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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Does My Project Need A Slip Ring?

If you have a piece of equipment that rotates and also requires electrical power or signals to transfer between the rotary and stationary components of the assembly, a slip ring is the solution. BGB Technology can provide, or custom design, a slip ring for almost any application including medical lights, wind turbines, FORJ, pallet wrappers… [Read More]

BGB Technology Now Hiring CNC Machinists

BGB Technology based in Chesterfield, VA is now hiring a CNC Machinist / Operator / Setter / Programmer. Due to continuing high demand along with new customer opportunities means BGB Technology needs to grow our workforce and capabilities and are looking for candidates to join our team. The main role is to operate and set… [Read More]

Why Fiber Optics Are Revolutionizing Industry

What makes fiber-optic rotary joints so revolutionary? When compared to conventional metal wire (copper wire), optical fibers are: Thinner – Today’s optical fibers can be drawn to smaller diameters than copper wire   Carry a higher capacity – Because optical fibers are thinner than copper wires, more fibers can be bundled into a cable than… [Read More]