Maxwell Technologies Blog Archives for July, 2016

Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Ultracapacitors Aired on Tech Talk with Dave Nemo (AUDIO)

July 25, 2016 by Maxwell Technologies
Ultracapacitors Aired on Tech Talk with Dave Nemo (AUDIO)

What’s the difference between a battery and an ultracapacitor? How does an ultracapacitor work for heavy duty truck starting? What is the technology’s performance in cold and hot climates?
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VIDEO: Maxwell Technologies Talks Digitalization of the Grid for DistribuTECH 2016 Power Today

July 18, 2016 by Maxwell Technologies
VIDEO: Maxwell Technologies Talks Digitalization of the Grid for DistribuTECH 2016 Power Today

In this video, Gerard Lopez, general manager of Maxwell’s high voltage product line, discusses the digitalization of the grid and Maxwell’s role as a provider of ultracapacitors and high voltage capacitors for a diverse range of grid applications.
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Avoiding Engine-Start Failure: Why a Fleet Manager Relies on Ultracapacitors

July 11, 2016 by Mark Burnside, Sr. Product Manager, Engine Starting
 Avoiding Engine-Start Failure: Why a Fleet Manager Relies on Ultracapacitors

Jay Matthewson doesn’t have time to deal with engine-start failure. As fleet manager for Ben E. Keith, a foodservice and beverage distributor based in Texas, he manages a fleet of more than 330 vehicles, including trucks, refrigerated trailers, dollies and cars; and a team of more than 160 drivers. Expensive maintenance costs are often the result when something goes wrong. It’s important that his vehicles operate reliably to keep costs down and deliveries on schedule.
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Calculate Your Engine Start Module Return on Investment with Maxwell’s Payback Calculator

July 04, 2016 by Mark Burnside, Sr. Product Manager
Calculate Your Engine Start Module Return on Investment with Maxwell’s Payback Calculator

The past dozen years or so have produced a large number of new aftermarket devices for your truck that are touted to save fuel, increase mileage, reduce operating costs, extend the life of the truck, lighten the truck, and many more benefits. Both fleet managers and truck owners face sorting out manufacturer claims, weighing the benefits, and predicting the dollar savings that the device will provide when installed in the trucks.
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