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Alternators & Starters Spotlight

Posted by Carly Wallace

Feb 2, 2016 4:33:10 PM

 2016 is in full swing here at ACTParts and in the New Year we have decided to spotlight some of our best products month by month. As you may have noticed, this month we have focused our attention on our well stocked group of alternators and starters. Over the last few weeks we have been receiving some really great questions about our alternators and starters that we believe will be beneficial for all of you to hear the answers to.

Why is it important to use high quality components? Such as heavy duty regulators, high quality bearings, and high temperature grease.

 Standard duty regulators and bearings are prone to premature failure. Bearings not assembled with high temperature grease can cause poor lubrication and bearing failure. In some cases, lower quality bearing grease will liquefy and leak away from the bearing.

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Topics: Aftermarket Parts, Heavy Equipment, Earthmoving Equipment, Alternators, Starters, Electric

CGR Ghinassi Pumps

Posted by Carly Wallace

Oct 13, 2015 3:24:51 PM

Seventy three years ago the United States was signing an agreement with Japan that ended WWII. Franklin D. Roosevelt passed away during his unprecedented fourth term as president. The Detroit Tigers won the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. Sylvester the Cat made his first television debut. The first ball point pen went on sale for $12.50. And, amidst it all, CGR Ghinassi was honing their skills in the worldwide spare parts market.

As the years have gone by it is probably safe to say that everyone has learned a thing or two since 1945. CGR Ghinassi is no exception. They have spent the last seventy years perfecting their workmanship and achieving superior quality in their aftermarket products. They cover the entire production chain, all the way from the foundry to the finished product. In the last seventy years their knowledge of spare parts for earth-moving equipment is unrivaled.

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Topics: Aftermarket Parts, Heavy Equipment, Pumps, Earthmoving Equipment