Articles & White Papers

Helwig Carbon offers a unique level of expertise in applying the appropriate materials for specific applications. The extensive experience of our technical staff leads customers to logical, scientific solutions that maximize product performance. By evaluating the entire brush system, including the brush holder and spring we provide a coordinated solution that leads to longer product life and lower maintenance costs. 

To help our customers, Helwig Carbon offers a series of articles to extend the brush and contact surface life. The articles were previously presented at conferences and seminars to educate the users and representatives.


Articles To Choose From

Brushholders and Performance of Carbon Brushes

Carbon Brushes for Elevators: Composition, Function, Solutions

The Carbon Brush and How it Relates to Commutation

The Effect of Spring Pressure on Carbon Brush Wear Rate

Brushes, Sparking and Machine Maintenance


White Papers

Fast Emergency Service

Grade K175 for High Altitude Applications

Grade H670 offers longer life on Servo Motor

Grade K115 improve brush and commutator life 50%

Grade K374 passes test for commercial floor care

Helwig Carbon brush holders survive acid environment

Shaft Grounding Analysis