Split Ring Manufacturing

ICC manufactures not only commutators but slip rings as well. Below you'll see some of the steps involved to create a new set of bronze slip rings with G-10 insulation. 

Before work can begin on the mill a program is designed by our engineers. After the program is working properly the slip ring is clamped center of the machine and the mill can locate the exact points of machining. 

 Split Rings after excess has been machined.

Split Rings after excess has been machined.

Bronze Split Rings

The next step is to drill the holes.

Bronze Slip Ring, Split

G-10 Insulation

 G-10 is also machined in house. 

G-10 is also machined in house. 

Bronze Slip Ring, Split
G10, G-10, Slip Rings

Final Step is assembly. In this case the steel hub was reusable, so it was sandblasted and painted back to like-new condition. 

Bronze Slip Ring, Split
Bronze Slip Ring, Split
Bronze Slip Ring, Split