slip ring for wind turbines

  • Does UEA Manufacture Slip Rings for the Wind Turbine Aftermarket?

    posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018

    United Equipment Accessories is known for our custom wind turbine slip rings, but what may not be well known, that has become an important part of our business, is that we replace aftermarket existing slip rings.

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  • How to Keep Your Turbine Spinning

    posted on Monday, March 5, 2018

    The design and manufacturing of a slip ring component is imperative to the overall function and efficiency of a wind turbine.When a slip ring fails, power and communication data cannot pass through to pitch mechanisms, and other controls in the hub and top box; this can cause a wind turbine to shut down. This is also why manufacturers have devoted a great deal of engineering and research to developing wind turbine slip rings that last longer, and require less maintenance.

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  • Climbing a Megawatt Turbine, One Foot After Another

    posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2016

    In no slip ring application is reliability more important than in wind turbines.  Recently I had the opportunity to make the climb up a Megawatt wind turbine in order to diagnose a slip ring assembly.

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  • When Lightning Strikes

    posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    UEA has happily been providing slip ring assemblies for the wind turbine industry for the past nine years. There are many advantages to wind turbines, mainly the clean renewable energy they provide.

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  • UEA Hydro-Electric Swivels

    posted on Friday, November 2, 2012

    As the wind energy industry continues to move forward and grow, United Equipment Accessories has been increasing efforts to expand our capabilities. Recently UEA has developed our own hydraulic swivel line, which is a great product to accent our slip rings in the wind and other industries.

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