Grounding brushes

grounding brush Mersen

Grounding device brushes

Mersen offers a wide range of brushes for grounding systems, made from metal graphite grades.

These grades are prepared from purified natural graphite and metal powders (copper, silver…) pressed and baked to bring them to the required solidity and cohesion levels.

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Grounding carbon brushes

Characteristics

  • Specific designs
  • Selected materials
  • High quality tamping
  • Optimized cable dimensions
  • Good mechanical stability
  • High electrical conductivity
  • Low friction coefficient
  • High transient current density
  • Wide speed range (15m to 55m/s)
  • Brush wear indicator systems

Applications

  • Electric Locomotives
  • Diesel Electric Locomotives
  • Wind mills (generators, surge protection)
  • Hydro-electric plants
  • Packaging
  • Ports & marine