slip ring design

  • What Circuit Options does UEA Offer for the 6.0”-8.0” Bore Size?

    posted on Monday, March 11, 2019

    In our 6.0”-8.0” bore slip ring series, a wide variety of circuits are available depending on the customer's requirements.

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  • What New Milling Capabilities Does UEA Have?

    posted on Friday, March 1, 2019

    At United Equipment Accessories (UEA), we have been working on implementing a new DMG Mori NVX7000 3-axis mill. This mill will be used primarily for our slip ring and hydraulics lines.

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  • Expanding Product Lines

    posted on Friday, January 4, 2019

    There are different ways in which United Equipment Accessories (UEA) determines the need to expand our offerings and products. It could be multiple requests from many customers or one customer, or a need that we have identified. We are excited to announce that we will soon be offering a 2.0” bore slip ring. We are in the final stages of development and will be able to add this new custom slip ring to our product list soon.

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  • 3D Printer Adds New Dimension to Tooling

    posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    The United Equipment Accessories engineering department recently added a 3D printer to our toolbox. The initial purpose of this printer was to allow our engineers a way to rapidly produce prototype parts and assemblies to speed design. As we became more familiar with capabilities and features of the 3D printer, another opportunity emerged.

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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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