Category Archives: Alternator Topics

Introducing the Absolute Best Air-Cooled Alternative to Oil-Cooled Alternators

The Delco 24volt 270amp 50DN oil-cooled alternator was originally designed in the 60’s and has been a workhorse in the transit bus & coach industries going on 60 years. Tried and proven though outdated, versus the new technologies available today. Almott is also an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and has an air-cooled 25AT-350 Series of alternators to replace the Oil-Cooled 50DN … Continue reading Introducing the Absolute Best Air-Cooled Alternative to Oil-Cooled Alternators

All You need to Know About 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 All You need to Know About 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