Balmar 96-Series (48V) Alternators

Features

Large Frame Alternators
Designed for Mid-Duty Cycle Applications

  • 60A (2.9kW) and 100A (4.8kW) at 48 Volts!
  • Industry Best Turn-on Thresholds
  • Low Power Take-Off at Idle Speeed
  • Designed for External Regulation
  • Works with the New Balmar MC-620 Regulator
  • Ideal for 48V Lithium Battery Banks

New 96-Series Alternators from Balmar establish a new standard for emerging 48V battery banks and inverter systems.

When paired with the New MC-620 Regulator, now you can combine the advantages of Balmar’s legendary multi-stage regulation capability in a 48V charging system.  Offered in two power packages of 60A and 100A, these high power alternators provide 2.9 kW and 4.8 kW of charging power, respectively.

48V systems fill the need for ever-increasing power requirements from DC battery systems.  DC air conditioning and cooking, for example can stretch 12V systems beyond practical application.  the benefits of a 48V system include much more efficient components such as chargers and inverters, manageable cable sizes, and of course higher output alternators in reasonable package sizes.  Lithium batteries can be charged at very high rates, so a 48V system can accomplish this in a cost effective way.  With much lower cut-in speeds than the competition (1,325 RPM for 60A, 2,200 RPM for 100A) the 96-Series makes more power at lower RPM, thereby limiting the need for complex pulley schemes or over-throttling the engine at idle.

For lithium battery applications, the MC-620 regulator will disable charging for battery temperatures at or below 0oC (32oF).  The MC-TS-A and MC-TS-B temperature sensors are both required for lithium battery charging.

Included in the 96-Series alternator family are:

60-amp/48-volt

100-amp/48-volt

Specifications

B-96-48-60-K6Alternator, 96 Series, 60a, 48v, SaddleMT, 4in, K6,
B-96-48-60-K6-IGAlternator, 96 Series, 60a, 48v, SaddleMT, 4in, K6, IsoGrd
B-96-48-100-K8Alternator, 96 Series, 100a, 48v, SaddleMT, 4in, K8,
B-96-48-60-K8-IGAlternator, 96 Series, 100a, 48v, SaddleMT, 4in, K8, IsoGrd