Nov 3, 2015
As of January 1, 2016, the OWT model heating system will no longer be offered. As OWT oil heaters reach the end of their operating life, these models may need to be replaced with alternative oil heating systems. HOTSTART is discontinuing the OWT model due to low demand and redundant applications with other HOTSTART heating systems. Discontinued OWT heater. To download the complete discontinuation notice, please click on the link below.
Oct 29, 2015
HOTSTART recently attended the 2015 Railway Interchange in Minneapolis, MN. During the event, Railway Age featured HOTSTART's Idle Reduction Systems in their daily show e-newsletter. Check out the full article at the link below.
Oct 23, 2015
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART, an international engine heating technology company, recently added new oil heater systems to its large capacity heater offerings. The oil heaters are designed to heat vital engine fluids allowing for clean, full power startups in marine, stationary power, mining and large equipment applications.
Oct 16, 2015
In the generator set market, forced circulation heating systems are often touted as being a forward-thinking, environmentally-friendly, high efficiency alternative to the traditional thermosiphon engine heater. However, these claims often lack quantitative evidence. Facilities managers, tasked with purchasing engine heating systems for data center generators, must then decide whether the high efficiency claims of a forced circulation system outweigh the inexpensive and uncomplicated legacy technology of the thermosiphon heating option.
Sep 1, 2015
Spokane, Wash. - HOTSTART will be exhibiting at Railway Interchange 2015 this October 4-6 in Minneapolis, MN. Visit HOTSTART at our indoor exhibit booth #3131 and our outdoor exhibit booth #518 to see the latest layover heaters for the locomotive industry.
Aug 11, 2015
Effective January 1, 2016, HOTSTART will discontinue the KBC battery charger product line. This discontinuation affects all battery chargers intended for locomotive and heavy equipment applications. Discontinued KBC Battery Charger.
Jul 17, 2015
To promote responsible use of energy resources, the European Commission is changing the requirements for pumps and pump systems bearing the CE mark, per Commission Regulation (EU) No. 622/2012. In order to maintain compliance with EU safety, health, and environmental protection requirements, HOTSTART will sell CE-marked CSMs with a new, high-efficiency pump beginning August 1, 2015. After this date, high-efficiency pumps will become standard components for CSM models intended for use or sale in the EEA, or that otherwise require the CE mark.
Jun 25, 2015
The HOTSTART Softball Charity Challenge, now in its 7th year, is a friendly intra-company charity event that raises thousands of dollars for a worthy local cause. The 2015 “Us Vs. Them” Softball Charity Challenge will be held August 22nd, 2015 at 4pm at Orchard Park in Spokane Valley and will benefit Inland Northwest Youth Boxing.
Jun 23, 2015
Effective October 1, 2015, HOTSTART will discontinue the intake air heater product line. This discontinuation affects all intake-mounted air inlet heaters intended for generator, heavy equipment and marine applications. Discontinued Air Heaters.
Feb 25, 2015
As of April 15, 2015, the 12 kW, 208 V, 60 Hz single-phase variant (CSM11208-000) of the CSM series will no longer be offered. For customers seeking a forced circulation heating system for large engines with an available 208 volt, single-phase power source (4500 to 6000 cubic inches or 75 to 100 liter displacement), HOTSTART recommends selecting the 10.5 kilowatt, 208 volt, 60 hertz, single-phase CSM variant (CSM11058-000). The 10.5 kW CSM variant is specifically designed as a direct replacement for CSM11208-000 and is capable of meeting the heating requirements of engines 75 liters to 100 liters in size.