Top 5 Reasons to Start Heavy Duty Trucks with Ultracapacitors
September 26, 2016 | Maxwell Technologies
Today’s modern trucks have a variety of power requirements that can place a lot of demand on the truck’s lead-acid batteries. Ultracapacitor engine start technology provides a reliable way to start heavy duty trucks despite batteries becoming drained due to onboard energy loads. These are the top 5 reasons to install an ultracapacitor Maxwell Engine Start Module (ESM) in heavy duty trucks:
- Cranks in temperatures up to 149°F and as low as –40°F
- Effectively eliminates jump-starts
- Longevity — 8 year design life* or hundreds of thousands of cranks
- 4 year limited non-prorated 4 year warranty
- Starts truck even when batteries are severely discharged
To learn more about the benefits of ultracapacitor engine start technology and read customer testimonials, visit our engine start page.
*Results may vary. Additional terms and conditions, including the limited warranty, apply at the time of purchase. See the warranty details and datasheet for applicable operating and use requirements.
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