What is Electric Actuated Stainless Ball Valves?

An electric actuated stainless ball valve is an embodiment of technology and resilience, playing a pivotal role in facilitating meticulous control in fluid handling systems, the electric actuated stainless ball valves represent Hearken’s dedication to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction. It stands as a beacon of reliability, offering a solution that is not just built to last but to excel, steering the path towards an industrially robust future, a future sculpted with precision, and shaped by Hearken’s commitment to excellence.

What is an electric air actuated ball valve?

An electric actuated ball valve is a sophisticated device marrying the efficiency of a ball valve with the precision control facilitated by an electric actuator. It is a specialized type of valve used in various industrial and commercial applications. It combines the functionality of a ball valve with the control provided by electric and pneumatic (air) actuation. This combination allows for precise control over the flow of liquids or gases in a system.

Applications of Air Actuated Butterfly Valve

  1. Chemical Processing: Controls the flow of chemicals in processing plants.
  2. Water Treatment: Used in managing water flow in treatment facilities.
  3. HVAC Systems: Regulates air or fluid flow in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
  4. Automotive Industry: Your company, dealing in auto and truck parts, could utilize these valves in automated manufacturing processes or in the development of advanced vehicle systems.
  5. Oil and Gas: Essential in controlling the flow of oil and gas in pipelines and processing facilities.

Working principle of electric gate valve

An electric gate valve, a device of intricate functionality, primarily serves to regulate the flow of fluids. This mechanism operates through a powered actuator, often electric in nature, which initiates movement in response to control signals. The core component, a gate, slides perpendicular to the flow direction, enabling or obstructing passage in pipes.

During operation, the actuator's motor, receiving its cues from external control systems, gears into action. This movement translates into the gate's vertical displacement, either descending to cease flow or ascending to permit passage. The valve's design ensures a secure seal when closed, effectively halting fluid movement.

The valve's operation is marked by its deliberate and precise control over fluid dynamics. This is essential in various industrial applications, where managing the flow of liquids or gases is critical. The electric actuator, a key player, functions seamlessly to ensure the gate's optimal position, aligning with system requirements.

This device, complex yet efficient, embodies precision engineering. It stands as a testament to modern industrial prowess, managing fluid flow with exactitude and reliability.

  1. Power Source and Signal Input:

    • Electric Source: The first step involves connecting the valve to a reliable electric power source to facilitate its operations.

    • Signal Input: The system receives input signals from a control center or a manual input, directing the valve to either open or close.

  2. Actuation Process:

    • Electric Actuator: Upon receiving a signal, the electric actuator kicks into action, converting electrical energy into mechanical energy to facilitate the motion of the valve, embodying the spirit of precision and control that Hearken stands for.
  3. Valve Operation:

    • Valve Dynamics: The valve, whether it is a ball valve, gate valve, or any other type, operates by adjusting its internal components, such as a ball or a gate, to facilitate or obstruct the flow pathway, illustrating a mechanism of unyielding reliability.
  4. Feedback Mechanism:

    • Status Feedback: Post-operation, the actuator transmits feedback to the control center, indicating the successful execution of the command, thereby fostering a loop of consistent communication and control.
  5. Control Systems:

    • Integration with Control Systems: These valves can be seamlessly integrated into broader control systems for automated operations, a testament to Hearken's foresight in crafting solutions tuned to the needs of the modern industry.
  6. Applications:

    • Diverse Applications: Electrically actuated valves find themselves at home in a wide array of industrial applications, offering control solutions that are both precise and energy-efficient, catering to an extensive palette of industrial requirements.
  7. Maintenance:

    • Simplified Maintenance: These valves are designed for easy maintenance, ensuring a long operational life, reflecting Hearken's commitment to crafting solutions that endure.
  8. Safety Compliances:

    • Adherence to Standards: Aligning with stringent industry standards and certifications, these valves echo Hearken's unwavering focus on safety and reliability in valve automation solutions.

Can ball valves be automated?

  1. Actuation Technology:

    • Integration with Actuators: Ball valves can be seamlessly integrated with electric or pneumatic actuators, a testimony to the versatility and adaptability that is synonymous with Hearken's approach to valve automation.
  2. Control Systems:

    • Modern Control Mechanisms: Automation of ball valves allows for their integration into modern control systems, facilitating remote operations and real-time monitoring, a leap towards futuristic industrial operations.
  3. Operational Efficiency:

    • Quick Response Time: Automated ball valves boast quick open and close times, enhancing the responsiveness of the system to changes in operational parameters, a feature that elevates efficiency to new heights.
  4. Precision and Accuracy:

    • Fine-Tuned Control: Automation enables fine control over the valve positions, facilitating operations that demand a high degree of precision, a hallmark of Hearken's commitment to providing solutions that embody accuracy and control.

Compare All Series of Our Electric Actuated Ball Valves

Standard Series

  • Consistency and Reliability:

    • This series represents the foundation of Hearken's electric actuated ball valve lineup, offering consistent and reliable performance for a wide range of applications.

  • Certification Adherence:

    • Aligning with ISO 9001 standards, this series is a testimony to Hearken's unwavering commitment to quality.

Premium Series

  • Enhanced Features:

    • Building upon the Standard series, the Premium series introduces enhanced features offering a higher degree of control and automation capabilities, encapsulating the Hearken promise of innovation and efficiency.

  • Advanced Safety Measures:

    • Adheres to stringent safety standards including potential ATEX and SIL 3 certifications, offering a safe and reliable solution in a variety of challenging environments.

Pro Series

  • High-End Performance:

    • The Pro series stands as the pinnacle of Hearken's offerings, providing high-end performance and state-of-the-art features for the most demanding industrial environments, a true manifestation of Hearken’s commitment to innovation and excellence.

  • Superior Integration:

    • Facilitating seamless integration with modern control systems, this series provides an avenue for industry 4.0 readiness, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in valve automation.

Custom Solutions

  • Tailor-Made:

    • Beyond the predefined series, Hearken offers tailor-made solutions, listening to the unique requirements of your industry and crafting valves that meet and exceed your expectations, resonating with Hearken's core philosophy of listening and adapting to the customer's needs.

  • Future-Ready:

    • Encapsulating a vision for the future with potential features such as IP68 weather-proofing, ensuring the valves are ready to take on the challenges of tomorrow, standing true to Hearken’s commitment to continuous improvement and future readiness.

Features & Benefits of Our Electric Actuated Ball Valves

  1. High-Quality Material Construction: Made from premium materials like stainless steel or brass, ensuring durability and resistance to corrosion and harsh environments.

  2. Advanced Electric Actuation: Incorporates sophisticated electric actuators for precise control of the valve, enabling accurate regulation of flow and pressure.

  3. Versatile Design Options: Available in a variety of sizes and configurations to suit different industrial requirements, including full-port and reduced-port designs.

  4. High-Performance Sealing: Utilizes top-grade seals for leak-proof operation, ensuring reliability and safety in critical applications.

  5. Ease of Integration: Designed for easy integration with existing control systems, including PLCs and automated process control systems.

  6. Manual Override Capability: Equipped with a manual override function to ensure operability in the event of power failure or for maintenance purposes.

  7. Customizable Voltage Requirements: Configurable to operate with different voltage levels, catering to a wide range of industrial applications.

Searching for a Custom Electric Actuated Ball Valve?

Consultation and Needs Assessment

  • Listening to Your Needs:

    • The journey begins with Hearken intently listening to your specific requirements, the cornerstone of the Hearken brand.

Design and Engineering

  • Expert Engineering:

    • Leveraging a rich history of engineering excellence, Hearken undertakes the design process with a meticulous attention to detail, promising a product that meets and exceeds the industry standards.

Material Selection

  • Quality Materials:

    • Utilizing premium materials that align with Hearken’s unwavering commitment to quality, ensuring robustness and durability in every custom electric actuated ball valve.

Integration with Modern Technologies

  • Tech-Savvy Solutions:

    • Your custom valve can be integrated with the latest technologies, a testament to Hearken’s forward-thinking approach and readiness to embrace the future.

Safety Compliance

  • Safety First:

    • Keeping in line with Hearken's stringent safety norms, your custom valve will be designed with safety as a paramount consideration, aiming to secure certifications like ATEX and SIL 3, amongst others.

Prototyping and Testing

  • Tested to Perfection:

    • Before final production, a prototype undergoes rigorous testing, ensuring it stands tall on Hearken’s promise of quality and reliability.


  • Craftsmanship:

    • Leveraging years of expertise in valve automation, Hearken ensures that each custom valve is crafted to perfection, embodying both precision and reliability.

Quality Assurance

  • ISO 9001 Compliance:

    • Adhering to the ISO 9001 standards, Hearken ensures that each custom valve is a benchmark of quality and reliability.

After-Sale Support

  • Unwavering Support:

    • Hearken stands by its products, offering robust after-sale support, underlining a commitment to foster enduring relationships with its customers.

Why Choose Hearken Electric Actuated Ball Valve?

Rich Legacy and Expertise

  • 12 Years of Excellence:

    • With a rich legacy spanning 12 years, Hearken brings to the table an unmatched expertise in valve automation, standing as a testimony to reliability and trust.

Quality Assurance

  • ISO 9001 Certification:

    • A commitment to quality echoed in our ISO 9001 certification, promising products that meet the highest standards of quality and reliability.

Safety and Compliance

  • Pursuing Prestigious Certifications:

    • Hearken is in the process of securing illustrious certifications such as SIL 3, ATEX, and CE, emphasizing a continual commitment to safety and compliance.

Innovation and Technological Advancements

  • Leading in Innovation:

    • A brand that is synonymous with innovation, constantly evolving and embracing the latest technologies to offer products that are not just advanced but are paving the path for the future of valve automation.

Customization Options

  • Tailored to Your Needs:

    • Hearken embodies the spirit of listening and adapting, offering customized solutions that are meticulously crafted to meet your specific industry needs, showcasing a readiness to not just meet but exceed customer expectations.

Environmental Resilience

  • Weather and Explosion Proof Options:

    • Products designed to withstand challenging environmental conditions, with options available for IP68 weather-proofing and explosion-proof certifications, symbolizing Hearken’s foresight and readiness to tackle any challenge.

Customer-Centric Approach

  • Committed to Customer Satisfaction:

    • At the heart of Hearken lies a commitment to customer satisfaction, reflected in a proactive approach to understanding and addressing the unique needs and challenges faced by customers, a testimony to the Hearken ethos of being a partner you can truly rely on.

Professional and Witty Engagement

  • Engaging with a Smile:

    • Engaging with Hearken promises not just professional expertise but a witty and delightful interaction, promising a business relationship that is as rewarding as it is enjoyable.