The solenoid valve is one of the products for fluid control automation. According to the start-up working model of the solenoid valve, it can be divided into the most frequently-used two categories: pilot-operated solenoid valve and direct acting solenoid valve. However, if not choose the right one, it easily causes the solenoid valve does not work. Meanwhile, it will somewhat affect the safety of the application. Then, how to distinguish the difference between pilot-operated and direct acting solenoid valve? How to choose the right one for the better application? The following will give you some enlightenment.