Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 19:49:20 GMT From: "James Sweet" <jamessweetnopsamail.com> Subject: Re: 900 GL -85 generator question
"MH" <nomailnopsamere.no> wrote in message news:c0to9h$dkf$1nopsam4.tilbu1.nb.home.nl... > > > >>...check the stator for grooves/pitting > > > > check the ROTOR for grooves > > > Slip of the tongue. My bad. > > Or should that be "commutator"? ;-) > > Yes, that would be the 100% correct name for the copper strips that you have > to check for grooves..... > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commutator_(electric) > > (These are a part of the rotor though...) It's a commutator if it's truly a generator, but if it's an alternator then it uses slip rings.