Power slip rings for hydro power generators

Slip rings for hydro power generators

Mersen has a long experience on slip rings assemblies for hydro generator and has already equipped hundred sets for OEMs and refurbishment in the world.

Our engineering team are permanently in contact with OEMs for designing ring sets for optimum performances

Main characteristics of our slip rings

  • Steel machined or forged rings (from 600mm to 2500mm diameter)
  • Insulated studs (copper, bronze or steel) and spacer
  • Support ring / auxiliary shaft (length up to 1300mm)
  • Assembly and finish machining
  • Sleeve assembly (connection from rings to rotor coils)
  • Varnish paint
  • Inspection and tests report following OEMs requirements (ultrasonic, hardness, tensile strength, chemical analysis, insulation resistance, hi-pot up to 60kV, dimension and visual)
  • Packaging SEI4C