Compatibility: The ZAX350 excavator starter motor is designed for use with the 6HE1 engine.
This engine is commonly used in various construction equipment, including Hitachi excavators. Compatibility ensures that the starter motor fits correctly and functions optimally with the specific engine.
Part Number (0-24000-3040): The part number uniquely identifies the starter motor and allows users and suppliers to easily order the correct replacement part. It also helps in verifying the authenticity of the component.
Voltage: This starter motor is designed to operate on a 24-volt electrical system, which is typical for heavy machinery and large diesel engines. A 24-volt system provides the necessary power to crank the engine effectively, especially given the size and compression ratios of the 6HE1 engine.
Power Output: The starter motor provides a specific power output to turn the engine's crankshaft against the compression resistance. The power output varies depending on the design and specifications, but it's essential for ensuring that the engine starts reliably. The exact power rating for this starter motor should be referenced through the part number or manufacturer's specifications.
Construction Material: Starter motors are typically constructed with a durable casing made of materials like aluminum or steel. The sturdy casing provides protection to the internal components against mechanical stresses and environmental factors, ensuring long-term reliability.
Solenoid: The starter motor incorporates a solenoid, an electromagnet that engages the starter drive with the engine's flywheel when the ignition is turned.
The solenoid is a crucial component as it facilitates the engagement and disengagement of the starter motor, preventing unnecessary operation once the engine is running.
Gear Reduction: Many heavy-duty starter motors feature gear reduction mechanisms. These gears serve to increase torque output for cranking large diesel engines, helping overcome the substantial compression resistance experienced during engine startup.
Mounting Compatibility: The starter motor must be designed to fit seamlessly into the excavator's engine compartment, connecting to the engine's flywheel and electrical system without compatibility issues. Proper alignment and mounting points are crucial to ensure a successful installation.
Environmental Protection: Starter motors for heavy machinery need to be designed with protection against harsh environmental conditions. This may include features like sealing to prevent dust and water ingress, ensuring the starter motor remains functional even in challenging work environments.
Reliability and Durability: In the demanding construction and excavation environment, reliability and durability are paramount. These starter motors must withstand rigorous usage, high temperatures, and mechanical stress. Their design and construction should prioritize durability and longevity.