The SureStart S40 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines up to 7.8 litres (476 cubic inches) and is available as a clockwise model. Smaller engines can be started using S20 or S30 spring starters. S50, S60 and S70 spring starters are available for larger engines.
The SureStart S40 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines up to 7.8 litres (476 cubic inches).
The S40 Spring Starter serves engines which have a slightly larger capacity than the S20 starter can handle.
The SureStart S40 Spring Starter serves engines which have a slightly larger capacity than the S30 starter can handle or engines that need low temperature starting.
The S40 Spring Starter is used in many applications including Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Man, Perkins, Scania and Volvo.
Video: Operating a Spring Starter
SureStart S40 Specifications
Flange-mounted SAE 1; SAE 2; SAE 3; SAE 4
1.3 litres (79.3 cubic inches) per cylinder; 6 cylinders maximum
11 to 13 teeth 10/12 F/stub
11 to 13 teeth 8/10 F/stub
11 teeth 6/8 F/stub
9 to 13 teeth Mod 3
10 to 13 teeth Mod 3
Pinion to flange face
20mm, 28mm, 47mm and other variations.
Maximum torque at pinion
126 Nm (93 ft/lb)
Maximum winding handle torque
81 Nm (60 ft/lb)
Winding handle position
Variable in 8.5 degree increments
Turns to fully wind
2.0 turns to engage
11.5 turns to fully charge
18 kg (39.7 lb)
Starting aid below 5 degrees Celsius
Standard finish: zinc-plated body and housing; body painted with a further coat of primer and topcoat.
IPU's range of SureStart spring starters are a reliable, cost-effective way of providing manual starting for diesel engines in a variety of applications. Available for engines up to 12 litres, they are ideally suited to harsh environments such as offshore and marine and provide an ideal low-cost alternative to electric starting…