wind turbine slip rings

  • Trends in Wind Turbine Slip Rings

    posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Over the past 15 years or so we have seen a wide variety of technology changes in wind turbines and the slip rings they use. One of the most evident is the change in the speed and amount of data being transferred through the hub slip ring.

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  • Slip Ring Reliability

    posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Read about a few helpful ideas for increasing the life of slip rings.

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  • AWEA Windpower 2016 Convention and Exhibition

    posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    As the American Wind Energy Association's 2016 Windpower convention approaches, UEA is starting to finalize the preparations required to exhibit during the show.  This year AWEA is being held in New Orleans for the first time, on May 23rd-26th.

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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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  • 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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