See Why TurboTwister Changes Everything

TurboTwister delivers more power across a broader range of engines than any other turbine air starter.

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2 T6A Starters on CAT-16-645 SM

Pair of T6A TurboTwister Starters on EMD 16-645

T6A on Cummins QSK50

Dual T7As on CAT 3616 with TurboFlow Regulator SM
Dual T7As on CAT 3616 with TurboFlow Regulator

Pair of T6A units on a Caterpillar 3616

TurboTwister on Cummins QSK38 

T7-A on Waukesha G7042 Gas Engine and Compressor

Simplify Your Business With TurboTwister
TurboTwister’s wide operating range (from 45-150 psig/3.1-10.3 BAR) means that it can be applied across a wider range of engine sizes (15 -160 liters ). Instead of stocking three or four different starter models to cover your engine fleet, now you only need the TurboTwister. Save money. Save time. Standardize your starters with TurboTwister.

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TurboTwister is Unmatched for Power & Versatility    
One Starter for Engines from 15 to 160 Liters!

TurboTwister is pound-for-pound the most powerful air starter in the industry. Through simplicity in design, the size and weight are remarkably compact for the output it delivers. It delivers more power per unit of air than even our TurboTwin design. WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Under 40 Lbs. Over 50 HP | And One Starter Fits Almost All Engines

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Simple, Rugged Design Results in Longer Lasting Air Starter
TurboTwister is a study in rugged simplicity. Fewer moving parts. TDI engineered the starter version to include a new solenoid design which is more tolerant to contamination and vibration which are often present in typical applications. The result is TDI’s most rugged, reliable air starter. It will be less susceptible to failure in harsh environments, thereby lasting longer, which will actually reduce the cost of ownership.
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TurboTwister is available in three basic configurations: 1) A “starter-only” for retrofitting into existing systems where manual controls and bolt on equipment is already in place. 2) It’s also available as a Plug & Play Starter with Integrated Solenoid and Relay Valve. 3) A full gas compliance version can be purchased featuring 3” NPT Exhaust threading, which allows for a directional “ported” exhaust and fitment of optional silencers, spark arrestors, air diverters, or for piping away hazardous starter exhaust gasses.

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Versatile for Special Applications
TurboTwister T6/T7 starters offer superior flexibility and simple modularity, making industry and regulatory compliances a snap. Where ATEX, USCG C1D2 CSA, CE, and other requirements apply, TDI delivers. The T6 is for air use and can be purchased as an integrated smart starter, or basic starter only. The T7 version is for natural gas or hazardous service, provide configurations from “basic” to “fully compliant.” With threaded NPT outlet and flanged inlet & exhaust connections, installation will be both easy and compliant. TurboTwister modularity gives you exactly what you need -- without paying for what you don’t need.

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