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Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.

Milwaukee, WI 53224-0400   map
Contact Company: 800-962-4851
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Manufacturer of standard & custom carbon products such as carbon brushes, carbon brush holders, carbon graphite bearings & bushings, carbon graphite seals & steam joints, carbon graphite vanes, carbon current collectors, garnet commutator paper & cooling blower motors. Carbon brushes such as electric motor & generator brushes, slip-ring brushes, grounding brushes & generator brushes for wind turbines are available. Replacement motors for DC motors are also available. Distributor of carbon current collectors. Spring repair, brush holder refurbishment & motor testing services are available. Markets served include power generation, steel, paper, motor repair, elevator, railroad, transit, aviation & OEM. Made in America.

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Company description by Helwig Carbon Products, Inc.
For over 75 years, Helwig Carbon Products, Inc. has produced a full-line of precision-machined carbon brushes, brush holders and mechanical carbons for electrical and other manufacturing industries. Headquartered on the northwest side of Milwaukee, Helwig Carbon remains one of the last family owned American carbon companies. With global subsidiaries in Canada and Mexico, joint ventures in Germany and Czech Republic, and worldwide partnerships with Gerken SA, Belgium and SGL Carbon, St. Mary’s, PA, Helwig Carbon exceeds $25 million in annual revenue.

Introducing cost effective solutions, Helwig More... Carbon offers a press-to-size product line for high volume runs. In addition, in-house material analysis, material development and motor testing allow Helwig to assist its customers in selecting the best material for their application. Understanding the critical nature of the equipment their products are used with, Helwig strives to minimize maintenance and downtime. Handling over 300 orders and shipping over 60,000 pieces daily, Helwig maintains an inventory of over 2,000 brushes in their 130,000 square foot facility for same day shipping. Over 60 percent of the orders they fulfill are for quantities under 50. Custom made items can be manufactured in under two days.

Sales and service representatives are available to conduct in-depth surveys, gather critical data and troubleshoot brush and commutator related problems. Helwig’s technical staff has extensive experience in solving carbon brush, commutator and ring problems, which has lead customers to effective solutions that maximize product performance. Presented with ISO 9001 certification for manufacturing and design, Helwig Carbon is dedicated to quality and the continual refinement of their resources. Less

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NEW Brush Wear Indicator Makes Monitoring Brush Wear Easy
March 31, 2014 — Milwaukee, WI. — Helwig Carbon is pleased to announce the launch of a new brush wear...
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Activities:Distributor, Manufacturer, Custom Manufacturer, Service Company
Year Founded:1928
3rd Party SourcedISO 9000 (Not Specified)
From Company WebsiteISO 9001:2008
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Brand Names:Helwig Carbon, HQD, Pantrac, The Bearing Protector
Export Markets:Western Europe, Australia, Europe, Canada, Mexico
Officials:Lee Aherne, Quality Control Mgr.
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