Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.

Pickle Line Gets Cost Reduction and Savings
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Pickle Line Gets Cost Reduction and Savings

Milwaukee, WI - According to Christopher Eiteljorge, Electrical Engineer with Steel Dynamics Prior to joining the department in 2010, our Pickle Line DC motors used GE brush boxes and Helwig Carbon Red Top brushes. At that time, it was commonplace to be changing brushes and brush boxes on some of our more problematic motors up to once every month due to the Hydrochloric Acid fumes experienced on...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Helwig Brush Holders Survive in Acid Environment

Situation: A steel company was having problems with brush holders and brushes in their pickle line in the steel mill where hydrochloric acid (HCI) fumes are present. HCI is used in pickling of steel to remove rust or iron oxide scale from steel before subsequent processing. At this plant it was common to change brush holders as frequently as every month on the more problematic units. Helwig was...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

NEW Special Coated Brush Holders

NEW, special coated brush holders for use in contaminated environments typical in some industrial plants. Option available on all types of brush holders Milwaukee, WI - Helwig Carbon is pleased to announce a new coated brush holder for harsh industrial environments. This option is available on all types of brush holders. According to Christopher Eiteljorge, Electrical Engineer with Steel Dynamics...

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NEW Carbon Vanes Offer Optimal Product Performance & Efficiency on Vacuum Pumps and Compressors
Electrical Equipment & Systems

NEW Carbon Vanes Offer Optimal Product Performance & Efficiency on Vacuum Pumps and Compressors

Milwaukee, WI. - Helwig Carbon is pleased to announce the launch of a new carbon vane. The advantages of Helwig Carbon's vanes include high quality materials, precise machining, tight tolerances, and fast turnaround time. Helwig can regularly hold tolerances of +/- .0005 for perpendicularity and parallelism that result in optimal product performance and efficiency. Helwig Carbon vanes with...

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Brush Holders replace single-pocket GE models.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Brush Holders replace single-pocket GE models.

Available with optional wear indicator devices, Brush Holders for industrial motors come in 3 sizes of .750 x 1.5, .875 x 1.5, and 1.00 x 1.5 in. With no screws to remove or replace, quick-disconnect terminals and mounts facilitate changing of brushes. Terminals and mounts handle 200 A continuously and snap together in tight positive locking action. Electrical connection remains secure in rough...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Constant Force Springs for Foreign and Domestic Motors in Stock Ready for Immediate Delivery!

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. manufactures constant force spring assemblies for all types of motors including foreign made motors. We carry the most popular types of springs in stock ready for immediate shipment. Improve brush life and reduce maintenance costs with constant force springs. Handy guide shows a picture of the spring listed by motor manufacturer along with spring specifications. Also...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Common GE, Westinghouse, and Reliance Brushholders in Stock Ready for Quick Delivery

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. is now stocking components for over 60 popular GE, Reliance, and Westinghouse brushholders. Complete constant force brushholders can be available in a week or less. Get the parts you need without long lead times. Upgrade existing equipment with constant force brushholders for better performance and longer brush life. For additional information go to:...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vane Material is designed for dry-running applications.

Available for manufacturing of graphite vanes for OEM and aftermarket dry running vane pumps, self-lubricating and dimensionally stable grade MH1 can be molded to near net shape and machined to tolerances of 0.0005 in. Impact-resistant, resin bonded graphite design contributes to extended vane life in non-lubricated vacuum pumps and compressors. It will not damage bore of housing, exhibits low...

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Environmentally Safe, Standard Replacement Filters
Electronic Components & Devices

Environmentally Safe, Standard Replacement Filters

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. is carrying a full line of standard replacement filters for all makes of DC motors including: US/Emerson, Baldor/Powertron, General Electric, and Reliance. Sizes 3 through 11 are available completely assembled and ready to mount. These filters are in stock and ready for immediate shipment. Special filter sizes and mounting configurations can be made to customer...

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Pickle Line Gets Cost Reduction and Savings
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Pickle Line Gets Cost Reduction and Savings

Milwaukee, WI - According to Christopher Eiteljorge, Electrical Engineer with Steel Dynamics Prior to joining the department in 2010, our Pickle Line DC motors used GE brush boxes and Helwig Carbon Red Top brushes. At that time, it was commonplace to be changing brushes and brush boxes on some of our more problematic motors up to once every month due to the Hydrochloric Acid fumes experienced on...

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Helwig Brush Holders Survive in Acid Environment

Situation: A steel company was having problems with brush holders and brushes in their pickle line in the steel mill where hydrochloric acid (HCI) fumes are present. HCI is used in pickling of steel to remove rust or iron oxide scale from steel before subsequent processing. At this plant it was common to change brush holders as frequently as every month on the more problematic units. Helwig was...

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

NEW Special Coated Brush Holders

NEW, special coated brush holders for use in contaminated environments typical in some industrial plants. Option available on all types of brush holders Milwaukee, WI - Helwig Carbon is pleased to announce a new coated brush holder for harsh industrial environments. This option is available on all types of brush holders. According to Christopher Eiteljorge, Electrical Engineer with Steel Dynamics...

Read More »
NEW Carbon Vanes Offer Optimal Product Performance & Efficiency on Vacuum Pumps and Compressors
Electrical Equipment & Systems

NEW Carbon Vanes Offer Optimal Product Performance & Efficiency on Vacuum Pumps and Compressors

Milwaukee, WI. - Helwig Carbon is pleased to announce the launch of a new carbon vane. The advantages of Helwig Carbon's vanes include high quality materials, precise machining, tight tolerances, and fast turnaround time. Helwig can regularly hold tolerances of +/- .0005 for perpendicularity and parallelism that result in optimal product performance and efficiency. Helwig Carbon vanes with...

Read More »
Brush Holders replace single-pocket GE models.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Brush Holders replace single-pocket GE models.

Available with optional wear indicator devices, Brush Holders for industrial motors come in 3 sizes of .750 x 1.5, .875 x 1.5, and 1.00 x 1.5 in. With no screws to remove or replace, quick-disconnect terminals and mounts facilitate changing of brushes. Terminals and mounts handle 200 A continuously and snap together in tight positive locking action. Electrical connection remains secure in rough...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. Announces Purchase of SGL Carbon's Electrical Carbon Operation in St. Mary's, PA

MILWAUKEE, WI, USA, JULY 1, 2009: Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. announces the purchase of the electrical carbon operation in St. Mary's, PA from SGL Carbon. Historically this plant was known as Speer Carbon, one of the leaders in technical developments for the carbon brush industry. Helwig Carbon has formed a joint venture company called E-Carbon America along with a partner, Gerken SA of...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Constant Force Springs for Foreign and Domestic Motors in Stock Ready for Immediate Delivery!

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. manufactures constant force spring assemblies for all types of motors including foreign made motors. We carry the most popular types of springs in stock ready for immediate shipment. Improve brush life and reduce maintenance costs with constant force springs. Handy guide shows a picture of the spring listed by motor manufacturer along with spring specifications. Also...

Read More »
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Common GE, Westinghouse, and Reliance Brushholders in Stock Ready for Quick Delivery

Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. is now stocking components for over 60 popular GE, Reliance, and Westinghouse brushholders. Complete constant force brushholders can be available in a week or less. Get the parts you need without long lead times. Upgrade existing equipment with constant force brushholders for better performance and longer brush life. For additional information go to:...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vane Material is designed for dry-running applications.

Available for manufacturing of graphite vanes for OEM and aftermarket dry running vane pumps, self-lubricating and dimensionally stable grade MH1 can be molded to near net shape and machined to tolerances of 0.0005 in. Impact-resistant, resin bonded graphite design contributes to extended vane life in non-lubricated vacuum pumps and compressors. It will not damage bore of housing, exhibits low...

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