NOVI, Mich. — Literally from farm to truck to table, Prestolite Electric helps keep the food chain moving through a complete line of Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems starters and alternators that are engineered specifically to meet the needs of the trucks and equipment that keep farms operating everywhere.
The product line now includes new IdlePro Extreme® 12V 325-amp alternators and classic Leece-Neville Heritage Series™ 8SC alternators – both designs deliver consistent, reliable power to trucks and equipment working in these commonly dusty, dirty environments. These latest products add to the breadth and coverage of Leece-Neville products for these markets that include PowerPro 7.5 and PowerPro Extreme 12 starters and a full line of IdlePro Extreme 12V and 24V high-output brushless alternators.
“We’re here to help keep farms and agricultural operations running and the hard-working equipment and vehicles in these severe-service environments working,” said Jonathan Smith, assistant director of sales and marketing, Prestolite. “No matter how demanding the day, the IdlePro Extreme and 8SC alternators and PowerPro starter offering deliver the performance you need to maximize productivity in even the most demanding conditions.”
The latest IdlePro Extreme 12V 325-amp alternators – ideal for farming equipment applications – offer top performance and reliability in the most extreme and challenging environments. The new virtually maintenance-free, lightweight IdlePro Extreme 12V alternators are engineered to deliver industry-best output at low-engine speeds.
This latest brushless IdlePro Extreme alternator features an array of advanced technologies designed to improve battery life, increase reliability and minimize downtime in vehicles that power a high number of electrical draws (like air conditioning or special add-on equipment) at low-engine speeds. IdlePro Extreme alternators operate at minimum of 63 percent output of unit’s rated maximum output at engine idle speed* to provide efficient, battery-saving performance. Other IdlePro Extreme alternators configurations include 12V 220-, 240-, 280-, 350-, and 420-amps of service units and 24V 250- and 275-amps of service units.
Leece-Neville Heritage Series 8SC alternators – a proven design that has earned a reputation for reliability and performance – are assembled in America and offer 12V, 160- and 185- amps of service or 24V, 100-, 150- and 175-amps of service to the farm and agriculture markets. These application-specific units provide exceptional service life at a single RPM, a common working condition for farm trucks and equipment. The 8SC is offered in a convenient J-180 dual foot mount that includes a solid rectifier frame – with and without advanced avalanche diodes – welded connections; insulated two- or three-wire system for simplified installation and service; built-in load dump protected regulator with solid state circuitry and external adjustment; and optional trash screens for protection against foreign particles.
PowerPro® 7.5 and PowerPro Extreme® 12 starters complete the agriculture offering with high-torque, high-power designs that are engineered to deliver starting power to 12L to 40L engines. Each starter offers a host of features application engineered to help reduce operating and maintenance costs and increase vehicle uptime.
The PowerPro 7.5 starter for medium and heavy duty engines up to 14L are 24V 7.5kW starting power and weigh less than 29 pounds. Each unit includes Integral Magnetic Switch (IMS) / Soft Start Relay technology, a rotatable flange (optional) and sealed noseless design.
The PowerPro Extreme 12 starter for extreme-use heavy equipment, including Case, Caterpillar, Cummins, Hitachi, John Deere, Komatsu and MTU applications. These units offer 24V 10.5kW starting power and weigh only 36 pounds, plus offer a convenient -40° C to 125° C ambient operating range applicable for either wet or dry clutch operations, a rotatable flange with radial bell housing seal and a high-torque, planetary gear reduced design.
To learn more about these and other Leece-Neville products, please contact your Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems representative, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.idleproextreme.com, www.prestolite.com or www.powerprostarters.com. For technical support, call 844-492-4062.
About Prestolite Electric Incorporated
The Prestolite and Leece-Neville product line includes high-output alternators and gear reduction starter motors for on- and off-highway trucks, military applications, mining vehicles, school and city buses, motor coaches and other uses. The company maintains certificates of registration to the IATF16949 Quality Management and ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management systems.
Prestolite is a division of Broad-Ocean Motors, a global supplier of high-tech, high-quality electric motors, alternators, and starters to multiple markets, including appliance, HVAC, and passenger and commercial vehicles. Prestolite eDrive Systems, a Broad-Ocean Motors Electric Vehicle Business Group, designs and manufactures rotating electric products for the commercial vehicle, bus and medium-duty markets.
* Certain models
— Prestolite Electric Incorporated
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