Slip Rings In Amusement Park Rides

Slip Rings In Amusement Park Rides

slip rints for Amusement Park RidesSummer is when people head out to their favorite amusement park to enjoy everything from the classic carousel to the biggest roller coasters.

Many of the best rides incorporate an impressive light display while spinning and turning at the same time. But you don’t see electrical outlets or wires hanging off the sides of the ride – so what makes it possible for these rides to light up and spin at the same time?

Slip Rings for Amusement Park Rides

A slip ring is used when a machine or device needs to supply power or a signal but rotate at the same time.  It ensures the electric current from a stationary wire keeps contact with the wire that needs to turn or rotate.

Slip rings come in hundreds of sizes and are used in a wide array of applications, such as industrial machinery, amusement rides, robotics, and various military and defense applications.

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BGB Technology designs and manufactures slip rings to customer specifications for almost any project to ensure maximum performance.

Along with our global manufacturing partners, we maintain the diverse ability to supply almost every standard and custom designed slip ring requirement. We have a large selection and availability of carbon and metal graphite brush holder products and accessories, Fiber Optic Rotary Joints (FORJ), and complementary products, including precision joysticks, aquaculture lighting, and camera systems.

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