How Much Do Slip Rings Used in Wind Turbines Typically Cost?

A wind turbine converts kinetic energy into electrical energy by using the wind to turn a set of rotor blades around a central axis. This design requires a slip ring, which transmits an electrical current from a stationary to a rotating structure. The slip rings used in wind turbines are typically customized for each turbine,… [Read More]

Custom Slip Rings For the Wind Industry

Wind turbines, formerly called windmills, work by converting energy from wind into mechanical power. This energy can be used to power homes, schools, office buildings and more or used to complete a task such as pumping water from a well. It can fully power or supplement, conventional forms of energy. Benefits Include: Wind is a… [Read More]

How Much Do Slip Rings Typically Cost?

Nearly every industry uses slip rings, and many companies within those industries do as well. Slip rings are integral pieces of equipment without which much of our heavy machinery and mechanical and electronic devices wouldn’t work. A slip ring is an electro-mechanical device or piece of equipment that works within machinery and transfers power and… [Read More]

How Do Fiber Optic Rotary Joints Work?

In this modern world, the term fiber optic is pretty common.  From telecommunications to video, industrial, and military applications, fiber optics are everywhere.  They work by using light to carry high volumes of data faster and with more capacity than could previously be done with copper wire. When a Fiber Optic Cable Has to Rotate… [Read More]

Slip Rings In Action: A BGB Video

BGB Technology manufactures custom precision, quality, cost efficient slip rings and assemblies for industries including crane and construction, wind, medical, rotary doors and more. While slip rings may seem unassuming or not garner much attention in daily conversation, what they accomplish is nothing short of astounding. In fact, without slip rings much of the world… [Read More]

What’s Included in a Slip Ring Assembly?

Procurement specialists, regardless the industry, often have to make purchasing decisions about slip rings. Slip rings are found in heavy machinery, assembly lines, generators and many other types of industrial equipment. They’re found in wind turbines, radar and antenna dishes, and cable reels. They’re even used on theater stages and in surveillance and Closed Circuit Television… [Read More]

BGB Is Hiring A Wind O&M Sales Representative

BGB Technology is a global manufacturer of products sold into the wind turbine market. Those products include: generator slip rings and brush assemblies, pitch and hub control slip rings, shaft grounding and lightning suppression systems, and fiber optic rotary joints. With an ever-growing wind O&M market, BGB Technology is interested in developing significant sales growth… [Read More]

What Is A Slip Ring?

A slip ring is used when a machine or device needs to supply power, or a signal, but also rotate at the same time.  It ensures the current from a stationary wire keeps contact with the wire that needs to turn or rotate. Anything from amusement park rides, CT scan machines, closed circuit TV cameras,… [Read More]

How Wind Power Helps The US Economy

Wind turbines, formerly called windmills, work by converting energy from wind into mechanical power. This energy can be used to power homes, schools, office buildings and more or used to complete a task such as pumping water from a well. It can fully power, or supplement, conventional forms of energy.  And the wind industry supports… [Read More]

BGB At AWEA Windpower Conference May 22-25, 2017

BGB Technology is invested in the wind industry providing a variety of slip rings to power wind turbines and excited to join the 2017 AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition in booth 3704. This cutting edge event, held in Anaheim, CA May 22-25th is the largest annual wind energy conference in North America. Features top-tier speakers,… [Read More]

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