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Purkeys Fleet Electric
823 Lincoln Street
Purkey's Fleet Electric has been in business since 1990 and our customer list reads like a Who's Who of the trucking industry. That list includes not only major Fleets, but also Vehicle and Alternator and Starter Manufacturers who use our services as well
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According to Purkeys' Chief ...
According to Purkeys' Chief Creative Engineer Bruce Purkey, this award signifies the strides the company has made to ensure suppliers and customers understand their products so everyone will benefit.
"We are elated and very proud to receive this award," Bruce Purkey
Bruce Purkey, president of ...
Bruce Purkey, president of Purkey's Fleet Electric, has a customer who had experienced several truck fires.
He was called in for a consultation and found 27 more that were ready to catch fire, all because of cable routing.
"They had done several clutch replacements," Purkey
"To get into the clutch they had to cut away and move a lot of wiring, including the cabling to the starter.
Do you think they put it all back the way the truck came from the factory?"
doesn't point fingers entirely at technicians.
The OE, he
says, shares some of the blame.
"We have 12-volt alternators now putting ...
"We have 12-volt alternators now putting out 455 amps," says Bruce Purkey, president and chief creative engineer at Purkeys Fleet Electric.
But if you plan to upgrade the alternator, Purkey
warns, the truck's wiring must be up to the higher alternator output.
"Most fleet don't realize this," he
BRUCE PURKEY - CHIEF ...
BRUCE PURKEY - CHIEF CREATIVE ENGINEER
has over 40 years' experience servicing fleets' electrical needs.
Widely recognized as the authority on electrical issues in the heavy duty trucking industry, Bruce
has worked closely with some of the largest fleets in North America.
many years' experience working with fleets along with his
knowledge of heavy duty electrical systems has enabled him to develop countless solutions to his
Several of his
inventions have been awarded US patents and earned the Technology & Maintenance Council's Silver Spark Plug award, one of the highest honors awarded to members.
"Jump-starting and idling represent steep ...
"Jump-starting and idling represent steep operational costs to trucking fleets, which must maintain their routes and schedules regardless of the strain weather or long hauls put on their vehicles," said Bruce Purkey, chief creative engineer at Purkeys.