Highest Output Alternators Available – 24 Volt Systems

24 Volt high output alternators are required on vehicles and equipment with heavy electrical demands. Compare your options here. Why do you need a High Output Alternator? OEM’s (original equipment manufacturer) spec alternators based on the load demands that they calculate will be required on the vehicle or equipment that they are manufacturing. Modifications to … Continue reading Highest Output Alternators Available – 24 Volt Systems

Reduce Road Side Service Calls with these Two Parts

Part of working well is working well together. Using parts that compliment each other reduces road side service calls and removes unnecessary cost and frustration. This post spotlights two parts we’ve previously covered, the Monster OAD™ Decoupler Pulley and the Almott 25AT Series Alternator, and focuses on how they work better together. The Monster OAD™ Decoupler … Continue reading Reduce Road Side Service Calls with these Two Parts

How to Build a High Output Alternator

If you need to build a high output alternator, take a few lessons from Almott. The manufacturer has built a high efficiency alternator by making a few key adjustments to the P450 model. Almott provides a better design with lowered mechanical stress and thermal stress, with increased electromagnetic field strength. The result is improved performance … Continue reading How to Build a High Output Alternator

Benefits of a Brushless Alternator

The alternator in your vehicle or machinery has an extremely important job to do. Without it, your battery wouldn’t be able to do its job correctly. At Leech-Neville, innovation is key, and that’s why they designed an alternator that is lighter, stronger and lasts longer than standard alternators. What makes the IdlePro Extreme Series Alternator … Continue reading Benefits of a Brushless Alternator

The Nitty Gritty of Noise Suppression

Typically alternators have an unfortunate side effect: excess noise creation from ripple voltage. There is inherent noise creation in any alternator, as it switches alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC). It’s not possible to completely suppress the alternating waveform, so you can always expect some variation in the direct current. However, a few factors … Continue reading The Nitty Gritty of Noise Suppression

Prolong the life of your engine with a Monster OAD™ Decoupler Pulley

An Overrunning Alternator Decoupler or OAD has been used in the automotive industry for twenty years. But the Monster OAD™ Decoupler Pulley (keyed and splined), by Litens is new. Designed specifically for buses and a first for the transit industry, this part reduces the number of unexpected bus breakdowns caused by premature engine failure. This component … Continue reading Prolong the life of your engine with a Monster OAD™ Decoupler Pulley

Keeping your passengers warm through the coming winter

Your passengers are your customers. Repeat customers are the center of every business, and yours is no different. Keeping your passengers warm in the winter is one of the best ways to turn them into repeat customers. It’s particularly important when you have ambitious ridership numbers to maintain month over month. That means reliable equipment … Continue reading Keeping your passengers warm through the coming winter

Maintenance for the complete refrigerated trailer

  Refrigerated trailers, or reefer trailers, transport temperature-sensitive freight all over the world. A reefer trailer has the capacity to transport all sorts of temperature sensitive goods in a variety of environmental conditions, including: Food Pharmaceuticals Antiques Art Chemicals Because these trailers deliver important, temperature sensitive goods, maintenance is incredibly important. An equipment failure can … Continue reading Maintenance for the complete refrigerated trailer