PURKEYS SOLAR RESEARCH LEADS TO A ONE OF A KIND SOLAR CHARGING SYSTEM

  Research is a crucial element for a company to stay relevant and top of mind. Purkeys recently conducted studies on solar panels to better understand how to integrate solar charging into their current liftgate charging system line. “Last summer, we installed three solar panels on a trailer and put our controller in the lift-gate…

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GETTING READY FOR TMC’S 2016 MEETING AND EXHIBITION

Representatives from Purkeys will showcase four new products next week at TMC’s Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee. Purkeys has been a longtime supporter of TMC and are excited to participate again this year. The four products Purkeys will showcase are the Solar Bolt, Solar Dash, CAPS, and PAC. Each of these…

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HOW TO USE A MULTIMETER: PARASITIC LOAD

Discharged batteries are a common issue for technicians to deal with. According to Purkeys Sales and Service Engineer Larry Rambeaux, discharged batteries could be one of two issues: a defective battery or a parasitic load. So, how to check for a parasitic load with a multimeter? Whenever starting, technicians need to make sure to disconnect…

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR MULTIMETER’S FUSES

Multimeters are devices that combine multiple eletrical measurement functions in one unit. These instruments typically measure voltage, electric current and resistance. In order to get the most from a multimeter, you have to understand the readings it gives you. Sales and Service Engineer Larry Rambeaux demonstrates how to use a 10A fuse to help protect the…

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HOW TO USE PURKEYS’ NEW PORTABLE JUMPSTART MACHINE

Purkeys’ CAPS, or Capacitor Actuated Portable Starter, is a portable jumpstart machine that uses an ultracapacitor to jumpstart heavy-duty vehicles. According to Sales and Service Engineer Rylar Masco, the CAPS is a portable, powerful and safe jumpstart solution. It has the power needed to jumpstart heavy-duty vehicles but is also safe enough to use on…

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PURKEYS’ PORTABLE JUMP STARTER, CAPS

Jumpstart machines often rely on gas powered engines or a large number of batteries to provide the necessary power. While effective, these energy sources make jumpstart machines heavy and difficult to move. That’s why Purkeys developed the CAPS, or Capacitor Actuated Portable Starter, it is a portable, reliable, and convenient solution for a fleet’s jumpstarting…

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