ASCO Introduces New Line of Subminiature Valves

​Small Valves full of benefits

FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY, USA, November 17, 2006 – ASCO, the world’s leading manufacturer of solenoid valves, today introduced a new line of subminiature solenoid valves.

The new 1/8 ″ NPT 8256 and 8356 series feature:

  • Durability – Tested to 20 million cycles.
  • Reliability – Optimized core and coil design for years of trouble-free operation.
  • Versatility – 2-way and 3-way constructions with Brass or 316 Stainless Steel bodies
    • Lower energy costs by reduced operating power requirement
    • Reduced parts inventory with AC and DC coil interchangeability
    • Improved DC pressure ratings
    • Reduced size for light weight and ease of installation/service
    • Suitable for indoor or outdoor use
    • Optional manual operator for easy set up and testing

Ideally suited for:

  • Industrial washing machines
  • Welding machines
  • Air compressors
  • Car washing equipment

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About ASCO

ASCO, a division of Emerson, has been the world’s leading manufacturer of solenoid valves for over 100 years. The company markets its products through a network of direct sales offices, technically-oriented representatives, and distributors throughout the world. For more information contact ASCO at 800-972-ASCO, by e-mail at or visit

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Sales in fiscal 2006 were $20.1 billion. For more information, visit

For more information

Write: ASCO, 50 Hanover Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Tel: 800-972-ASCO or 973-966-2000
Fax: 973-966-2448