Prestolite Electric expands Leece-Neville IdlePro alternator series

Prestolite Electric expands Leece-Neville IdlePro alternator series

Prestolite Electric has announced the expansion of the Leece-Neville IdlePro alternator series—a new offering of heavy-duty alternators that deliver industry-best output at low engine speeds—to include a 24-volt 120- and 180-amp output dual internal fan design.

The new IdlePro 24-volt 120- and 180-amp high-efficiency/high-output alternators are ideal for high-heat, high-performance heavy-duty vehicle applications.

“This is an exciting addition to our IdlePro product line,” said Jonathan Smith, assistant director, aftermarket sales and marketing, Prestolite Electric. “The new 24-volt IdlePro alternators have the potential to extend service life, increase vehicle uptime and improve performance by enhancing the electrical system.”

Other key features of the new alternators are heavy-duty bearings for high belt loads and intelligent multifunction regulators with load share capability for multiple alternator use. The new alternators were designed for MAN, Scania, CAT, Cummins, Volvo and many other OE manufacturers engines.

Other features of the IdlePro alternator design include:

•J-180, swing, lug, pad and spool mounts

•Minimum of 70% output of unit’s rated maximum output at engine idle speed in certain applications

•Remote sense capability

•125° C, –40° C ratings

•Heavy-duty housing design

•eCoated for corrosion resistance

Prestolite is a division of Broad-Ocean Motors, a global supplier of high-tech, high-quality motors, alternators, and starters to multiple markets, including appliance, air handling and commercial transportation.

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