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Electric brush

Stan Zurek, Electric brush, Encyclopedia-Magnetica.com, {accessed 2019-01-21}

Electric brush - a connector used between fixed and moving conductors.

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.

A pair of new carbon brushes for a small universal motor x-default

by S. Zurek, E. Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Used carbon brushes from a DC generator used_electric_brushes_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, E. Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

Electric brush on the exposed part of the winding of a toroidal autotransformer variac_brush_magnetica.jpg

by S. Zurek, E. Magnetica, CC-BY-3.0

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