The cartridge-design approach offers several advantages over systems fitted with individual valve components. These include:
A manifold with at least one cartridge valve may be considered to be a valve package. Often, the manifold would have to be custom designed for a specific application or function. Bosch Rexroth valve packages contain some or all of the control valves for a hydraulic system. Custom-designed valve packages offer several advantages in mobile and industrial equipment applications.
A custom cartridge valve package can consist of: