Category Archives: Alternator Topics

The History of Delco Remy and Remy International

Elreg Distributors has been associated with Delco for generations, creating a lasting relationship that builds quality products. In order to continue to build innovative products, we must look at our history for guidance. The Evolution From Delco To Remy International The Delco brand is associated with powertrain, drivetrain and electrical products for original-equipment manufacturers (OEM) … Continue reading The History of Delco Remy and Remy International

C. E. Niehoff Company Profile

Elreg Distributors has partnered with C.E. Niehoff for many years and we are proud to carry their products for many reasons, one being their quality reputation. Niehoff alternators are known for their high-efficiency and fuel-saving features that make them the premier choice for demanding industries. Let’s take a look at the advantages of Niehoff alternators … Continue reading C. E. Niehoff Company Profile

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

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 Leece-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

Oil-Cooled Alternators are No Longer Practical – Switch to Air-Cooled

Oil-Cooled Alternators are No Longer Practical – Switch to Air-Cooled Almott is an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and just introduced its 25AT-350 Series of alternators to replace Oil-Cooled 50DN alternators. These 24-volt 350-amp alternators are an environmentally friendly alternative that provides higher output than the 270-amp oil-cooled 50DN. There are huge benefits and cost savings to be … Continue reading Oil-Cooled Alternators are No Longer Practical – Switch to Air-Cooled

School Bus Alternators | Reliable OE Parts for Vehicles that Can’t Break Down

Reliable OE Parts for School Buses and Other Vehicles that Can’t Break Down Families entrust the safety of their children to school bus owners and operators. A broken down school bus causes uproar in a community, and leads to a negative public image and loss of trust in your school bus operation. Profit margins are … Continue reading School Bus Alternators | Reliable OE Parts for Vehicles that Can’t Break Down