slip rings

  • The Shop Floor Shuffle

    posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Have you ever arrived home to find that the furniture has been moved around or you have been asked to help move things to different positions? The purpose may be to achieve a new look, or to improve the flow through a room, and on occasion, to make room for a new arrival. Here at United Equipment Accessories (UEA), the move request is in full motion for our shop floor.

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  • 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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  • Custom Solution for Crane Slip Ring Cover

    posted on Thursday, May 3, 2018

    United Equipment Accessories (UEA) recently designed a new and improved slip ring for cranes. This new design needed to fit a crane that had limited space to remove the standard spun aluminum cover and also maintain the customer's sealing requirements for a wash down environment. UEA's standard wraparound aluminum cover would not meet the challenge at hand, so we designed a new custom solution.

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  • How to extend slip-ring life in wind turbines

    posted on Sunday, April 29, 2018

    A healthy wind turbine is a productive turbine, one that can improve a wind owner's ROI. However, even the smallest components can impact a turbine's overall efficiency if damaged or overworked. Proper maintenance and design of turbine components are vital to keeping a wind farm running reliably, and avoiding unscheduled repairs or costly replacements.

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  • What is UEA's Return Process?

    posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    At United Equipment Accessories (UEA), product returns aren't necessarily a bad thing. Many times we receive slip rings back for refurbishment that have been functioning in the field for 20+ years.

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