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Electric brush

Stan Zurek, Electric brush, Encyclopedia Magnetica,

Electric brush - a connector used between fixed and moving conductors, to facilitate electrical contact and pass electrical signal or current between the parts of the given circuit.

A pair of new carbon brushes for a small universal motor x-default
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Electric brushes are used most frequently on commutators or slip rings, as well as in autotransformers. Depending on the material and construction of the brush there can be: carbon brush, copper brush, wire brush, etc.

Electric brush on the exposed part of the winding of a toroidal autotransformer variac_brush_magnetica.jpg
Electric brushes mounted in universal motor, on a commutator comutator_brushes_universal_motor_e-m.jpg
Worn out carbon brushes from a DC generator used_electric_brushes_magnetica.jpg

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