A slip ring is an electromechanical device that can be used in any system that requires rotation at several points in the transmission of power and signals. It improves the performance of machinery, simplifies system operation and eliminates susceptible wires hanging from movable joints.
Slip rings are also known as swivel joints, slip ring connectors, electrical slip rings, collectors and electrical swivel joints, etc. These slip rings are commonly used in applications such as alternators, packaging machinery, cable reels, slip ring motors, turntable automation equipment. They can be used on any rotating object to transmit power, control circuits or analog or digital signals.