slip ring maintenance

  • Setting a Higher Standard

    posted on Thursday, May 10, 2018

    United Equipment Accessories' name has become synonymous with quality slip rings for the wind industry. The charge to our Research and Development (R&D) staff is to always do better and perform at the next higher level. To that end we are always researching and testing for a higher level of brush performance in our slip rings. The sliding contacts that transfer power and data from the stationary to rotating member in pitch control systems need to last as long as possible.

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  • Does UEA Manufacture Slip Rings for the Wind Turbine Aftermarket?

    posted on Thursday, March 15, 2018

    United Equipment Accessories is known for our custom wind turbine slip rings, but what may not be well known, that has become an important part of our business, is that we replace aftermarket existing slip rings.

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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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  • 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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