The SureStart S70 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines up to 12 litres (732.3 cubic inches) and is available as a clockwise model. Smaller engines can be started with S20, S30, S40, S50 or S60 spring starters.
The SureStart S70 Spring Starter provides ship builders with an easily-installed starter range they can offer in their vessels to provide reliable starting for engines and emergency generators.
The S70 Spring Starter is used in many applications including Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Man, Perkins, Scania and Volvo.
Video: Operating a Spring Starter
- SureStart S70 Specifications
Rotation S70C: clockwise Mounting Flange-mounted SAE 1; SAE 2; SAE 3 Engine capacity 2.0 litres (122.1 cubic inches) per cylinder; 6 cylinders maximum
1.5 litres (91.5 cubic inches) per cylinder; 8 cylinders maximum
Pinion type 11 to 13 teeth 10/12 F/stub
11 to 13 teeth 6/8 F/stub
11 to 12 teeth 6/8 F/stub
11 to 13 teeth Mod 3
Pinion to flange face 47mm (nominal) Maximum torque at pinion 140 Nm (104 ft/lb) Maximum winding handle torque 95 Nm (70 ft/lb) Winding handle position Variable in 8.5 degree increments Turns to fully wind 2.0 turns to engage
17.5 turns to fully charge
Weight 28.0 kg (61.7 lb) Cold start Starting aid below 5 degrees Celsius Finish Marine finish as standard: zinc-plated body and housing; powder-coated paint all over to withstand marine environment. Electroless nickel-plated shaft and pinion.