View Full Version : estimated life of a solenoid coil ?

09-02-2005, 02:00 PM
Hi guys;

Do u know what is the estimated life of a solenoid coil ? I am asking this information for stocking reason.

09-02-2005, 02:39 PM
From my experience only, (there may be other opinions) Alco, the best. Danfoss, I have change a few over the years but not many. Parker and Sporlan gave me more income.

Castel is the worth, I keep at all times, 3 or 4 coils.

You have to know that coils work with different voltages, 240, 110, 24 and 24DC.
Most common are those working at 240 ACV. you can use 240coil on instead of a 24ACV but you can not use an AC coil instead of DC coil.
If I remember correct, the hole is of different diameter.

Chemi :)

09-02-2005, 04:16 PM
Parker and Sporlan gave me more income.

Thanks Chemi. I wantta know what did u mean by the quote above ? do u mean it has to be changed frequently ?

09-02-2005, 08:23 PM
Hi eng_ab,welcome to RE

The estimated life of a solenoid coil depends on field conditions,temperature,humidity etc. And in what application it is applied :)

Me i like using danfoss. Other makes have a higher failure rate in my opinion of course ;) .


09-02-2005, 08:50 PM
Hi eng_ab,

I mean that I change them more often then Danfoss - I make more money.

But as Mark says, Field conditions will have their effect on the coil's life.

Chemi :)

10-02-2005, 10:55 AM
What about Hansen's coils ? I was really surprised about Parker and Sporlan's coil performance i thought there r the best manufacturers in this industry.

Eng. AB