slip ring design

  • 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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  • Customer Service Expanding at UEA

    posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017

    At UEA we take great pride in our customer service department. While we have a specific department for customer service we also recognize every employee is part of our customer service team. With increased business and the addition of our hydraulic swivel line, the need to expand this department has been identified.

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  • Modifying Specifications to Minimize Lead Times and Save Costs

    posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    UEA will always try to obtain the specified parts per the customer request. However, when we run into obstacles with lead time and cost we rely on our vast knowledge and experience in building and wiring slip rings to make suggestions for substitute parts that will meet the necessary requirements while saving valuable time and money.

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  • Does UEA Field Test?

    posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    There's a common phrase in the product testing industry: verification vs. validation. IEEE defines verification as the evaluation of whether or not a product…complies with a regulation, requirement, specification or imposed condition. IEEE defines validation as the assurance that a product, service, or system meets the needs of the customer and other identified stakeholders.

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  • UEA Slip Ring Cover Options

    posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    A variety of covers are available for UEA slip rings in several bore sizes. UEA engineers can assist customers by recommending material, size, and shape and by designing covers for customized slip ring applications.

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