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Zhuji Oubote Auto Parts Co., Ltd. is located in Zhuji City, Zhejiang Province, which has beautiful scenery and developed industry. It is close to Shanghai in the north and Ningbo port in the East. It is more than 40 kilometers away from Xiaoshan International Airport. The transportation is very convenient. As China Wholesale Leveling Valve Manufacturers and Leveling Valve Factory , Our factory specializes in manufacture of air brake parts for commercial vehicles, semi trailers and heavy vehicles. Its main products are: foot brake valve, unload valve, trailer valve, hand brake Valve,load sensing valve, leveling valve, relay valve, air dryer, clutch servo and so on. Our factory covers an area of 10000 square meters, with performance test-bed, life test-bed, high and low temperature test box and other test and detection equipment; with shell die-casting, CNC processing, casting infiltration, surface treatment, flexible assembly line and other complete processes, and equipped with professional product R & D department, to achieve advanced production technology, complete testing equipment, reliable quality management.
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Understanding the Purpose and Function of Leveling Valves

Leveling valves are a critical component of a vehicle's air suspension system, which is used to adjust the ride height and maintain a level vehicle stance. These valves are designed to maintain the correct air pressure in the airbags or air springs of the suspension system, which in turn supports the weight of the vehicle and ensures a smooth, comfortable ride.
The primary purpose of leveling valves is to equalize the pressure in the suspension system between the front and rear of the vehicle, and to adjust the suspension to compensate for changes in weight distribution. This is important because uneven weight distribution can cause a vehicle to lean to one side, which can result in poor handling, reduced braking performance, and uneven tire wear.
Leveling valves work by sensing the air pressure in the suspension system and then automatically adjusting the flow of air to the airbags or air springs to maintain a level ride height. The valves are typically equipped with an air inlet and outlet, as well as a diaphragm that responds to changes in pressure. As the pressure in the airbags or air springs increases or decreases, the diaphragm opens or closes the valve, allowing air to flow in or out and maintaining the proper ride height.
Overall, leveling valves play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and performance of a vehicle's suspension system. By maintaining a level ride height and compensating for changes in weight distribution, these valves help to ensure that a vehicle remains stable and comfortable on the road.

The Science Behind Leveling Valves: How They Work

Leveling valves are devices used in air suspension systems to maintain a consistent ride height of a vehicle regardless of the load. In this context, a "load" refers to the weight of the cargo or passengers being carried by the vehicle.
The principle behind leveling valves is simple. They work by measuring the height of the vehicle and comparing it to a predetermined level set by the manufacturer. If the height of the vehicle is too low, the valve will open to allow more air into the suspension system, raising the height of the vehicle. If the height of the vehicle is too high, the valve will close, allowing air to escape and lowering the height of the vehicle.
The valve itself consists of a control arm, a diaphragm, and an air supply line. The control arm is connected to the suspension system and moves up and down as the height of the vehicle changes. The diaphragm is connected to the control arm and moves in response to its movements. The air supply line is connected to the diaphragm and controls the flow of air in and out of the suspension system.
When the height of the vehicle changes, the control arm moves, causing the diaphragm to move as well. As the diaphragm moves, it opens or closes a small valve that controls the flow of air into or out of the suspension system. This, in turn, raises or lowers the vehicle's ride height until it reaches the predetermined level set by the manufacturer.
Leveling valves are essential for maintaining a safe and comfortable ride in air suspension vehicles. Without them, the vehicle's height would be determined solely by the weight of the load, leading to uneven wear on tires, reduced handling, and increased risk of accidents.
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