slip ring


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slip ring

[′slip ‚riŋ]
(electricity)
A conductive rotating ring which, in combination with a stationary brush, provides a continuous electrical connection between rotating and stationary conductors; used in electric rotating machinery, synchros, gyroscopes, and scanning radar antennas.
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According to QYR, Europe Slip Ring market, the largest consumption market, will be about 304.3 million USD in 2016.
Figure 12 depicts the structure of the slip ring system designed for the eMAT The slip ring system is constructed to partially fit inside the winding rotor, allowing the overall length of the eMAT to be shortened.
This system dispenses with strain gauges of any kind, as well as shaft-mounted electronics and the need for slip rings or telemetry.
Other features of the slip rings include a compact size and maintenence-free operation.
If the alternator field is shorted or the brush slip rings are badly damaged or built up with carbon and oil, the alternator could well be the cause of the regulator failure.
DTS (Seal Beach, CA) has announced a product that eliminates the need for slip rings and telemetry.
With no excitation power, slip rings or excitation control systems, the turbine has a capacity of 2.3 megawatts, and a rotor diameter of 113 metres.
The mold is painted with a new nano-particle conductive coating that receives current via slip rings that carry the power to the mold.
This is measured by a TorqSense non-contact sensor that offers the development team the great advantage of not requiring complex and delicate slip rings, making the mixer easier to build (and rebuild between trials) and far more robust in operation.
To reduce costs, Hobson asked MKE to use the new drive with the existing motor with its slip rings linked out, rather than replacing the motor.
It features a multi heater cartridge design and dual slip rings separate from the heater assembly.