wind turbines

  • Small Slip Rings are a Big Deal

    posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    When most people think of wind turbines, bigger components like motors and blades immediately come to mind. Smaller components, on the other hand, are often overlooked. However, it's those small components that can make or break a system.

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  • 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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  • Slip Ring Maintenance

    posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

    Depending on the type of application, some maintenance may be needed on slip rings. It all depends on the number of rotations and/or the environment the slip ring is in.

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  • Above & Beyond Customer Service

    posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    I recently returned from a trip to China where I assisted in installing a few prototype slip rings in wind turbines. This was not my first turbine climb, but it was my first climb in China, and was an educational experience.

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