Spring Starters - SureStart

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 systems.

 

 

How Does a Spring Starter Work?

Spring Starter Motors come complete with a winding handle. Simply push a button on the motor to engage it and wind the handle until a coloured indicator on the motor changes. Then remove the winding handle and, to start the engine, pull on the trip lever on the motor. It’s that simple!

 

Benefits of Spring Starters

  • Guaranteed starting. Long shutdowns, damp, cold or harsh environments don’t affect the engine cranking because of the manual operation
  • Reliability. A long and proven track record with many spring starters still operating after decades in service.
  • Space and weight saving. Starting at only 18kg and less than 50% the weight of a conventional electric starter.
  • Operator safety. The crank will not fly off or kick back during operation, and the motor can be unwound if not required.
  • Ease of use. Spring starters are a direct ‘bolt-on’ alternative to electric starters providing quick and easy installation.
  • Reduces battery costs. For certain applications, such as pumps, welders and gen-sets you can remove the need for a battery completely.
  • Lower electrical costs. Without the need for an electric starter a lighter duty alternator can be fitted or your existing alternator will last longer.

The S20 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines from 0.5 to 2.5 litres (30.5 to 152.5 cubic inches) and is available as a clockwise and anti-clockwise model.

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SureStart S20

The SureStart S30 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines from 1.1 to 6.6 litres (67.1 to 402.7 cubic inches) and is available as a clockwise and anti-clockwise rotation model.

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SureStart S30

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.

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SureStart S40

The SureStart S50 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines up to 10 litres (610.2 cubic inches) and is available as a clockwise model.

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SureStart S50

The SureStart S60 Spring Starter is suitable for diesel engines up to 12 litres (732.3 cubic inches). It is available as a clockwise rotation model only.

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SureStart S60

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.

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SureStart S70