MAD SCIENCE EPISODE 2: THE SOLAR POWER EXPERIMENT

Purkeys’ Chief Creative Engineer Bruce Purkey climbs to the roof of his business to explain an experiment the company is conducting with solar panels. He demonstrates how much charge a solar panel, in direct sunlight, delivers to a battery, as well as the effectiveness of the panel in the shady conditions. Purkeys’ is placing panels on…

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR BATTERIES ARE DOING?

PURKEYS MODAC DATA LOGGER HAS THE ANSWER Purkeys has created a programmable data logger that can record a variety of electrical events to help fleets diagnose issues that are difficult to detect. This data logger is most commonly known as MODAC, or Mobile Data Acquisition. Once installed, it records 10 readings per second for a…

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PURKEYS MERGING WITH QUANTUM INGENUITIES

AFTER WORKING CLOSELY FOR OVER A DECADE, THE TWO INNOVATORS MERGE INTO ONE Bruce Purkey, Purkeys Chief Creative Engineer, and Dale Henningson, Quantum Ingenuities’ founder and president, have announced they will be merging into one company under the Purkeys name. The two have worked together to develop custom solutions for fleet electrical needs for over…

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DELCO REMY AND PURKEYS | REMOTE SENSE ALTERNATORS

  Delco Remy Director of Aftermarket Randy Andis and Purkeys Senior Service Engineer Larry Rambeaux give a quick tutorial on remote sense alternators. They discuss how to test if all of the alternator’s output is getting to the battery. Then they show how to locate the remote sense lead, and how to upgrade a fleet…

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BRUCE PURKEY GOES ON THE ROAD TO EDUCATE TECHNICIANS

REGULAR TRAINING CAN SAVE FLEETS TIME AND MONEY Purkeys founder and Chief Creative Engineer Bruce Purkey responded to a client’s request to train staff by traveling to multiple garages around the country. He and regional sales and service engineers trained technicians on the TC-6, TC-12, and custom testing equipment. On location training about products, testers,…

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DO YOUR BATTERIES HAVE A GOOD WARRANTY PROGRAM?

Battery warranties are a good way to compliment a fleet’s battery management program. While a warranty contract will add some additional upfront costs and require extra battery documentation, it’s an extremely valuable investment with major benefits. Calculating the cost of a battery into a monthly expense for the duration of the warranty can help fleets…

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