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Overcentre Valve


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I'm trying to source an overcentre valve for my milemarker.

It is fitted next to the winch, so if a hose bursts the winch doesn't go into freefall. They're square blocks with four (I think) ports.

My local hydraulics place can only come up with a hose burst valve, which is no good as the valves need to flow both ways for the winch.

Anyone got any ideas where I can get one from?

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got mine from Rotec Hydraulics in taunton- speak to Richard Renfree. Mine has an oversupply port that feeds excess fluid back to the tank- I dont really understand how it works but i'm assured that it helps to totally lock the system up!

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Overcentre valves are widely used in industry and made by most of the major hydraulics manufactures. Any hydraulic shop worth a dam should have listings.

If you are only going to use the winch for pulling (not lowering), then you can use a counterbalance valve.

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