New Prestolite® LoadHandler™ Dual Internal Fan Alternators Available for Refrigeration Applications

New Product Family Delivers Value, Solutions-Driven
Options to Critical Performance Markets

Novi, Michigan, December 20, 2016… The new LoadHandler™ starter and alternator line – a value- and solutions-driven line of rotating electrical products – now offers a reliable alternator offering for the refrigeration 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.

New Prestolite 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,” said 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.

Loadhandler™ Alternators – Refrigeration Units (High Amp, Dual Internal Fans)

  • 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

The LoadHandler value-driven product line includes 100-percent new starters and alternators for on- and off-highway trucks, refrigeration trucks, school and city buses, heavy duty equipment, light trucks and other uses. Each drop-in replacement LoadHandler product features application-specific technology to help ensure durability and performance in a wide array of operating environments.

To learn more about these and other Prestolite LoadHandler products, please contact your Prestolite Electric/Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems representative, email or visit

About Prestolite Electric, Inc.

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 has received certificates of registration to the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management systems.

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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