New Electric Failsafe Actuators are Offered with Internal Battery Backup

Press Release Summary:

HRS Series Electric Failsafe Actuators are available in HRS2, HRSN3 and HRSN4 models with up to 440 in-lbs, 1770 in-lbs and 8850 in-lbs torque. Units are offered as stand-alone 24VAC/VDC units or proportional modes and come with internal battery backup and supercapacitor reserve power supplies. The actuators are equipped with 2x volt-free Form A Auxiliary switches and ISO5211 compliant mounting with double square female drive. Units feature two ½ or ¾ in. EMT entry ports and manual override shaft.

Original Press Release:

HRS Series Electric Failsafe Actuators Now Available from Hayward Flow Control

Clemmons, NC (June 6, 2018) - Hayward Flow Control announces the addition of Electric Fail-safe actuators to our HRS Series Electric Actuator product line. These additions include both integral battery backup and supercapacitor reserve power supplies.

Internal battery backup, as well as internal supercapacitor reserve power technologies, are available up to 440 in-lbs. torque in the HRS2 Series actuators. The HRSN3 Series offers internal battery backup systems up to 1770” lbs. torque, with the HRSN4 series providing up to 8850” lbs. torque on reserve battery power. All models are offered in 24VAC/VDC as stand-alone units in on/off, as well as proportional, modes. Hayward also offers remote mounted transformers for 120VAC & 230VAC installations.

The new HRS Lithium-Ion battery backup and supercapacitor reserve power systems will provide several years of service and, if needed, the batteries and supercapacitors are also replaceable. The longevity of battery backup and supercapacitor reserve power systems is a function of cyclic use, actual service conditions and temperature.

Additional Key Features & Benefits of the HRS Series:

  • Units include two (2) volt-free Form A Auxiliary switches rated at 3A @ 250VAC and 10A @ 250VAC
  • ISO5211 Compliant Mounting with double square female drive
  • Raised visual position indicator
  • Temperature Regulated Anti-Condensate heater standard
  • NEMA 4X / IP67 Compliant
  • Two (2)1/2” or ¾” EMT entry ports with sealed cable glands
  • Manual override shaft or handwheel

Typical applications or installations include but are not limited to waste water and water treatment, chemical transfer and processing, aquatic and animal life support systems, mining and mineral processing, HVAC, pulp and paper, food & beverage, marine and other demanding environments.

About Hayward Flow Control

Hayward Flow Control, a division of Hayward Industries, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of industrial thermoplastic valves, actuation and controls, instrumentation, filters, strainers, corrosion resistant pumps, bulkhead fittings and tank accessories and for use in water and wastewater treatment, chemical processing & transfer, chemical feed, aquatic/animal life support systems, mining, and other industrial processing systems. Hayward's thermoplastic flow control products can accommodate aggressive and corrosive environments, delicate ecosystems or the strictest chemical balances to keep water and life working together. Hayward Flow Control is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified manufacturer.

For more information, contact Hayward Flow Control at 1.888.429.4635 or by e-mail at Visit us also at


Bobby Gaddy

Hayward Flow Control


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