SLIDE,DIRECTIONAL CONTROL LINEAR VALVE
An item which may have a cylindrical or other cross-sectional shape, with recess areas on the periphery. It is designed to control the flow direction in a linear directional control valve by the selection of various inlet and outlet ports in a sleeve or the valve body. The slide reciprocates thus mating recess areas with the various ports in the sleeve or valve body. It may have an off (no flow) position.