Heavy-Duty Starter Motors target off-highway vehicles.
January 7, 2009 -
Designed without external solenoid, Delco Remy iMT9 Series is encapsulated to protect internal starter components when vehicles are operating in extreme conditions found in construction, mining, and military applications. Units crank up to 17 liter diesel engine and include rotatable mounting flange to facilitate installation. Available in 12 and 24 V, submersible motors operate from -25.6 to 248°F and can withstand 2,500 psi high-pressure water.
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|Original Press release |
Remy International, Inc.
600 Corporation Drive
Pendleton, IN, 46064
Delco Remy® iMT9(TM) Starter Motors Surpass the Competition
PENDLETON, Ind., Dec. 18 /- The new Delco Remy iMT9 heavy-duty starter motor series tackles the requirements of off-highway vehicles working in extreme conditions. Designed without an external solenoid, the iMT9 starter underwent extensive independent validation testing which proved performance and sealing superiority outclassed competitive models. Significant new business from a strategic global OEM customer was awarded based on these performance results.
Construction, mining and military vehicles can be exposed to water submersion and considerable amounts of dirt and debris. The iMT9 heavy-duty starter motor series is encapsulated to protect the internal starter components when vehicles are operating in these extreme conditions.
"The integrated solenoid design is a first for us," stated Kent Jones, Vice President of Heavy-Duty Sales and Marketing at Remy, Inc. "Outperforming existing designs the first time out endorses our place in the market as a technology leader."
Field tests confirmed the industry-new patented clutch design provides a significant advancement in overall starter durability. Additional performance enhancing features of the Delco Remy iMT9 starter motor series include:
-- Cranks up to a 17-liter diesel engine
-- Rotatable mounting flange offers ease in installation
-- Operating temperature range -32 degrees C (-25.6 degrees F) to 120 degrees C (248 degrees F)
-- Integrated solenoid allows application flexibility
-- Available in 12 and 24 volts
-- Environmentally sealed design is submersible and withstands 2,500 PSI high-pressure water
About Remy International, Inc.:
Remy International, Inc., headquartered in Pendleton, Indiana, is a leading manufacturer, remanufacturer, and distributor of Delco Remy brand heavy-duty systems and Remy brand starters, alternators and hybrid power technology. Visit the Delco Remy brand website at http://www.delcoremy.com/.
CONTACT: Martha Avery, Aftermarket Product Manager of Delco Remy Heavy Duty Systems,
Web site: http://www.delcoremy.com/