For over 85 years, Helwig Carbon has been an industry leader in the replacement brush market, as well as a supplier to many of the major OEMs of DC equipment. Our state-of-the art manufacturing facility allows us to quickly produce custom brushes in a day or two. Helwig Carbon brushes are found through industry including steel processing, mining, power generation, railroad, and motor repair.
The carbon brushes are custom designed and manufactured to meet the requirements of your particular motor or generator. Finding the proper brush design for the operating conditions of your motor is the key to maximizing carbon brush and commutator life. Poor brush selection can result in fast brush wear and damage to the commutator.
Find the carbon brush you need using our catalog search. Over 1000 popular carbon brush styles are carried in stock ready for immediate delivery. Search by part number, manufacturer, size, or application.
Red Top Advantage
Helwig Carbon has pioneered innovations like the Red Top Multiflex brush for improved electrical contact, reduced brush vibration and extended spring life. The Red Top was a Helwig patented feature which has over 50 years of proven field success and has now become an industry standard.