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Carbon Brush Types and Commutation

The term "carbon brush" appeared in electrical engineering history with the change to materials actually made from copper wire, which looked like a brush, to graphite and carbon. Carbon brushes have been evolving for decades.

Siemens Motor Starter Replacement Parts: Electrical Contacts and Coils

Siemens Energy & Automation acquired the Furnas Electric Company electrical control and motor control center product groups in 1996. You will see these OEM names used interchangeably. Furnas is now a Siemens company

GE Kinematic Replacement Brushes Hubbell-Euclid Replacement Contacts Furnas Contactor Coils Replacements

Carbon Brushes for Kinematic Motors, Hubbell/Euclid Motor Controller Replacement Contacts, Replacement Contactor Coils for Furnas

Hotels and electrical contacts a comfortable combination

The next time you're checking in at an upscale hotel, take a moment to appreciate what's going on behind the scenes to keep things humming.

Replacing Carbon Brushes for Electrical Motors?

Carbon brush grades fall under four main categories based on the manufacturing procedures, the types of carbons and other ingredients. The types of brushes are: carbongraphite, electrographite, graphite and metal graphite.

Schneider Electric electrical contacts and Repco Replacement Contacts

Through acquisition and industry consolidation Schneider Electric has grown into a global leader. Schneider's 21st century focus is on expanding its electrical distribution and automation and energy management solutions.

Tractor manufacturing kept humming via electrical maintenance and inventory

Modern day tractor manufacturing involves automation and conveyor driven processes. John Deere, Caterpillar, Kubota and all leading manufacturers have invested heavily in streamlining operations to both to keep costs down and to protect workers.

Electrical Motor Control Parts: REPCO Greatest Stories Ever Told

To end the year, we've dug up and summarized some of our favorite electrical contact and carbon brush "help" articles from the archives with links back to the original article for easy reference.

Electrical Wholesaling: Experience on the Front Lines

OEMs & electrical wholesalers often train new hires in non-sales related functions in one to two week stints with inside and outside sales groups. This familiarizes them with product lines, customer service and resourcefulness in satisfying the customer

Ski lifts, Motors, Electrical Contacts, and Motor Controls

If you've ever ridden on a ski lift (a.k.a. chair lift) you've probably never thought about the mechanics and equipment that keep it running.

Carbon Brushes for Reliance Motors, Electrical Contacts for ABB Motor Controls, Contactor Shunt Offerings

REPCO stocks replacement brushes for Reliance DC variable-speed motors, generators and drives to keep these motors humming.

Electrical contacts help to make furniture

The days of individual craftsman laboring to create a single chair, table, hutch, or cabinet are nearly over. Computer controlled cutters, automatic sanders, and assembly lines reign supreme. A majority of furniture today, isn't manipulated by humans unt

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