HOTSTART Introduces New Engine Heater

Nov 18, 2009

A new engine pre-heating system is available from Hotstart® that offers energy-efficient heating for engines up to 20L displacement. The CTM features an integrated pump that circulates coolant throughout the engine and improves flow through exterior plumbing restrictions. Forced circulation delivers uniform heating and allows the heating element to energize less frequently than an equal wattage thermosiphon heater. This reduction extends heater element life and reduces energy use by up to 30%.

Circulating the coolant eliminates hot spots in the cooling system and reduces outlet temperatures. With lower outlet temperatures than typical tank style heaters that rely on thermosiphon, heater hoses and engine seals last longer for overall improvement in heater reliability. The CTM’s compact design requires minimal space for mounting. The pump inlet port orientation is adjustable in 90 degree increments to accommodate various hose routing configurations.

The CTM is available in 1kW, 1.5kW and 2.5kW in 120V and 240V. The product features a fixed thermostat (100-120°F/38-49°C) and is UL listed and CE compliant.