Power Systems Service

When Failure is Not an Option… Reliability Counts

When you partner with Altorfer Power Systems, we provide you with reliable equipment management solutions to keep your power systems running at peak efficiency – regardless of make or manufacturer.

Caterpillar products are a combination of advanced engineering, skilled manufacturing, and the finest materials metallurgical science can select. Thousands of satisfying, economical working hours are built into each engine.

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Maintenance

Whether or not the owner derives the maximum of service from their engine, depends largely on the care exercised in its operation and maintenance. Caterpillar operation and maintenance manuals provide essential information regarding the day-to-day operation, lubrication, and adjustment of the machine. Careful adherence to these instructions will result in assured economy.

Click here to be directed to Altorfer’s Electric Power Advisor website. Here you will find operation and maintenance tips from Caterpillar.

Click here to read the Top Ten Reasons Why Your Power System May Leave You in the Dark, written by Altorfer engine experts.

Service

Valve AdjustmentMany Caterpillar owners depend upon the expertise of their dealer for service. This practice is recommended because Caterpillar dealers have stocks of genuine Caterpillar parts and are equipped with tools designed and built by Caterpillar. Altorfer technicians are factory-trained and are kept closely informed by the factory regarding advanced methods of servicing Caterpillar products – thus, in all ways they are equipped to render the best possible service. Additionally, Altorfer offers custom long-term maintenance agreements to complement your overall maintenance strategy.

Altorfer sets the standard for parts availability and service support – from an extensive parts inventory to preventive maintenance, diagnostics, emergency service and rental equipment – all backed by highly skilled factory-trained technicians who can anticipate your needs.

We are your power generation service and parts provider for:

  • Electric Power Service
  • ATS / UPS / Switchgear Service
  • Industrial Engine Service
  • Marine Engine Service

 

Facilities

Altorfer has state of the art facilities with top of the line equipment to perform repairs and services beyond the scope of normal maintenance.  Our engine shops are capable of providing a quick turnaround on high-quality major overhauls to suit your needs. Altorfer’s electrical testing services help take care of other equipment beyond your engine-generator, such as transfer switches, switchgear, and other control devices.

Altorfer Power Systems is your single, convenient point of contact with the largest number of factory trained power generation technicians northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. Our technicians:

  • Are available and dispatched 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Are factory trained
  • Average 40 hours of training per year to keep current with new technology and safety
  • Are qualified to service all major brands of equipment

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