INEFFICIENT ALTERNATORS? ASK YOURSELF THESE KEY QUESTIONS

While it’s often said that batteries are the heart of the electrical system for heavy-duty commercial trucks, the alternator plays very important daily roles in charging the system, including: Providing power for electrical devices Recharging the battery pack First, it’s important to know which of the two types of alternators you are using: Brushless Alternators…

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IS THE BATTERY YOU THREW AWAY REALLY DEFECTIVE?

How poor training on meters and testers can result in massive waste You may have the newest testers and a pile of manuals, but if you do not know how to use them properly – you are powerless. Poor battery training and testing skills cost fleets time and money. Many technicians are not trained well…

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IS YOUR PALLET JACK LOSING POWER?

    Fleets are often in a situation where AC power is not available to charge pallet jacks while the truck is on the road. For long trips, this presents a serious situation, as pallet jacks are dead when the driver reaches delivery destinations. Purkeys developed an electronic controller system, known as the TAPS Kit…

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BATTERY PROBLEMS? ASK YOURSELF THESE 4 KEY QUESTIONS

It is no secret that reducing downtime is a top priority for fleets. Major causes of downtime involve electrical issues, specifically dead batteries. Ensuring charged batteries in all trucks within a fleet can be a daunting task. Limited manpower and electrical expertise prevent trucking fleet maintenance directors from overseeing a successful battery program, not to…

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DON’T COMPLICATE YOUR PROBLEM – HARNESS YOUR POWER

HOW A CUSTOM HARNESS CAN BE YOUR SIMPLE ANSWER     When directors of maintenance and technicians of heavy-duty, commercial trucking fleets think of harnesses, the first thing that comes to mind are harness manufacturers that require a large volume order and build to specifications provided by the fleet. However, when a specific issue arises…

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