GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jul. 13, 1953


Hydraulic Starter. A hydraulic device to replace electric starters for all kinds of engines was demonstrated by Hydramotive, Inc. of Cleveland. The company is already making one model for starting diesel engines up to 1,200 h.p. ($1,000), another for starting diesel and gasoline engines up to 400 h.p. ($260), plans to begin production soon on an automotive model (which would store up pressure while the engine was running) and which would be priced competitively with conventional starters.

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