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]

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]

BGB Technology at ConExpo Las Vegas 2017

ConExpo only happens every three years and is the place for see the latest in new construction technology, innovative products, equipment and services from the best in the industry.  This year’s event takes place Tuesday, March 7 through Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. ConExpo is recognized worldwide as the most… [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 Long Do Slip Rings Last

Slip Rings transfer power or signals across a rotating surface. They are made from electrically conductive material and work in conjunction with brushes. As the slip ring rotates the brushes come in contact with the ring producing power or signals. The ring and brushes are housed within a unit designed to withstand harsh environmental factors… [Read More]

Slip Rings For Surveillance And CCTV Applications

In today’s environment, where personal and facility security is a priority, the use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) or Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera systems has grown substantially.  In factory and manufacturing facilities and residential homes these types of cameras are becoming more and more common. These camera systems utilize a slip ring to transfer electrical power,… [Read More]

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