slip rings

  • What is UEA's Return Process?

    posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    At United Equipment Accessories (UEA), product returns aren't necessarily a bad thing. Many times we receive slip rings back for refurbishment that have been functioning in the field for 20+ years.

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  • Small Component, Big Reliability

    posted on Monday, April 2, 2018

    Fiber optic rotary joints are being considered more and more as a replacement for conventional precious metal contacts in wind turbines.

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  • 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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  • Protecting Against Corrosion with Alodine

    posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    One of the fastest, simplest, and most cost-effective ways we can provide extra protection to our assemblies is by using alodine, a special coating for aluminum and other non-ferrous alloys, to protect against corrosion.

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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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