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an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)

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The division develops and manufactures starters and alternators for passenger cars and commercial vehicles which help reduce fuel consumption, for example as part of the start-stop system.
Alternator manufacturer Stamford has launched two new products at the Middle East Electricity exhibition being held in Dubai.
After troubleshooting with manufacturer's service department, unit shorted internally, which the manufacturer would not warranty because they said the alternator was at fault.
Once the battery does its job starting the engine, a healthy alternator keeps it charged, while powering the electrical system even at low engine RPM.
The four major components include a vehicle alternator with a built-in voltage regulator, a General Motors (GM) fan and clutch assembly (I used one from a 1988 GM 350 motor), a tower or pole on which to mount the generator (15 feet of used 2-inch tubing cost me $20), and the metal to build a bracket for mounting the generator on the tower or pole.
This is the latest move in an ongoing expansion of MEAA's North American market, the company said and added that MEAA began producing these alternators at its plant in Mason, Ohio, in 2014 and the new additions will increase the production capacity for core parts used in these alternators.
Using our alternator example, If Industry developed new, low-friction bearings for the alternator (thereby reducing fuel consumption), how would the PM desire to take advantage of this new technology* The choice--buy new alternators or buy new bearings and rebuild the existing alternators with government assets--will determine what technical data are required to be delivered to enable the desired upgrade approach.
The alternators can fail, causing the 3.6-liter V6 engines to stall unexpectedly.
The primary raw materials used in LT AC brushless alternators are copper and steel.
Toyota has commissioned an automotive alternator maker in Japan to accept Actron's product samples, Lu said, and Toyota will immediately adopt Actron's parts when samples are certified.
"The Power 450 is effectively four alternators in one," said Mark Bader, EMP's director of new products and a technical engineering manager.
A LOW-COST and compact alternative to conventional alternators will help reduce car emissions from next year.
Kariya, Nov 7, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - DENSO Corporation today announced that it will consolidate its manufacturing operations of starters and alternators in Europe to DENSO Manufacturing Italia S.p.A.
This focuses on such things as alternators, batteries, architectures, converters, pumps, compressors, etc.