Accession Number : ADA112003

Title :   Brush/Slip Ring Selection for High Power Satellite Loads.

Descriptive Note : Test rept. 14 Nov 77-3 Apr 78,

Corporate Author : BOEING CO SEATTLE WA

Personal Author(s) : Heier,Duane K

PDF Url : ADA112003

Report Date : 12 Oct 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : This report presents the results of vacuum tests of dry lubricant brush materials for usage in slip ring assemblies of satellites with large electrical loads. Primary concerns of the test were brush voltage drop, wear rate, and operating temperature at high current densities with a slow slip ring angular velocity. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Slip rings, Sliding contacts, Solar satellites, Lubricating films, Wear resistance, Test and evaluation, Electrical equipment, Electric power, High vacuum

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE