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The Orbex Group is a leading manufacturer of slip rings and precision electric motors.

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Communication Applications

In many communications applications, continuous motion is required. To accommodate this motion, cable reels, shipboard satellite antennas, and other critical equipment often require slip rings. Whether you are looking for HD slip rings or a fiber optic rotary joint (FORJ) for your communications equipment, Orbex designs and manufactures complete solutions that will help make your project a success.

FORJ & Coaxial Rotary Joint Slip Ring Options

For high data rates and improved data security, Orbex can integrate a fiber optic rotary joint (FORJ) or a coaxial rotary joint into our slip rings to create a reliable, high performance solution. Standard capsule slip rings can typically handle data rates to 100 Mbps with minimal modifications—we’ve designed our line of coaxial rotary joint slip rings to provide increased transfer speeds without sacrificing data integrity or security.

Standard & Custom High Transmission Rate Slip Rings

Orbex HD series slip rings provide transmission rates of 6 Gbps/6 GHz with their integral RF rotary connectors, allowing the transfer of 1080p or 1080i video signals via the slip rings’ HD-SDI interface. Custom slip ring and coaxial rotary joint configurations have been engineered for 18 GHz data rates.

Reliable, High Performance Electric Motors

The pedestals for communication antennas benefit from the high torque of Orbex HT brushless motors for both tracking and stabilization. The low speed nature of these applications takes advantage of the HT motors’ exceptional low speed torque, compact size, and exceptional value.

Contact Us for Communications Slip Rings, Motors & More

Contact Orbex for more information on slip rings and motors for your communications needs, to place an order, or to request a price quote