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slip ring

n.
A metal ring mounted on a rotating part of a machine to provide a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts.

slip ring

n
(Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a metal ring, mounted on but insulated from a rotating shaft of a motor or generator, by means of which current can be led through stationary brushes into or out of a winding on the shaft

slip′ ring`


n.
(in an electric motor or generator) a metal ring that conducts current through stationary brushes to or from the coil or rotor.
[1895–1900]
slip′-ring`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slip ring - connection consisting of a metal ring on a rotating part of a machineslip ring - connection consisting of a metal ring on a rotating part of a machine; provides a continuous electrical connection through brushes on stationary contacts
connecter, connector, connective, connection, connexion - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
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If the alternator field is shorted or the brush slip rings are badly damaged or built up with carbon and oil, the alternator could well be the cause of the regulator failure.
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DTS (Seal Beach, CA) has announced a product that eliminates the need for slip rings and telemetry.
The new MSPro14 profiler from Morgan measures the roundness of commutators and slip rings, allowing users to identify problems before they impact brush performance.
This means that machine builders and control engineers can do away with expensive and temperamental slip rings -- instead, simply mounting the sensors and checking the radio connection.
With no excitation power, slip rings or excitation control systems, the turbine has a capacity of 2.
The mold is painted with a new nano-particle conductive coating that receives current via slip rings that carry the power to the mold.
This is measured by a TorqSense non-contact sensor that offers the development team the great advantage of not requiring complex and delicate slip rings, making the mixer easier to build (and rebuild between trials) and far more robust in operation.
To reduce costs, Hobson asked MKE to use the new drive with the existing motor with its slip rings linked out, rather than replacing the motor.
This company's rotary transmitters do not contain slip rings, brushes, wire loops and similar devices.
It features a multi heater cartridge design and dual slip rings separate from the heater assembly.