Hand Load Reducing Regulator: 6000 psi In MNPT > 0–250 psi Out FNPT


Anodized aluminum hand load reducing regulator with maximum rated pressure of 6000 psi (414 bar). Outlet pressure range: 0–250 psi (0–17 bar). Outlet pressure rating: 250 psi (17 bar). Non-vented.


The model 969 is a small, economical piston type spring loading regulator. The poppet assembly is contained in a cartridge with internal filtration for easy in-field changing. The regulator is non-venting. It is suitable for either gas or liquid service.


Type Hand load reducing regulator
Special Features Economical
Single outlet
Maximum Rated Pressure 6000 psi (414 bar)
Outlet Pressure 0–250 psi (0-17 bar)
Outlet Pressure Rating 250 psi (17 bar)
Inlet Port Size 1/4 in MNPT
Outlet Port Size 1/4 in FNPT
Flow coefficient (Cv) 0.06 (equals 0.07 in orifice)
Outlet Pressure Variation with Inlet Pressure 20 psi rise/1000 psi inlet drop
Leakage Bubble Tight
Weight 11 oz (310 g)
Overall Length 4.5 in (11.4 cm)
Hex Diameter 1-3/8 in 
Minimum Temperature -15°F (-26°C)
Body Material Anodized Aluminum
Internal Materials Brass 
Seal Materials Kel-F

Typical Applications

  • Component testing
  • Air tank fill stations to eliminate need of low pressure compressors and storage
  • Firefighting air stations to provide tire inflating air
  • Instrumentation and calibration panels
  • Process industry control
  • Aircraft service carts to eliminate need for low pressure compressor
  • Low pressure air to operate high pressure air operated valves