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How Do You Make Carbon Brushes?

Haresh Kara

How Do You Make Carbon Brushes?

 Carbon brushes are an essential part of all power tools, but how are they made? In this post, we'll discuss the major steps involved when manufacturing carbon brushes. Need a new carbon brush? Browse our range here. Pre-Step: What are Carbon Brushes and what do they do?  Carbon brushes are a wearable part found in power tools that conduct electrical current between stationary and rotating elements inside a motor or generator. Carbon is used as it conducts electricity well, but it's also soft enough to give a consistent contact point. However this means they wear over time, and so you...

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Electric Motors Explained

Haresh Kara

Electric Motors Explained

The function of an electric motor is to turn electric energy into mechanical energy. Most electric engines work on the principle of magnetic fields interacting with electric currents in a wire winding, which generates torque in the shaft of the motor, allowing the energy to be used by any number of machines attached to the other end of the shaft. Electric motors can be powered by either direct current (DC) sources like batteries or rectifiers; or by alternating current (AC) power sources, such as a power grid, generators, or inverters. In fact, an electricity generator is mechanically identical to an...

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How To Check if Carbon Brushes Are Worn & Need Replacing?

Haresh Kara

How To Check if Carbon Brushes Are Worn & Need Replacing?

Knowing the signs of when your carbon brushes need changing in your your power tool will help you prolong the life of your tool and keep it running like new for year to come. We have some great tale tell signs to look for, so your always aware so why not take a look at our latest blog.

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Drill Bits

Haresh Kara

Drill Bits

Drill bits are tips placed on the end of drills that cut holes in material. This is nearly always a circular hole, though some specialised bits can cut holes in other shapes for specialised purposes. The drill bit is attached to a rotating piece on the end of the drill, which is in turn attached to a motor, usually powered by electricity. The electricity is supplied via a cable or battery. The drill has a piece called a chuck, which can be tightened onto the upper end of the bit, called the shank, to hold it firmly in place during...

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How to Change Carbon Brushes on the TITAN TTL758CHN Chainsaw

Haresh Kara

How to Change Carbon Brushes on the TITAN TTL758CHN Chainsaw

We now stock replacement carbon brushes for the Titan TTL758CHN Chainsaw online here. How to Change the Brushes of the TITAN TTL758CHN Chainsaw Here are the steps you need to take to replace the brushes in this chainsaw. Step 1: Unscrew the Motor Housing Step 2: Unscrew the Top Screw Until Loose, and Unclip the Space Connector Step 3: Push Down To Release Step 4: Carefully Prise Open 2 Lugs Remember we stock replacement brushes for this model of chainsaw here. And you can shop all carbon brushes online here.

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