ShockerPASS from Headwind Solutions
The Positive Air Shut Off Valve Your Engine Needs
Headwind Solutions builds the best positive air shut off valves available. When your diesel engine is running, the only way to guarantee it will stop running is to take the air supply away from it. Our positive air shut off valves go into your engine to shut down any supply of ambient air to your engine. In order to guarantee the safety of your team members and your equipment, trust a Headwind Solutions ShockerPASS! Proudly delivering across North America.
North American Made
Protecting People, Protecting Property
The quality of the ShockerPASS is unmatched. We have the first prototype of an autoreset shut off valve that is not a stepper motor, so you can rest assured your ShockerPASS will work, everytime. The majority of stepper motor controlled shut off valves fail the majority of the time, while the ShockerPASS is tested and tested again to guarantee it will work when it’s needed.
Tried, Tested, and True
ShockerPASS Has Unmatched Quality
We test our products and new materials to see if we can destroy them. We know the importance of our products as they keep people and assets safe, so when you buy the ShockerPASS you can rest assured it’s the best the market has to offer. Before we introduce a new component or product, know that we’ve spent months beating them to a pulp to ensure that the ShockerPASS is long lasting, durable, and will keep you safe!
Designed to be Repairable
Each unit is hand tested by three people before it leaves the building. We never send a product out before it’s tested, and we make sure everything is in the kit before it goes out the door. The ShockerPASS is also designed to be repairable, saving you money in the long run. Each component of the shut off valve can be replaced and repaired to extend the use of your ShockerPASS.
For a positive air shut off valve with unmatched quality, trust Headwind Solutions’ ShockerPASS!
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A Major Safety Risk
Stopping Diesel Engine Runaway in Its Tracks
Runaway diesel engines have been an issue since the invention of a diesel engine. Compression ignited engines are highly efficient and effective, but they also bring added safety risks. Because diesel engines don’t need an electrical source to run, when you turn the engine key off it doesn’t necessarily stop the engine. This is because hydrocarbons in the air that are combustible will keep the engine running.
If the engine consumes any combustible gasses with the ambient air it will begin to overspeed uncontrollably. Diesel engine runaway can destroy your engine where it won’t be usable until it’s repaired or replaced. When your diesel engine runs away components superheat and can seize or explode, creating an ignition source. Diesel engine runaway can be catastrophic, taking lives, causing grave injuries, and destroying property.
Don’t let diesel engine runaway become a problem! Trust a Headwind Solutions ShockerPASS!
Two Major Configurations
How the ShockerPASS Works
The ShockerPASS comes in two major configurations to ensure your ambient air intake supply is completely shut. We recommend our RPM controlled shut off where your installation team will set the RPM parameters to slightly above your engine’s Red Line. If your engine exceeds that speed, the ShockerPASS will immediately engage and shut off the air supply. The RPM model also comes with an operator control shut off where in the cab of the truck or outside of the machine, anyone can activate the shut off valve. The other shut off option is entirely operator activated, which can run the risk of human error; however, the operator controlled system is a great option to comply with some regulatory requirements.
What Our Customers Are Saying
Thank you and your company for producing such an excellent product. We were very impressed by the fit and finish of the valves. Excellent design, easy to use, and they look great! We installed 11 of these so far on a fleet of different automotive and heavy duty trucks all without issues. The 2 year warranty is excellent peace of mind.
Your support staff there at Headwind Solutions is also excellent and everyone is very friendly and knowledgeable.
Looking forward to working with you in the future, The Shocker PASS is the only valve we will recommend to our customers.
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Most petrochemical industries will require a diesel engine to have a positive air shut off valve installed. Cal/OSHA dictates that all engines should be shut off immediately if flammable gas concentration exceeds 10%, and that every diesel engine requires a shut off valve. We have developed the ShockerPASS to work within all regulatory and safety requirements in the United States. The Alberta Energy Regulator states that every diesel engine at an oil patch in Alberta requires a positive air shut off valve, and Transport Canada requires any vehicle carrying class 2 or 3 chemicals to have an RPM controlled positive air shut off valve at the risk of a hefty fine. The ShockerPASS is designed to fit within all Canadian safety standards! Whether you’re purchasing a device for the US or Canada, Headwind Solutions will be able to fit your needs.
Don’t cut corners when it comes to safety. Get the best available positive air shut off valve to avoid diesel engine runaway, today.