Maxwell Technologies

Maxwell expands ultracapacitor start modules to Class 3-6

Attendant to MATS, small independent distributor (877-378-2267) is running a special on the Class 7-8 solution at $920 for orders placed before March 31, $990 before April 15.

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Ice Road’s Debogorski to promote ultra capacitor

Alex Debogorski, star of the History Channel’s show Ice Road Trucker, will demonstrate qualities of the 12-volt Engine Start Module, San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc. said. Debogorski will be featured with the equipment at trade shows before and after the product’s launch in early 2012. The product uses ultra-capacitor technology, is designed for starting diesel engines up to 15 liters at temperatures from minus 40 degrees to 65 degrees Celsius and has an industry standard Group ...

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Ultra-capacitor for truck starts

Maxwell Technologies will market a device later this year called an ultra-capacitor that will replace one or two truck batteries and help start a truck, the company announced Thursday, March 31, in Louisville. The unit is dry, maintenance-free, saves weight and provides protection against no-starts, said Dennis Flynn, director marketing research and brand communications. The ultra-capacitor stores electricity on metal plates rather than through a chemical process used in batteries, making it less sensitive to cold temperatures. ...

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