MOOG Components Group

Ethernet Slip Ring Solutions


High performance slip ring solutions for reliable Ethernet transmission

Moog Components Group
in Blacksburg, VA has just released their family of Ethernet ready slip rings that allow transfer of the Ethernet protocol through a rotating interface. The innovative designs meet the challenge of matching impedance, controlling crosstalk and managing losses.


Slip Rings 103: Defining the System Interface


Slip rings are available in two basic mechanical configurations: drum style and platter style. Drum style has many advantages for most designs. Platter style is best for applications with limited length availability.

Drum style slip rings are available with and without through bores to pass fluid and pneumatic lines, waveguides, etc.  Sometimes it makes the most sense to use a through bore style for the power circuits and place a miniature slip ring capsule in the center.

Slip Rings 102: Fiber Brush Contacts – A Little More Detail


Fiber Brush contacts were developed to address increasing demands for higher performance. As technology has advanced, so has the need for faster signal speed, faster rotational speed, higher power, longer life, less maintenance and vacuum operation. Some of the most challenging applications are: