Conventional Powertrain, Powertrain Electrification Actuators

Flap Actuators

Last update: 03 Sep. 2023

What is a flap actuator in a car?

A flap actuator is using an electric motor to move a flap. Based on a Modular Rotary Actuactor platform, Valeo offers a full range of Flap Actuators (electronic throttle control) to ensure air management (intake or exhaust) in all internal combustion engines: Low Pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (LP EGR), Gasoline Electronic Throttle Control (ETC), Diesel ETC, Delta Pressure (Delta P) Throttle Actuator.


What are Valeo flap actuator benefits?

  • Modular concept for Diesel, gasoline & fuel cell
  • For high temperature (180° up to 220°C) ⇒ Water cooling circuit option
  • Fuel Cell stack compatible for air and exhaust loops
  • H2 Internal Combustion Engine compatible
  • Smart or non smart

Valeo flap actuator specification/features

  • Low internal leakage: < 2kg/h (52mm ID)
  • Response time: < 100 ms
  • High permeability: up to 570 Kg/h (57mm ID)
  • Harsh environment resistance (pH)
  • Gasoline compliant to FMVSS 124
  • Position sensor SENT compatible
  • 4Mp/y*

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Vehicle type

  • Passenger car
  • Bus
  • Truck
  • Robot taxi
  • Motorcycle
  • Bike
  • Droid
  • Off road

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