Cutsforth Inc. introduced an innovative dual Shaft Grounding System that maintains lower voltage than OEM solutions and offers universal mounting capability and system redundancy. Cutsforth is a product design, manufacturing and services company that specializes in removable turbine generator brush holders and Online Collector Ring Truing services. Cutsforth designed its Shaft Grounding System to offer turbine generator operators affordable and effective bearing protection with system maintenance that can be performed, in most cases, without shutting down the generator.
Cutsforth’s unique mounting elbows adapt to the OEM frame providing installation flexibility.
To maintain lower shaft voltage, Cutsforth uses a dual, redundant system featuring both copper grounding ropes and carbon brushes.
Because the Cutsforth Shaft Grounding System is designed to work in dirty and non-filtered air environments, it can be used in a wide variety of power plant and industrial settings.