Applications

Wind

Power transmission components for the wind power industry

Schunk is your development and production partner for all matters relating to power transmission in wind power plants. Whether you’re looking for carbon brushes and brush holder systems, slip ring units or shaft grounding and lightning protection Systems.

Schunk has developed a variety of brush holder and rocker designs for use in generators and motors. One-off and small volume production is also available.

Carbon brushes

Kohlebürsten (Kohlebürsten/-systeme + Kontakte)

Schunk carbon brushes also ensure optimum power transmission in the wind industry. Using custom materials, Schunk is able to meet the full range of specific customer specifications.

 

This applies to offshore and onshore plants and installations at high altitudes.

 

Brush holder

Kohlebürstenhalter

Schunk has developed a variety of brush holder and rocker designs for use in generators and motors. One-off and small volume production is also available.

 

 

Brush rockers

Bürstenbrücken (Energie - Wind)

Schunk’s fully or partially assembled brush rockers significantly reduce the work required to install carbon brushes and carbon brush holders in wind turbines. Schunk manufactures brush rockers in a wide variety of designs depending on the type of electrical machinery and your particular requirements.

 

 

Slip ring units

Schleifringeinheiten

Shaft grounding

Wellenerdung

Grounding brushes discharge ripple voltages that may be caused, for example, by asymmetries in the magnetic circuit of rotating electrical machinery. Our wide range of materials allows the ideal grounding brushes to be selected for your system.

 

Lightning protection systems

Blitzschutzsysteme

If necessary, our carbon brushes and holders can be used as lightning protection systems. The systems are certified for lightning protection class I.

 

 

Flexible power connections

Flexible Stromverbindungen