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High-Torque, High-Power Starters Available from Prestolite Electric

April 27, 2017 - Equipment

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Prestolite Electric

Prestolite Electric is offering the Leece-Neville PowerPro and PowerPro Extreme, two new high-torque, high-power starters for medium- and heavy-duty engines.

The PowerPro and PowerPro Extreme 12- and 24-volt starters are engineered to provide starting power for 12- to 40-liter engines. Each starter includes several features to help reduce operating and maintenance costs and increase vehicle uptime, including high-torque, high-power designs, planetary gear reduction, rotatable flanges, and soft start relays.

The PowerPro and PowerPro Extreme product line features four models – PowerPro 5, PowerPro 7, PowerPro 7.5 and PowerPro Extreme 10 – that offer coverage of heavy-duty engines from top manufacturers.

PowerPro 5 for medium- and heavy-duty diesel engines up to 11L

  • 12V 5kW starting power
  • Coverage includes Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, International, John Deere, Mack and Perkins
  • Weighs less than 29 pounds
  • Integral Magnetic Switch (IMS)/Soft Start Relay technology to eliminate ring gear damage
  • Rotatable flange and mag switch
  • Sealed noseless design

PowerPro 7 for heavy-duty diesel engines up to 16L

  • 12V 7kW starting power
  • Coverage includes Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Mack, Mercedes-Benz, Paccar and Volvo
  • Weighs less than 30 pounds
  • Integral Magnetic Switch (IMS)/Soft Start Relay technology
  • Improved commutator with larger copper cross section
  • Heavy duty, solid copper brush plate to help improve performance through better conductivity
  • Planetary gear reduction technology
  • eCoated for corrosion resistance
  • Rotatable flange and mag switch

PowerPro 7.5 for medium and heavy duty diesel engines up to 14L

  • 24V 7.5kW starting power
  • Weighs less than 29 pounds
  • Integral Magnetic Switch (IMS)/Soft Start Relay technology
  • Rotatable flange designs available
  • Sealed noseless design

PowerPro Extreme 10 for extreme-use heavy equipment

  • 24V 10.5kW starting power
  • Coverage includes Case, Caterpillar, Cummins, Hitachi, John Deere, Komatsu, and MTU
  • Weighs only 36 pounds
  • -40° C to 125° C ambient operating range
  • Wet and dry clutch applications
  • Rotatable flange with radial bell housing seal
  • High-torque, planetary gear reduction

“The robust new line of PowerPro and PowerPro Extreme starters certainly illustrate our commitment to our customers to deliver best-in-class starting technologies for applications ranging from medium to extreme use,” said Jonathan Smith, assistant director, aftermarket sales and marketing, Prestolite Electric. “Utilizing global technologies developed by Prestolite, PowerPro and PowerPro Extreme products can help to significantly reduce overall operating costs and maintenance-related downtime.”

Note: Corrected 5/30 to indicate noseless, not noiseless, design. We apologize for the editing error.

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