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Carbon Brushes

For over 90 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. We stock thousands of carbon brushes for a variety of popular applications. Our state-of-the art manufacturing facility also allows us to quickly produce custom brushes in a day or two.

Our 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 the life of the carbon brush and contact surface. Poor brush selection can result in fast brush wear and damage to the contact surface. Helwig Carbon’s engineers are industry leading experts on sliding electrical contacts found in:

  • DC Motors
  • Generators
  • Slip Ring Motors
  • FHP Motors
  • Grounding Applications

Let us help you find the best solution for your application!




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