Construction/Crane

Construction/Crane

BGB Technology provides custom and modular slip rings and hydraulic rotary joints for cranes and construction equipment applications.

BGB cranesWe can can create custom slip ring assemblies and products including:

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Our production facility is located on the East Coast making it easy to ship throughout the US and beyond and our US based sales and customer service team can answer your questions quickly.

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What is a Slip Ring?

A slip ring is  It ensures the current from a stationary wire keeps contact with the wire that needs to turn or rotate.

A metal rings used when a machine or device needs to supply power, or a signal, but also rotate at the same time. It provides a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts.  Brushes are an integral part of any slip ring design.  The brushes, which often look like the end of a paintbrush, are metal conductors that drag on the outside of a metal ring. As the device rotates, the brushes conduct the electrical current, or signal. Without the brushes, the slip ring can’t conduct the electricity or current needed to function.

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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, so a slip ring’s cost … 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 clean, … 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 … Read More...

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