Moog Components Group has announced the introduction of a new pitch control slip ring. The EPA3 slip ring is specifically developed for the wind energy market.
The slip ring can be part of a large wind turbine electric pitch control system with the option to integrate hydraulic pitch control systems if required. It can also be used on the yaw axis of small wind turbines. Speeds range from 0 to 100 rpm with through-bore model sizes up to 54 mm available. The slip ring utilizes Fiber On Tip (FOT) power contacting technology.