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Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Posted by: Bob Valerius
Organization:Northrop-Grumman Oceanic & Naval Systems
Date posted: Mon Nov 3 8:26:15 US/Eastern 2003
Subject: Slip Ring Reliability
I am trying to find out if there are any slip ring reliability models in existence. If there are not, would it be correct just to model all the items separately? Thanks in advance.
Subject: Slip Ring Data
Reply Posted by: BWD
Date Posted: Tue Nov 4 11:07:13 US/Eastern 2003
In the Reliability Non-Electronic Part Data base, I found information on the slip rings. The data for military application has a average generic failure rate of 7.56 failures per million hours. These points are old data, that is, back in the 1980s. An analysis of the individual sub components could be performed as you indicated if you wanted to verify the old data.