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AWEA O&M Recommended Practices Webinar Series - Part III Generator Collector Ring Assembly Maintenance

This event will be held on Friday, March 27 at 12:00 - 1:00 pm EDT / This event is free for AWEA Business Members and $99 for Nonmembers

The AWEA O&M Working Group is excited to continue with the newly launched monthly webinar series based on the AWEA O&M Recommended Practices. Each month, you will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with some of the industry’s top professionals as they discuss these Recommended Practices. This month the series will focus on the Generator Collector Ring Assembly Maintenance Recommended Practice.  

The AWEA Operation & Maintenance Recommended Practices provides general guidance to sound maintenance practices and advances in carbon brush and collector reliability.

Moderator: Kevin Alewine, Director of Marketing, Shermco Industries

Gary Lozowski, Senior Design and Application Engineer, Morgan AM&T

Roland Roberge, Manager of Design and Application Engineering Department, Morgan AM&T

Featured topics:

  • Collector Ring Construction and Assembly
  • Doubly Fed Asynchronous Generators
  • The Purpose of the Carbon Brush
  • Carbon Brush Materials
  • Important Parameters for Optimum Carbon Brush and Slip Ring Performance
  • How to Maintain Carbon Brushes and Collector Rings
    • The importance of cleanliness on collector rings
    • Inspection of the collector ring surface
    • Inspection of the carbon brush and brush box

AWEA would like to thank Shermco Industries, the generous sponsor for this series!

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Note: After you register for this event an email confirmation will be sent to you containing your receipt and the webinar login instructions.  If you do not receive this information within 10 minutes of registering, please go to webinars.awea.org and login using your AWEA credentials.  Once you are logged in you will be able reprint your receipt confirmation and view instructions on how to connect to the webinar.  If you experience any problems with this process please email webinars@awea.org.

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Trevor Sievert, Online Editorial Journalist / By AWEA Staff

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