New fan alternators for refrigerated applications

Updated Dec 22, 2016

Prestolite says its new LoadHandler starter and alternator line offers a reliable alternator offering for the refrigeration truck market.

LoadHandler refrigeration alternators withstand the day-to-day rigors of the multi-temp, multi-stop cold chain truck, providing uncompromised cooling capabilities and high-efficiency/high-output performance, the company says.

Prestolite says its electric LoadHandler starters and alternators will be released in coming months for additional markets such as light-duty commercial vehicles, construction equipment, emergency vehicles, transit buses, and more.

“When it comes to protecting temperature-sensitive freight, LoadHandler alternators can help reduce operating costs through reliable performance,” says Jonathan Smith, assistant director, aftermarket sales and marketing, Prestolite Electric. “Reliability matters and LoadHandler alternators can perform in this performance-critical market.”

LoadHandler alternators include a dual internal fan design, that helps maintain optimum bearing temperatures and minimize heat damage. The new alternators are available for Carrier Transicold refrigeration units utilizing Kubota and other engines.  

Prestolite says features of the Loadhandler Alternators – Refrigeration Units (High Amp, Dual Internal Fans) include:  

  • 12V: 70- and 105-amp outputs
  • Drop-in replacement
  • 100-percent new units with no core
  • Dual internal fan design
  • Reliable power source for performance-critical applications
  • Heavy duty housing design
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