.

Oleostar Pressure Control Valves

  • Pressure relief valves: used as pressure limiting devices to protect hydraulic systems. Available as: direct acting relief valves, differential area and pilot operated valves, electric venting relief valves, antishock valves, and direct acting proportional valves.
  • Pressure reducing valves: pressure limiting devices that limit pressure in one portion of a hydraulic circuit while leaving system pressure unaffected. Available as direct acting relieving valves, direct acting proportional relieving valves, pilot operated relieving valves, valves, and pilot operated proportional relieving valves.
  • Hydraulic sequence valves: controlling a sequence of operations. Sequence valves usually use a pressure signal to shift a spool, thereby opening or closing a flow path at a pre‑set pressure. Available as sequence valves (direct acting and balanced), unloader valves, 2 pump “hi‑low” unloading valves, 2 way valves with external pilot, valves with external pilot and drain “Kick‑Down” sequence valves.
Wavoil Oleostar Valves

Oleostar Check Valves

  • Check valves: allowing free flow in one direction and block flow in the opposite direction. Available as ball and poppet check valves, shuttle valves, and double acting check valves;
  • Pilot operated check valves: used to prevent a load from dropping in case of hose or tube failure or from drifting caused by directional control valve spool leakage. Available as single and double acting valves, single acting HIGT back-pressure valves and single-acting shut-off valves.

Oleostar Flow Control Valves

  • Hydraulic needle valves: providing adjustable, non‑compensated flow control. They are available with standard or fine adjust, needle valves with reverse free-flow check and with a variety of knob adjusting options;
  • Flow control pressure compensated valves: used to limit or regulate flow. Available as 2 way flow regulators pressure compensated, 3 way flow regulators pressure compensated, Flow dividers and combiners, 2 way valves with reverse free flow check, 2 way and 3 way proportional valves.
Oleostar Counterbalance (Overcentre) Valves
  • Used to control the motion of a load in the following ways: to prevent a load from dropping in case of hose or tube failure or from drifting caused, by directional control valve spool leakage, to provide smooth, modulated motion when the load is in a lowering or run‑away mode or when the directional control valve is suddenly closed. Available as single and double acting valves, closed centre valves and motion control and lock valves.
Oleostar Directional Solenoid Valves: electrically‑operated, on‑off poppet or spool‑type valves for load holding, blocking, or directional control applications. Available as 2 way pilot operated valves, 3 way 2 positions valves, 4 way 2 positions valves or 4 way 3 position valves.

Oleostar Automatic Reversing Valves: used to automatically switch the direction of oil flow through either mechanical or pressure increase.

If you need more information on Oleostar valves (now Walvoil valves) then contact our technical team using our online enquiry form or online chat, or you can reach us via: or on +44 (0) 845 644 3640.

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