slip ring applications

  • 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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  • Forestry Application

    posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    When Southstar Equipment devised a full-rotation multi-tree processor, they needed to set the new logging attachment apart from the others on the market. A 360-degree rotating head and the ability to accurately process multiple trees at once helped Southstar do just that.

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  • Sometimes You Just Have to Be There

    posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    A recent visit to a long-time UEA customer reminded us that sometimes you just need to be there. Over the course of a few years, a UEA customer had noted or reported from end customers of ‘water-intrusion' problems.

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  • Slip Ring Options for Everyone

    posted on Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    If you're in the market for a new slip ring the number of circuits, circuit ratings and harness connections are all important things to take into account, but the environment that the slip ring will be working in is also an important thing to consider.

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