Welcome to the Modern Age....Alternators
The car manufacturers had been working on a new type of charging system for a number of . alternator has the ability to recharge the battery at idle and low rpm. . rpm whereas the alternator requires a minimum of 1200-rpm engine speed .
Can I use an alternator from an old car to generate power from a ...
Feb 8, 2009 . First of all the car alternator is designed to turn at 3000 rpm to generate it's full power, such speeds are impossible with windmills, you will be .
Convert a lawn mower into a generator!
And, when the RPM drops below a preset speed the output stops. . In some cases, you might need to throttle through this minimum RPM range to insure that the . We have found that the Automotive V-belt used on a standard alternator is not .
Assemblying the Axial-Flux Alternator
An automobile alternator rotates at ten times that speed, at 5000 rpm or more, which means that the parts for automotive alternators must be a hundred times .
Retrofitting a Car Alternator for Low-Speed Power Generation
Table 6-28: Open-Circuit Test at a Speed of 813.7 rpm . . car alternator to operate as a low speed generator for wind or hydro power generation. A Toyota car alternator . The average minimal cost of a low-speed generator is 100 dollars .