Hydraulic mini-packs are a spectacularly convenient way to add reliable starting to a standard engine configuration.
Each mini-pack incorporates everything needed in a in a self-contained ‘bolt-on’ unit: Starter motor, Accumulator, Oil reservoir, Hand pump, Foot valve, Relief valve, Pressure gauge, Hoses and fittings.
Pre-engaged hydraulic mini-packs for simplicity
Mini-packs can be ordered with a variety of different starter motors and accumulators to suit different engine sizes. They arrive completely assembled, piped and tested with all the hoses and fittings needed to attach them to the engine. All the customer has to do is fit the starter motor to the engine and fix the mini-pack to a suitable surface.
Mini-packs sit comfortably between bare starter motors and custom packages in OEM’s range.
- Customers with the expertise to design and build their own starting system prefer to purchase bare starter motors (and starter motor kits) such as the M22 and M28
- Customers who need a pre-configured starting system to fit precise spatial constraints or match unusual starting specifications prefer custom packages
- Customers without particular spatial constraints and without the expertise (or time) to build their own starting system prefer mini-packs
Hydraulic mini-packs can be built around OEM’s ATEX-approved M22 and M28 hydraulic starter motors. It is possible to have the entire mini-pack ATEX-approved but most customers prefer to save money and rely solely on the starter motors’ existing ATEX-approval.
OEM’s starting systems can be class approved to numerous marine certification standards. This is done on a case by case basis according to customer specifications.