slip ring design

  • Modifying Specifications to Minimize Lead Times and Save Costs

    posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    UEA will always try to obtain the specified parts per the customer request. However, when we run into obstacles with lead time and cost we rely on our vast knowledge and experience in building and wiring slip rings to make suggestions for substitute parts that will meet the necessary requirements while saving valuable time and money.

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  • Does UEA Field Test?

    posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    There's a common phrase in the product testing industry: verification vs. validation. IEEE defines verification as the evaluation of whether or not a product…complies with a regulation, requirement, specification or imposed condition. IEEE defines validation as the assurance that a product, service, or system meets the needs of the customer and other identified stakeholders.

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  • UEA Slip Ring Cover Options

    posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    A variety of covers are available for UEA slip rings in several bore sizes. UEA engineers can assist customers by recommending material, size, and shape and by designing covers for customized slip ring applications.

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  • Why We Use Redundant Circuits

    posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Some things are better left really some things are. For example the first slip ring assemblies UEA manufactured back in 1961, 56 years ago, had redundant contacts and that still holds true today. UEA uses a double pivot two-brush assembly with a common spring applying the force needed to maintain a high contact pressure.

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  • Reducing Slip Ring Enclosure Size

    posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    Recently, some of our customers have been asking, “What can be done to reduce the overall height in our S15A series slip rings?” Typically these slip rings are designed to mount above or below our customer's existing hydraulic swivel.

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