Technical Articles | Helwig Carbon

Technical Articles

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.

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