Kineteco Welcomes New Administrator

Kineteco has huge pleasure in welcoming Cassie Weatherill as a full-time member of staff, responsible for much of the administration and, in particular, your first point of contact with us. Cassie has over 14 years office experience in a variety of industries, specialising in Administration, HR, Auditing and Health & Safety. In her spare time, she is a keen gardener and painter and loves to mix vinyl records.

Easy Starting of an Electronically Controlled Engine

Hatraco, Kineteco’s European distributor, have successfully started an electronically governed 7.4 litre AGCO diesel engine with a Kineteco spring starter. When it comes to electrically governed engines, starting protocol requires a minimum cranking RPM and/or number of revolutions and therefore spring starters might not be the first choice. Kineteco spring starters require no external power, are easy to use and start also electronically governed engines.  

Kineteco Welcome a New Production Manager

We would like to introduce the newest member of our team, Simon Hirst. Simon has joined Kineteco as a Production Manager, he has 25 years experience in various mechanical engineering environments including design, QA, maintenance and CNC production.

Kineteco launch the SZH+ Spring Starter

After extensive testing and the successful launch with Kineteco’s customers in Germany, we have added the SZH+ Spring Starter to our model range. This is a high powered Z-Drive power spring starter with 50% more starting energy than SZHS/SZHR models. The SZH+ will  comfortably start engines up to 20L. For more information, please visit our products page on our website.

Engineer Joins Kineteco Team

We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new Engineer. Ollie Childe completed his placement here at Kineteco as a student and he has since returned with his Master’s Degree. He is already getting stuck in to applications work, ever increasing the number of engines that we can start. Good luck Ollie!      

Kineteco visit by Cabinet Minister

Rt Hon Damian Green MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, visits Kineteco. Kineteco were proud to show the minister round the operation. He was accompanied by Jo James, Chief Executive of Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. Kineteco demonstrated the installation and operation of spring starters. Both guests gamely joined in with the demonstration and showed how easy it can be to start an engine. The engine used was a Siyang 380J-3 direct injection diesel engine 1.4ltr 3 cyl 20.6kw. Configured for use for Continue reading →

Kineteco Design HSS Model for Huadong Engine

Following a recent customer enquiry, Kineteco have successfully launched a new model for the Chinese produced Huadong 4105 ZCD diesel engines. These 4 cylinder, 4.3 litre engines are used in a wide variety of motive and stationary applications. The new HSS model is a direct replacement for the existing electric or air starters and allows easy, safe and reliable hand wound spring starting for the Huadong 4105 engine.

Kineteco Welcomes Hatraco BV

Kineteco is pleased to announce their cooperation with Hatraco in Europe for the distribution of our spring starters. Hatraco is an international trading company of industrial engine parts and controls. They are a European distributor of engine equipment made by world leading manufacturers. Hatraco supplies components for stationary gas engines, diesel engines and gas turbines for the industry, marine, oil & gas and power generation in all sorts of applications. Worldwide they supply customized products which are developed and produced in-house. Hatraco’s headquarters are located Continue reading →