Sunday, February 16, 2014

7 Factors to Consider When Installing a Power Inverter

January 2014, Work Truck - Feature
by Xantrex Industry Education Team
 
Power inverters — the devices that convert standard battery power (DC) to household power (AC) — are becoming more commonplace in the trucking industry. Depending on who you ask, it’s to the delight or chagrin of fleet and maintenance managers who often have a love-hate relationship with inverters.

“Inverters have always been a magnet of controversy,” said Steve Carlson, OEM sales manager for Xantrex, a supplier of inverters. “Fleets know drivers love them, as they provide an extra measure of creature comfort that helps with driver retention. But, they can be nervous about inverters and their potential to damage the truck’s electrical system.”

See the full article here: 7 Factors to Consider When Installing a Power Inverter

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