Power Bytes

PM vs IE Alternators and What You Need To Know

August 17, 2020 Caterpillar Inc. Season 1 Episode 12
Power Bytes
PM vs IE Alternators and What You Need To Know
Show Notes

Caterpillar has recently published a white paper on the subject titled :  CAT® INTERNALLY EXCITED (IE) ALTERNATORS.  

Joining us today from his home in Northern Ireland via the Cat Electric Power Hotline is the paper's author - Roger Rosborough.  Roger has a Masters and PhD in Engineering from Queens University in Belfast N. Ireland and has16 years experience with Caterpillar working in Mechanical Design, the Technology department developing cooling systems and most recently as a Marketing  Industry Consultant.

Today we'll be discussing why, in most cases, Cat's IE alternator should be given equal consideration to most PM alternators.