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Replaceable alternator rotor windings

  1. Dec 2, 2014 #1
    Has anyone ever heard of a rotor winding that can be interchanged with different shaft lengths? I'm trying to find a way to create a 3-phase alternator with a through shaft to attach pulleys on each end.
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    I sure haven't. Could you thread the existing shaft and connect extensions with sleeves?
  4. Dec 2, 2014 #3
    probably have to custom machine it and then have it wound. any decent machine shop could produce it. how would you mount the alternator? this might be another problem. most alternators are the tension on belts attached to them dual sided belts would make keeping the tension problematic.
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2014
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