Rotary Electrical Contact

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-34620
Published 2019-06-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
Language:
  • English

Researchers have developed a fundamentally new type of rotary electrical contact that addresses the two limitations of conventional brush/slip ring technology: 1) short operating lifetime due to sliding-contact wear, and 2) electrical arcing associated with contact bounce.