VMP Plastic Air Pinch Valves

VMP Series Air Pinch Valves are a reliable and economic valve for a range of industrial applications. From 3/8” – 2” diameters [10mm – 50mm].


    • Granules
    • Powders
    • Suspension slurries
    • Sewage
    • Liquids
    • Dosing systems
    • Air venting


    • VMP Pinch Valves are light weight, inexpensive valves that have a sealed shutoff and full bore opening when opened. The sleeves do not impede product flow and are come in a range of sleeve options for abrasive materials, strong acids and bases and even high temperature applications.
    • Pinch valve sleeves (liners) can be easily replaced. See step-by-step instructions.

VMP Pinch Valves are constructed of 3 plastic body options:

    • Natural White Plastic for Food and Sanitary Applications, FDA Approved
    • Black Plastic for Industrial Applications
    • Black Conductive Plastic for Class I and Class II Explosion Proof (XP) areas

Sleeve Options for VMP Valves:

    • Natural Rubber, Anti-Abrasive
    • Natural Rubber, Food Quality
    • EPDM
    • Nitrile
    • CSM
    • Butyl
    • Neoprene
    • and more…

VMP Valves by Size and Connection Type

Valve Sizes
Inch [mm]
Threaded Ends
NPT (tapered) or BSPP (G)*
Socket Ends
Stainless Steel
Max Recommended
Line Pressure
3/8 Inch [10 mm] 3/8” NPT or G Yes 90 PSI
1/2 Inch [15 mm] 1/2” NPT or G Yes 90 PSI
3/4 Inch [20 mm] 3/4” NPE or G See VMC valves 90 PSI
1 Inch [25 mm] 1” NPT or G See VMC valves 90 PSI
1-1/4 Inch [32 mm] 1-1/4” NPT or G See VMC valves 70 PSI
1-1/2 Inch [40 mm] 1-1/2” NPT or G See VMC valves 70 PSI
2” Inch [50 mm] 2” NPT or G See VMC valves 70 PSI
*Note BSPP (British Standard Parallel Pipe) is designated as G thread